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Greater BairamBairam Bai*ram", n. [Turk. ba["i]r[=a]m.]
Either of two Mohammedan festivals, of which one (the Lesser
Bairam) is held at the close of the fast called Ramadan, and
the other (the Greater Bairam) seventy days after the fast. greater IonicIonic I*on"ic, n.
(a) A foot consisting of four syllables: either two long
and two short, -- that is, a spondee and a pyrrhic, in
which case it is called the greater Ionic; or two
short and two long, -- that is, a pyrrhic and a
spondee, in which case it is called the smaller
(b) A verse or meter composed or consisting of Ionic feet.
2. The Ionic dialect; as, the Homeric Ionic.
3. (Print.) Ionic type. greater redpollLinnet Lin"net (l[i^]n"n[e^]t), n. [F. linot, linotte, from L.
linum flax; or perh. shortened from AS. l[=i]netwige, fr. AS.
l[=i]n flax; -- so called because it feeds on the seeds of
flax and hemp. See Linen.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of fringilline birds of the genera
Linota, Acanthis, and allied genera, esp. the common
European species (L. cannabina), which, in full summer
plumage, is chestnut brown above, with the breast more or
less crimson. The feathers of its head are grayish brown,
tipped with crimson. Called also gray linnet, red linnet,
rose linnet, brown linnet, lintie, lintwhite, gorse
thatcher, linnet finch, and greater redpoll. The
American redpoll linnet (Acanthis linaria) often has the
crown and throat rosy. See Redpoll, and Twite.
Green linnet (Zo["o]l.), the European green finch.
Meaning of Greater from wikipedia
to: Greatness, the state
of being great Greater
than, in inequality
it is used in referring
- Greater London
is a ceremonial county
up the majority
of the London
region. This region forms
the administrative boundaries
- The greater
-than sign is a mathematical symbol
an inequality between
two values. The widely adopted
form of two equal-length strokes
- The Greater Khingan Range
or Da Hinggan Range
(simplified Chinese: 大兴安岭; traditional
Chinese: 大興安嶺; pinyin: Dà Xīng'ān Lǐng; IPA: [tâ ɕíŋ.án.lìŋ])...
- Greater Manchester
is a metropolitan county
and combined authority
area in North
West England, with a po****tion of 2.8 million; the third largest
London; each is governed
by a London borough
council. The present London boroughs
were all created
at the same time as Greater London
- The Greater Toronto
Area (GTA) is the most populous metropolitan
area in Canada. It includes
the City of Toronto
and the regional
muni****lities of Durham...
- The greater flamingo
(Phoenicopterus roseus) is the most widespread
and largest species
of the flamingo
family. It is found
in Africa, the Indian
- Wuchang), sometimes called Greater
Khorasan, is a historical region which formed
the northeast province
Iran. The name signifies...
- The greater omentum
(also the great
omentum, epiploon, or, especially
in animals, caul) is a large
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