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2014-02-06 16:20:09

- Columbia, SC and Fayetteville, NC latest cities to take advantage of daily express, city-to-city bus service with free Wi-Fi from $1 NEW YORK, Feb.

2014-02-05 23:02:20

Columbia Forest Products' new website enhances the user experience through improved navigation and readability on all devices, along with offering expanded content. Greensboro,

2014-02-04 23:02:38

Jack Griffeth has been elected to the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA) Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) February 04, 2014

2014-02-03 23:03:09

Emergency Communications Network (ECN), the nation’s largest provider of multimodal notification solutions, is participating in a new University of Missouri-Columbia research study regarding

2014-01-31 23:01:43

Dr. Patricia S. Stoker offers Columbia, MD residents advanced sleep apnea treatment for regained energy and productivity with dental sleep apnea methods.

2014-01-31 16:22:25

SOUNDTRACK INCLUDES SONGS FROM JOHN LEGEND, GARY CLARK, JR., THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES AND EMERGING ARTISTS KIM CESARION AND MISHON NEW YORK, Jan.

2014-01-31 12:23:48

Newly Remodeled Store Opens Tomorrow, Featuring Top Brands and Interactive Experiences FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan.

2014-01-30 23:28:33

Mold damaged some 600,000 books of the University of Missouri Libraries, said a report.

2014-01-23 12:25:51

Four-CD box set presents four nights of historic performances at legendary Fillmore East in New York, in their complete unedited form for the first time NEW YORK, Jan.


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Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COBU6 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers....

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COLUM3 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers.

2012-06-18 08:50:05

Symbol: BRVU Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BRVU2 Bromopsis vulgaris (Hook.) Holub   BRVUE Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. eximius Shear   BRVUR Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. robustus Shear Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Classification:      ...

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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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