one of a class of the Vedic texts that, together with the Upanishads, make up the closing portions of the Brahmanas.
a member of a tribe of North American Indians of Algonquian speech stock, once dwelling in the Colorado plains and now in Oklahoma and Wyoming. an Algonquian language, the language of the Arapaho. Historical Examples This was the only hostile act committed at the Cheyenne and Arapaho agency during the outbreak (Report, 38). Calendar history […]
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a mountain in N Colorado, in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains W of Boulder. 13,506 feet (4119 meters). Historical Examples The road led them over a timbered spur, and then after crossing another creek, headed almost directly toward Arapaho Peak. Jack the Young Trapper George Bird Grinnell
. Contemporary Examples The following day, another school shooting at Arapahoe High School added to our tally. This Gun Nut Says Most School Shootings Aren’t Real Brandy Zadrozny June 11, 2014 But mostly he sat up straight, staring ahead as three Arapahoe County sheriffs deputies monitored him closely. Aurora Cops Relive the Horror at James […]
a large freshwater fish, Arapaima gigas, of Brazil and Guiana, reputed to reach a length of 15 feet (4.5 meters) and a weight of 500 pounds (225 kg). Historical Examples arapaima (a-ra-pīma), a genus of South American fresh-water fishes, ord. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various noun a very large primitive freshwater […]