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L Bina Orellana
Bina Orellana, L., Var. A. Indica. Latkan, . 13ssa., Fitsm. Kisree, . . . . Matta. Thi-dew, Thi-den- Kasumba-kling, Malay. Pan, . . . Bunx. Knrungu Munga,ni.r.r-st. Kuppa Manhala, . Can. 1aha-ga1311, . . Sixen. Kist', . . . Kuragu Tnanjal. . Tam. Arnotto, Annatto, Eno. Mangmati Manna, Rocou, ...

Nu Joan
Nu Joan, Au Auguatine Monk, Who Reigned For Rnany Yews As A Petty Sovereign On The Ishnd Of Sundwa, About The Middle Of The Lith Century. I France, A Country Of Europe, Which, In The 18th C,entury, Nobly Made Exertions For Empire In The East. They Occupied .madagasear, Also The ...

Pers Dargah Hind
Dargah. Hind., Pers. A Tomb Or Shrine, Of Which There Are In India Several Of Fame. Near Mangalore, At The Village Of Cuddry (two Miles Off), Is Shaikh Furreed Ka Dargah. It Consists Of A Hole Iu The Centre Of The Side Of A Perpendicular Laterite Rock, Which Is Fabulously ...

Pers Doai3 Hind
Doai3. Hind., Pers. From Do, Two, And Ab, Water, A Country Lying Between Two Rivers, A Mcsopotamia. In British India, People Spe,ak .of The Doabs Of The Ganges And Jumna, Of The God Avery And Kistna, Of The Tumbudra And Kistna, The Itaichoro Doab, Etc. The Five Doabs Of The ...

Pers Gam Sair
Gam - Sair, Pers., Is A Term Applied To The Pasture Grounds Of The Noruade Pastoral Races Of Asia. Every Pastoral Mountain Tribe In The Himalaya, In Tibet, In The Afghan And Baluch Mountains, In Arabia, Syria, Persia, And Kurdistan, Has Its Wintering And Summering Regions. The Province Of Fars ...

Pers I Madri
. . Pers. I . . Madri. Cannibals Still Exist In Several Parts Of The World. The Birhor Of The Central Provinces Of India Are Said To Eat Their Aged Relatives, Who Invite Their Relations To Kill And Eat Them. The Aghora, A Disgusting Sect Of Saiva Eindus, Are Said ...

Port
. . . Port. The Tree. Nawa, Amb. I Anao, Areng, Indro, Mala. Gomuti Is A Fibrous Horsehair-looking Substance, Produced At The Base Of The Petioles Of The Arenga Saccharifera, And Superior In Quality, Cheapness, And Durability To That Obtained From The Husk Of The Cocoanut. It Has Great Power, ...

Rind 71119
Rind. 71119 Natives Of India Prepare A Lap Or Grindstone Composed Of Shell-lac As Its Basis, And Corundum Lex Powder Or Other Hard Mineral As The Grinding Material. In Coimbatorc, Persons Of The Barber Caste Are The Manufacturers Of These. The Stone Being Pounded And Reduced To The Form Of ...

Robert Clive
Clive, Robert, Lora), A Madras Civil Servant, Who Beciiiii0 Ii Great Military Commander, Was Governor Of Madras And Of Bengal, And Com Mander-in-chief Of India. Amongst The Many Eminent Men Who Have Served And Ruled In British India, He Alone Hasbeen Styled 'great ; ' And Whether His Deeds As ...

Sansk Go Hind
Go. Hind., Sansk. A Cow ; Hence Gopa, Gopala, Gorakh, Gopini, Gopi, Cowherd, Herds. Gobar, Cow-dung. Gopi Chandana, Cowherd's Sandal. Gopi Matti, Cowherd's Earth. Goind, Manured Land, Also Called Jamai. Gao-mukhi, Cow's Mouth, The Ravine In The Himalaya Where The Ganges Issues. Gopura Or Gopuram, A Gate, A Gateway Of ...

Sir George Birdwood
Birdwood, Sir George Christopheit Molesworth, M.d. Of Edinburgh University, K.c.s.i., A Medical Officer Of The Bombay Army. In 1856 Ho 'was Present At The Capture Of Mobarn Marsh, For Which Ho Received Tho Medal And Clasp Given For The Persian War Of 1856-57. In 1857 He Was Appointed Professor Of ...

