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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.
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to: Greatness, the state
of being great Greater
than, in inequality Greater
- Greater London
is an administrative
area in England governed
by the Greater London
Authority. It is organised
into 33 local government
- Greater Manchester
is a metropolitan
and ceremonial county
West England, with a po****tion of 2.8 million, comprising
- The greater trochanter
of the femur
is a large, irregular, quadrilateral eminence
and a part of the skeletal
system. It is directed lateral
- 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])...
Khorāsān, or Khorāsān (Middle Persian: Xwarāsān; Persian: خراسان [xoɾɒːˈsɒːn] (listen)), is a historical eastern region
in the Iranian
- The greater flamingo
(Phoenicopterus roseus) is the most widespread
and largest species
of the flamingo
family. It is found
in Africa, the Indian
- Greater China
is an informal geographical
area that shares commercial
ties with the Han Chinese
people. The notion
- Greater Noida
is a planned
in Gautam Buddha Nagar district
of the Indian state
Pradesh. The city was created
as an extension
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