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Caledonia

(kă'lĭdō`nēə), Roman name for that part of the island of Great Britain that lies N of the firths of Clyde and Forth. The name first occurs in the works of Lucan (1st cent. A.D.) and has been used in modern times rhetorically and poetically to mean all of Scotland or the Scottish Highlands.

Caledonia

the Roman name for Scotland: used poetically in later times
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New Caledonia is a fragment of the ancient continent of Gondwana and subsequently separated from Australia and New Zealand.
In 8 yr of regional testing at four locations in New York State, the grain yield of Caledonia averaged 4% higher than standard, widely grown cultivars, Harus (Teich, 1986) and Geneva.
There is tremendous commitment and enthusiasm for the game in Caledonia - the district that nur-tured such talent as Simon Taylor and Tom Smith,'' Telfer said, ``The posts we've created will mean that, with the continuing support of clubs and schools, we are able to harness the talented players in Caledonia and advance their readiness for the upper levels of the game.
Van Peteghem suspects the fires were a message to fold the group he helped start to push environmental reforms on New Caledonia, whose unique landscape and vibrant reefs are being degraded by nickel mining.
The Caledonia was wrecked off the Cornish coast in 1842, and nine of the ten people on board were drowned.
It's a Pacific powwow," said the Guam delegation news camera operator as we arrived at the opening ceremony for the Eighth Pacific Arts Festival, in Noumea, New Caledonia.
There was an inverse association between GNP and the reported number of diarrhea cases: Nauru and New Caledonia have a higher GNP in comparison to Kiribati, Vanuatu, and Samoa and had a lower rate of diarrhea.
DRAW: Sept 6-7: Ulster v Glasgow, Brive v Borders, Caledonia v Cardiff or Llanelli.
Hunt watched the New Caledonia crows, Corvus moneduloides, using twigs or leaves as tools on 52 occasions between November 1992 and March 1995, he reports in the Jan.
New Caledonia Nickel Mining Market Overview and Forecast to 2020: Trends, Fiscal Regime, Major Projects, and Competitive Landscape' provides a comprehensive understanding of the Nickel mining industry in New Caledonia.
SYDNEY, Rabi'I 02, 1439, November 20, 2017, SPA -- Tsunami waves have been observed in New Caledonia and Vanuatu after a magnitude 7 earthquake struck between the Pacific Islands on Monday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said, according to Reuters.
Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc (Caledonia or the Company) announces that it has issued and allotted 18,600 common shares of no par value each in the Company pursuant to the exercise of share options (the Option Shares).