Sir Henry Miers Elliot
Elliot, Sir Henry Miers, K.c.b. One Of Fifteen Children Of Mr. John Elliot Of 'pimlico Lodge, Westminster. He Was Born In 1808; Was Educated At Winchester School And Oxford, From Which He Passed Into The Civil Service Of The E. I. Company In Bengal, And Twice Filled The Post Of ...

Tel Dhor
Dhor, Tel.; Dhoria, Can. ; Dhorata, Malin., Are Found In Most Of The Larger Villages Of Southern India. They Aro Tanners, But Are Re Garded As Hindus, And, Unlike The Mhar And Mhang, Reside Within The Villages. They Do Not Partake Of Animals That Die Of Disease. They Never Devote ...

Vegetable Butters
Butters, Vegetable. This Name Is Given To The Concrete Oil Of Certain Vegetable; From Its Resemblance To The Butter Obtained From The Milk Of Animals. The Term Is Also Occasionally, But Improperly, Applied To Some Vegetable Products Which Are Entirely Of A Waxy Nature, Such As The Wax Of Myrica ...

William Griffith
Griffith, William, F.l.s., A Medical Officer Of The Madras Army, Author Of Numerous Works On Indian Botany. He Accompanied The Army Which Marched In 1838 39 From Sind Through Quetta And Kandahar To Ghazni And Kabul. From Kabul He Crossed The Chain Of The Hindu Kush To Band= And ...

Zend Gao Hind
Gao. Hind., Zend. A Cow. In Hinduism, The Gao Or Cow Is Symbolic Of Prit-ha, The Earth. Gao Has Numerous Combinations. Gao-char Or Gao-charhai, Pasture Land Kept Free From Cultiva Tion, As The Grazing Ground Of The Village. Gao Dana Or Godana, The Gift Of A Cow To A Brahman ...

Or Bodice
Bodice, Or Choli, Is Worn Everywhere In The South Of India. It Is Cut In Square Pieces, Which Meet In Front, And Are Tied By The Ends In A Strong '..tot Under The Breasts; And The Sleeve, Which In Some Instances Reaches Below The Elbow, And In Others Above It, ...

Or Brahm
Brahm, Or Para Brahm, Sansil, The Supreme Being, Is A Name That First Appears In Hindu Religious Books, In Some Of The Best Upanishads, Or Appendages To The Vedas, Of Later Date Than The First Three, And Introducing A Different And Superior Theology. It Seems To Have Been A First ...

Or China Grass
China Grass, Or China Flax. Bcehmeria Nivea, Gaud. I Urtica Tenapissima, Roxb. Urtica Nivea, Linn. Rheea, . . . Assam. Tali Rami, 11g., Malay. Inan Bonoa, . . Lepeeah, . '`. . Nepal. Gambe, . Kkst Celebes. Kankura . Rungpore. Chu-ma, Chu, . Chin. Pan, . . . . ...

Or China Ware
China-ware, Or Porcelain, Once So Exten Sively Exported From China, Is Now Almost Con Fined To The Commonest And Cheapest Descrip Tions Of Stoneware. The Patterns Made By The Chinese Seldom Change, While The European Manufacturers Both Consult And Lead The Taste And Fancy Of Their Customers ; And It ...

Or Chutia Nagpur
Chutia Nagpur, Or Chota Nagpore, Is A Pro Vince In Bengal And The Central Provinces, Lying Between Lat. 21 58' 30" And 24 48' N., And Long. 83 22' And 87 15' E., With An Area Of 43,901 Square Miles, And A Population In 1872 Of 3,825,571 Souls, Two-thirds Of ...

Or Cossya Iiills
Cossya Iiills, Or Khassya Hills, Estimated Area 7290 Sq. Milos, 80 Miles In Length From N. To S.. And 40 In Breadth. Extend From Lat. 24 35' To 26 7', And From Long. 91 35' To 02 4'. About 16 Miles On The Symet Side, And About The Same On ...

Or Fasli
Fasli, Or Harvest Em Of Northern India, Has Been Traced To The Year Of Akbar's Accession To Tho Throne, Or The 2d Rabi-us-sani, 9g3 (14th February 1556), When A Solar Year For Financial And Other Civil Transactions Was Engrafted On The Current Lunar Year Of The Hijra, Or Subse Quently ...