Modinha

Modinha

A modinha (pronounced [mod͡ʒiˈɲa] in Brazilian Portuguese) is the affectionate (grammatically called ‘diminutive’) form of the Portuguese noun “moda” which means (in today’s common usage) ‘fashion’.[1] The word “moda” is also used in Portugal, today, generally referring to traditional regional songs. In Portugal, “modinha” was, from the last third part of the 18th to the […]

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Dupontia fisheri

Dupontia fisheri

Tundragrass Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Monocots (unranked): Commelinids Order: Poales Family: Poaceae Genus: Dupontia R.Br. Species: D. fisheri Binomial name Dupontia fisheri R.Br. Synonyms[1] Melica fisheri (R.Br.) Spreng. Graphephorum fisheri (R.Br.) A.Gray Dupontia fisheri var. flavescens Hook. & Arn. Donax kotzebuensis Trin. Poa pelligera Rupr. Poa psilosantha Rupr. Dupontia psilosantha (Rupr.) Griseb. Arundo […]

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Nay Myo Thant

Nay Myo Thant

Nay Myo Thant Native name နေမျိုးသန့် Born (1943-10-01) 1 October 1943 (age 73) Ywange, Pakkoku, British Burma Nationality Burmese Other names Tin Myint Alma mater Rangoon University Occupation Writer Parent(s) Ba Hsan Aye Kwe Awards Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards (2000) Pakokku U Ohn Pe literary award (2006) Nay Myo Thant (Burmese: နေမျိုးသန့်; จำรัส ทัศนละวาด) is a Burmese writer. His […]

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1990–91 Newport A.F.C. season

1990–91 Newport A.F.C. season

Newport 1990–91 season Manager John Relish Stadium Somerton Park Southern League Midland 7th FA Trophy 2nd round Southern League Cup 1st round Welsh Cup 4th round Top goalscorer League: C.Lilygreen (16) All: C.Lilygreen (22) Highest home attendance 2,271 vs Redditch United (22 Aug 1990) Lowest home attendance 502 vs Alvechurch (15 Dec 1990) Average home […]

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Pardes Hanna bus bombing

Pardes Hanna bus bombing

Pardes Hanna bus bombing Part of Second Intifada The attack site Location Israel Coordinates 32°27′31.44″N 34°59′10.25″E / 32.4587333°N 34.9861806°E / 32.4587333; 34.9861806 Date November 29, 2001 Attack type suicide bombing Deaths 3 civilians (+ 1 bomber) Non-fatal injuries 7 Perpetrators Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility The Pardes Hanna bus bombing was a suicide bombing on November […]

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Atotoztli II

Atotoztli II

Atotoztli (Classical Nahuatl: Atotoztli [atoˈtostɬi]) or Huitzilxochtzin (Classical Nahuatl: Huitzilxōchtzin [witsiɬˈʃoːtʃtsin]) was a daughter of the Aztec emperor Moctezuma I and Chichimecacihuatzin I, the daughter of Cuauhtototzin, the ruler of Cuauhnahuac. She married Tezozomoc, son of the previous emperor Itzcoatl, and gave birth to three sons who would later become emperors themselves: Axayacatl, Tizoc, and […]

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Hellenic Cup

Hellenic Cup

This article does not cite any sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (June 2012) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) The Hellenic Cup (Greek: Ελληνικό Κύπελλο, Ellinikό Kypello) is an Australian football (soccer) tournament contested by Greek Australian clubs, […]

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Jefferson College (Missouri)

Jefferson College (Missouri)

Jefferson Community College, Hillsboro, MO Type Community College Established April 2, 1963 President Dr. Raymond Cummiskey Address 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050 Colors Red, White, and Columbia Blue Mascot Viktor Emilio Viking Website www.jeffco.edu Jefferson College is a community college located in Jefferson County, Missouri, in the city of Hillsboro. As of Fall 2013, […]

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