palmyra

[n] - tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar
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Palmyra

Ancient city and oasis in the desert of Syria, about 240 km/150 mi northeast of Damascus. Palmyra, the biblical Tadmor, was flourishing by about 300 BC. It was destroyed in AD 272 after Queen...
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Palmyra

Pal·my'ra noun (Botany) A species of palm ( Borassus flabelliformis ) having a straight, black, upright trunk, with palmate leaves. It is found native along the entire northern shores of the Indian Ocean, from the mouth of the Tigris to New Guinea. More than eight hundred uses to which it is
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palmyra

<botany> A species of palm (Borassus flabelliformis) having a straight, black, upright trunk, with palmate leaves. It is found native along the entire northern shores of the Indian Ocean, from the mouth of the Tigris to new Guinea. More than eight hundred uses to which it is put are enumerated by native writers. Its wood is largely used for b
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palmyra

palmyra palm noun tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving
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Palmyra

• (n.) A species of palm (Borassus flabelliformis) having a straight, black, upright trunk, with palmate leaves. It is found native along the entire northern shores of the Indian Ocean, from the mouth of the Tigris to New Guinea. More than eight hundred uses to which it is put are enumerated by native writers. Its wood is largely used for buil
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Palmyra

ancient city in south-central Syria, 130 miles (210 km) northeast of Damascus. The name Palmyra, meaning `city of palm trees,` was conferred upon the ... [8 related articles]
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Palmyra

town (township), Wayne county, western New York, U.S., on the New York State Canal System, 20 miles (32 km) east-southeast of Rochester. Founded in ...
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Palmyra

[Cooper] Palmyra (Cooper) Airport {Airport codes||PLPA|P16} is an unattended airport on Palmyra Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. It is a private-use facility, originally built during World War II and now owned by The Nature Conservancy. It has one runway (6/24) measuring {Convert|5000|x|150|ft|abbr=on|0}. The name for the airport and the island
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Palmyra

[River Line station] Palmyra is a station on the River Line light rail system, located on East Broad Street in Palmyra, New Jersey. The station opened on March 15, 2004. Southbound service from the station is available to Camden, New Jersey. Northbound service is available to the Trenton Rail Station with connections to New Jersey Transit t
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Palmyra

Though the ancient site fell into disuse after the 16th century, it is still known as Tadmor in Arabic (aka Tedmor), and there is a newer town of the same name next to the ruins. The Palmyrenes constructed a series of large-scale monuments containing funerary art such as limestone slabs with human busts representing the deceased. == Culture == Pal
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Palmyra

[town] Palmyra is a town in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,145 at the 2000 census. The Village of Palmyra is located within the town. ==Geography== According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.2 square miles (91.1 km²), of which 34.8 square miles (90.1 km²) is land and 0.4
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Palmyra

[village] Palmyra is a village in Wayne County, New York, United States. The population was 3,490 at the 2000 census. The village, along with the town, is named after Palmyra in present-day Syria. The Village of Palmyra is in the Town of Palmyra. The village is located east of Rochester. == History == The village was originally called "Swif
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Palmyra

[disambiguation] Palmyra is the Greek name for the Syrian caravan city of Tadmor. Palmyra may also refer to: == Places == In Australia: In the United Kingdom: In the United States of America: == See also == ==Other uses== ...
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Palmyra

Palmyra (pălmī'ru) , ancient city of central Syria. A small modern village known as Tudmur is on the site. An oasis N of the Syrian Desert, 130 mi (209 km) NE of Damascus, Palmyra was important in Syrian-Babylonian trade by the 1st cent. B.C. Palmyra became of true importance only af...
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Palmyra

Palmyra, atoll (2 sq mi/5.2 sq km), central Pacific, one of the Line Islands, c.1,100 mi (1,770 km) SW of Honolulu. Palmyra has no permanent inhabitants. First visited by Americans in 1802, and later claimed by the Hawaiian kingdom (1862) and Great Britain (1889), it was annexed by the United States...
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Palmyra

(Syria) Ancient city and oasis in the desert of Syria, about 240 km/150 mi northeast of Damascus. Palmyra, the biblical Tadmor, was flourishing by about 300 BC. It was destroyed in AD 272 after Queen Zenobia led a revolt against the Romans. Extensive temple ruins exist, and on the site is ......
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