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Malabar

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Malabar A region in the western part of the Peninsula of India, between the mountains and the sea.
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Usage

In literature:

In the province of Malabar is the body of St. Thomas the Apostle, who there suffered martyrdom.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
Map of the Coasts of Persia, Guzerat, and Malabar.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Malabar, 207, 208, 255; ship from, 194.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
The King of Malabar had shown to a certain Venetian a rosary of three hundred and four pearls, one for every god that he worshipped.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
But Kid's penitential fit did not last long, for, coasting along Malabar, he met with a great number of boats, all which he plundered.
"Great Pirate Stories" by Various
I do not recollect the name of the captain of the Malabar, and it may be as well that I do not; I only know that he was a Scotchman.
"A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, 2nd ed." by Benjamin Waterhouse
She's been at Madagascar, and at Malabar, and Surinam, and Providence, and Portobello.
"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
One of the first places to which we are attracted in Bombay is Malabar Hill, a lofty eminence just outside the city.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
She made her laugh over her encounter with Sir Langham, and was enthusiastic about the view from Malabar Hill.
"Jan and Her Job" by L. Allen Harker
Malabar (District), 166, 173.
"Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern" by Rosa Belle Holt
Some believe that they descend from the free Malabars who come to these islands under pretext of trade.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55" by Francisco Colin
The island of Goa was situated upon the Malabar coast about half way between Bombay and Cape Comorin.
"Rulers of India: Albuquerque" by Henry Morse Stephens
It is a Malabar practice; where it is, probably, as truly Tibetan as in Tibet itself.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
FRENCH COLONY, at Pondicherry, 20: on the Malabar coast and at Chandranagar, in Bengal, 21.
"Rulers of India: Lord Clive" by George Bruce Malleson
At the end of the year 1864, one of the Maldive Islands, at a hundred leagues from the Malabar coast, actually foundered in the sea.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
In one of the suburbs of Bombay are three such towers on Malabar hill.
"Reminiscences" by Hans Mattson
He entered into alliance with Trimumpara, king of Cochin, and high priest of Malabar.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões
Cannanore belonged to the Kalahasti or Cherakal rajas till the invasion of Malabar by Hyder Ali.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
The wheel went round; Narvaez was at Madrid, and the Duke of Victoria a refugee on board the Malabar.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 355, May 1845" by Various
Coral is also abundant in the sea between the coast of Malabar and the island of Madagascar.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
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In poetry:

There was WILSON, and PARKER, and TOMLINSON, too -
(The first was the captain, the others the crew) -
As lively and spry as a Malabar ape,
Quite pleased and surprised at their happy escape.
"Brave Alum Bey" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

THE facade of Malabar Hill adds a cheerful note to this commercial strip of Elmsford.
(LUCAS) – Jewels of Healing will be combining with Hostelling International Malabar Farm to offer a full weekend of alternative healing workshops and explorations of the haunts of Malabar Farm State Park.
0 Malabar spinach isn't really spinach at all, though its leaves can be eaten as summer salad greens.
Malabar Entertainment Picks up US Rights to 'Nobel's Last Will.
Ohio Farm Bureau to host Grow and Know Day at Malabar Farm.
Photograph by Carlie Statsky Asian Fusion: Malabar and Asian Rose come together.
Peruvian chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino of Malabar has a passion for wild Amazonian produce.
LUCAS Laura B Smedley and Matthew G Walker were united in marriage on May 22 at Malabar Farm State Park in Lucas.
Was the saltwort a little too prickly, the Malabar spinach too viscous.
0 Malabar spinach isn't really spinach at all, though its leaves can be eaten as summer salad green s.
4 men arrested in Malabar motel sex sting.
The state's natural resources department will spend up to $500,000 toward restoration efforts over the next year at Malabar Farm State Park Friday in north-central Ohio's Richland County.
Peruvian chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino of Malabar has a passion for wild Amazonian produce.
Malabar Beach PO Box190 Castries, St Lucia.
During the first two weekends of March, thousands of visitors descend on Malabar Farm State Park near Lucas for its annual Maple Syrup Festival.
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In science:

Galambos, The Asymptotic Theory of Extreme Order Statistics (Krieger Publishing, Malabar, Florida, 1987). J.-P.
Universal Statistics of the Critical Depinning Force of Elastic Systems in Random Media
The Volterra and Wiener theories of nonlinear systems. (Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing.
Improved Volterra Kernel Methods with Applications to the Visual System
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