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2014-03-17 23:04:36

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back prices for the big match between Greece and Bolivia at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. This well-known secondary ticket exchange is offering their customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Harrison, NJ (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ticket Down announces that Red Bull Arena will host Greece vs. Bolivia in conjunction with "The Road to Brazil." This tournament is a 10-nation, seven game event being organized by...

2014-03-14 23:24:45

The artist presented his unique sculptural costumes created using recycled aluminum, specifically Coca-Cola and other beverage cans. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 International dignitaries and celebrities joined an overflow crowd at the opening reception on March 6th of the major retrospective exhibition of the internationally recognized sculptor of Hellenic descent, Nikos Floros, at the Russian Academy of Fine Arts Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Following a very successful...

2014-02-27 08:35:08

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hellenic Initiative and the Libra Group are proud sponsors of the Greek Exhibit at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive/Startup Village on March 7, 2014 in Austin, TX. Sixteen promising high-tech startups will participate, representing the first time so many Greek startups have exhibited together at a world-class event outside of Greece. Since its inception in 1994 the SXSW Interactive Festival has emerged as an incubator of...

2014-02-17 08:24:34

BROOKLINE, Mass., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Boston Byzantine Music Festival will take place on the campus of Hellenic College Holy Cross on February 24-25, 2014. The festival will highlight the riches of Byzantine music and its explore connections with the music of the Near East through a series of talks and performances. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/DC66134) Byzantine art is commonly associated with the majestic architecture of domed...

2014-02-12 16:21:02

PIRAEUS, Greece, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that it plans to hold a conference call to discuss the Company's results for the fourth quarter of 2013 on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company plans to issue financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2013 on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 after the close of market trading. What: Fourth Quarter 2013 Conference Call and...

2014-02-07 08:22:10

DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Gas Turbine Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Asia to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Eastern Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" and "Gas Turbine Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" to its...

2014-02-06 12:20:33

The partners' meeting of the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project in Alexandroupolis, Greece, will explore ways to improve cross-border cooperation on managing coastal development ALEXANDROUPOLIS, Greece, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project [http://marenostrumproject.eu ] will hold a partners' meeting in Alexandroupolis, Greece, which will focus on cross-border issues regarding integrated coastal-zone management (ICZM). Participants...

2014-02-05 16:21:07

PIRAEUS, Greece, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that the Company's President, E. Nikolas Tavlarios, is scheduled to present at the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation and Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conferences in Florida on Wednesday, February 12(th) at 7:45 A.M. and 2:20 P.M. respectively. The webcasts and presentations will be available in the Investor Relations section of Aegean's website at...

2014-02-04 08:24:34

LONDON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Solar Trackers (Single Axis And Dual Axis) Market For Solar PV, CPV, CSP Technology In Utility And Non Utility Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2010 - 2020 Solar trackers are the devices used to orient photovoltaic panels toward the sun to harness more sunlight. They enable solar modules to remain in the best position to accumulate maximum...

2014-01-27 08:23:03

-- New era sovereign accounting is one of the highest impact action items in 2014 -- FRANKFURT, Germany, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japonica Partners ("Japonica") releases details on "A New Era in Sovereign Accounting: Better Numbers, Better Performance" global thought leader symposium. The Symposium is to be held on February 17, 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel in London and via closed video webcast. Japonica stated: "New era sovereign accounting is one of the highest...

Latest Greece Reference Libraries

Skyros Pony
2014-05-24 11:18:18

The Skyros is a breed of pony found only on the island of Skyros and thought to be a descendent of horses brought to the island by Athenian settlers between 400 and 700 BC. Possibly, the pony was used by Alexander the Great and portrayed in the friezes of the Greek Parthenon. They mainly inhabit the southern mountain areas and some were caught by farmers for agricultural work. However, in the 1960s the population had dwindled and were no longer used for farm work. Wild donkeys also played...

Pindos Pony
2014-05-19 10:46:10

The Pindos pony, also known as the Thessalonian, is a breed of pony native to Thessaly and Epirus, Greece in the Pindus mountain range. Its ancestors are believed to be oriental breeds brought to Greece by Scythian settlers, possibly a direct descendant from an old Thessalonian breed that was developed by the Greeks. The Pindo’s head is somewhat coarse looking with small eyes. The length of the neck and back are reasonable with a narrow frame. The quarters are underdeveloped and the tail...

Aegean Cat
2013-06-11 15:27:32

The Aegean cat is a landrace breed of domestic cat, occurring naturally on the Cycladic Islands in Greece. Its development as an official breed began in the 1990’s, when breeders associated with the new Greek cat fancy began breeding it. Despite this, large organizations do not accept it as a legitimate breed. It is said to be quite popular in Greece and is a common choice for pest control in many areas there. The Aegean cat is a medium sized cat with a strong body and healthy features....

2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

2007-08-14 04:15:26

Whiskered Bats (Myotis mystacinus), and related species, are small European bats with long fur. M. alcathoe is the smallest among the European whiskered bats and uses the highest-frequency echolocation calls of all the European Myotis species. It prefers to hunt in small valleys with deciduous trees and flowing water. Initial records from Greece and Hungary indicate a distribution range in south-eastern Europe. The analysis of morphological, behavioral and especially genetic characters...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'