a heavy mist or drizzle that occurs in the Congo basin area, often accompanied by onshore winds.
noun Examples Word Origin Usage Note Historical Examples The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
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a chief of an Indian clan or tribe in Mexico and the West Indies. (in Spain and Latin America) a political boss on a local level. (in the Philippines) a prominent landowner. any of several black and red or black and yellow orioles of the American tropics that construct long, pendent nests. Contemporary Examples My […]
noun (esp in Spanish America) government by local political bosses Historical Examples A Woman’s Impression of the Philippines Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4 Henry Charles Lea A Woman’s Impression of the Philippines Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee