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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bega See Bigha.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bega A Hindu land-measure, locally varying in extent, but usually regarded as equal to from one third to two thirds of an English acre. The bega of Calcutta is 1,600 square yards, or about a third of an acre.
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In literature:

The Dutch Sisters of St. Bega, the English Bedeswomen of St. Katharine, were sorely needed at Paris.
"The Caged Lion" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Nas Ta Bega rose then and walked away into the shadow.
"The Rainbow Trail" by Zane Grey
Those of Crowland Abbey were named Pega, Bega, Tatwin, Turketyl, Betelin, Bartholomew, and Guthlac.
"English Villages" by P. H. Ditchfield
She married Adalbert Begas in 1877 and then established her studio in Berlin.
"Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D." by Clara Erskine Clement
Then Nas ta Bega and Wetherill began the descent of the slope, and the rest of us followed.
"Tales of lonely trails" by Zane Grey
TEMESVAR (40), a royal free city of Hungary, on the Bega Canal, 75 m. NE.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The church, dedicated to St. Bega, is an ancient structure, and is still in tolerable preservation.
"Rides on Railways" by Samuel Sidney
Bega (C.), painting by, 494.
"Notes & Queries, Volume 2, May-December, 1850, Index" by Various
The tomb of Humayun was erected by the Emperor's widow, Haji Begam, or Bega Begam, not by Akbar.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
Even Menzel and Begas were there.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
In 1823 she received the army paymaster, Gravier, and the terrible Spanish husband who killed the French surgeon, Bega.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Fran├žois Christophe
I am Bega, least of bells; In my throat my message swells.
"The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book" by Various
Thus St. Bega was the patroness of St.
"Folklore as an Historical Science" by George Laurence Gomme
Bega, V.A., foundress of St. Bee's, called after her.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
Bega (Cornelius), painting by, 28.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 3, January-June, 1851" by Various
Who buys pictures of Menzel, and busts of Begas, who, indeed?
"Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch" by Ulrich Frank
The Bega canal runs from Temesvar to Nagy-Becskerek, and thence to Titel, where it flows into the Theiss.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 8" by Various
Chus also begot Nemrod/ which bega to be myghtye in the erth.
"The First Boke of Moses called Genesis" by William Tyndale
Bees, named after St. Bega, who was one of the nuns under the great abbess St. Hilda of Whitby.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James

In news:

BEGA /US, in conjunction with the IALD, is pleased to announce the creation of the Norman Scheer Memorial Scholarship Fund, for the enhancement of education in Lighting Design.
Monthly wine dinners a hit in Bega Park neighborhood eatery.
BEGA/US has appointed Chas Bernstein as the company's East Coast Sales Manager.
In this newly created position Bernstein will support BEGA's 13 independent sales representatives along the Eastern Seaboard states from Maine to Florida.
The former East Tennessee State point guard is the only rookie signed by CSS Bega Timisoara, a first-division club coming off a runner-up finish in its league.
Swapping partners and dancing to the likes of Christina Aguilera and Lou Bega Tuesday evening, a dozen or so Michigan Technological University students and community members came together to practice their dancing skills.