Dedan


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Dedan

(dē`dən), in the Bible, eponym of a people apparently occupying Arabia S of ancient Palestine. The people are called Dedanim or Dedanites. See DodanimDodanim
or Rodanim
, in the Bible, nation, probably the Rhodians. Dedan in the Book of Ezekiel probably refers to the same.
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Et cela doit signifier," said she, "qu'il y aura le dedans un cadeau pour moi, et peut-etre pour vous aussi, mademoiselle.
Dedan Wachira, who often played pool with him at univer-sity in Nairobi described his former classmate as a well-spoken student who relished complex legal debates.
Ngugi, in his co-production play with Micere quotes Dedan Kimathi, one of the nationalists who sustain the founding of Independent Schools in Kenya, saying:
Ali Dedan a affirme la stabilite de la situation de securite dans la localite et que les citoyens exercent leur vie normale et qu'il n'y a pas de violations.
But, as Wanjohi Kabukuru reports from Nairobi, when Mandela visited in July 1990 intending to see the grave of the Mau Mau's legendary leader, Field Marshall Dedan Kimathi, and pay respect to the man he considered his hero, the Kenyan government, then under President Arap Moi, stopped him.
Algiers, Muharram 30, 1435, Dec 3, 2013, SPA -- Speaker of Kenya's parliament Josten Dedan Njoka Motori concluded an official visit to Algeria today that lasted for five days during which he held talks with a number of Algerian officials, dpa reported.
He uses that assertion to account for the enormous difficulties he encountered while attempting to produce the play The Trial of Dedan Kimathi.
HELPERS: Pam Royle, Lucy Charlon, four, and Dedan Smith, seven; SWITCH ON: Shoppers saw Pam Boyle turn on the lights PICTURE: ANDY COMMINS www.
In "A Debate on Tactics for the Best Way to Overthrow Vile Regimes" Jane Plastow implicitly accuses Osofisan of refusing to acknowledge the influence of Ngugi and Mugo's play The Trial of Dedan Kimathi on his play Morountodun.
For example, she mentions the principal "hero" of the Mau Mau, Dedan Kimathi, only once, because he is slightly embarrassing as a hero; Mr.
Reference is made to Shakespeare's 'Desdemona' in Othello, 'Chielo' in Things Fall Apart and 'Henderson' in Ngugi and Mugo's The Trial of Dedan Kimathi.