[pawk, pawlk] /pɔk, pɔlk/
a strait in the Bay of Bengal between SE India and N Sri Lanka, to the N of Adam’s Bridge. 40–85 miles (64–137 km) wide.
a channel between SE India and N Ceylon. Width: about 64 km (40 miles)
[pawl] /pɔl/ noun 1. a cloth, often of velvet, for spreading over a coffin, bier, or tomb. 2. a coffin. 3. anything that covers, shrouds, or overspreads, especially with darkness or gloom. 4. Ecclesiastical. 5. Heraldry. . 6. Archaic. a cloth spread upon an altar; corporal. 7. Archaic. a garment, especially a robe, cloak, or […]
[pal-uh] /ˈpæl ə/ noun, plural pallae [pal-ee] /ˈpæl i/ (Show IPA) 1. a voluminous square of cloth draped around the body as a mantle or wrap, worn by women of ancient Rome.
[puh-ley-dee-uh m] /pəˈleɪ di əm/ noun, plural Palladia [puh-ley-dee-uh] /pəˈleɪ di ə/ (Show IPA) 1. Also, Palladion [puh-ley-dee-on] /pəˈleɪ diˌɒn/ (Show IPA). a statue of Athena, especially one on the citadel of Troy on which the safety of the city was supposed to depend. 2. (usually lowercase) anything believed to provide protection or safety; safeguard. […]
[puh-ley-dee-uh n, -lah-] /pəˈleɪ di ən, -ˈlɑ-/ adjective 1. pertaining to, introduced by, or in the architectural style of Andrea . noun 2. a disciple of Andrea , specifically one of the circle of Lord Burlington in 18th-century England. [puh-ley-dee-uh n] /pəˈleɪ di ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the goddess Athena. 2. pertaining […]