Latest Nassau Stories

2014-06-18 12:30:00

Market research indicates explosive growth underway in wearable tech NASSAU, Bahamas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No longer a novelty, smartwatches are fast becoming a bona fide force in the world of watches. Essentially wearable computers, these devices are a natural extension of smartphone technology. Sales are expected to top $12 billion by the end of next year, with hundreds of global manufacturers competing for a slice of that pie. That's all according to an infographic...

2014-05-29 08:35:34

NASSAU, Bahamas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past eight months, the DreamChrono blog (http://blog.dreamchrono.com) has developed an international following of watch collectors and enthusiasts. DreamChrono has gained over 30k unique readers each month, along with an average of 100k page views per month, with 30% of those views originating from the U.S. DreamChrono developed its readership on a foundation of robust content. To date, the site uses more than 23 contributors...

2014-01-03 16:20:40

New Non Stop Flights to Puerto Plata, Samana and Providenciales. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After Air Turks & Caicos recently unveiled its new name-change to InterCaribbean Airways - We are pleased to announce new air service schedules connecting San Juan to Puerto Plata and Samana in the Dominican Republic, and for the first time a flight connection between San Juan and Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands. With onward connections, now 1...

2013-10-25 23:02:09

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $600,398 grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study the psychological impact of Hurricane Sandy on affected individuals throughout Long Island and New York City. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $600,398 grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study the...

2013-09-08 23:02:46

The Yoga training program will be offered from January 4 - 31, 2014 in the Caribbean. The Yoga course is uniquely designed to provide a firm foundation from which the student will be able to teach others both intuitively and confidently. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat has recently announced its international Yoga Teacher training courses for 2014. Programs will take place in January, February, March, April and May in the Caribbean Yoga...

Latest Nassau Reference Libraries

2008-07-14 18:58:33

The Nassau Grouper (Epinephelus striatus), is one of the large number of Perciform fish in the family Serranidae that are commonly referred to as groupers. It is the most important of the groupers for commercial fishery in the West Indies but has been endangered by overfishing. The Nassau grouper lives in the sea, preferring to be near reefs. it is one of the largest fish to be found around coral reefs. It can be found anywhere from the shoreline to nearly 330 feet depth. It is a fish of...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • 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.'