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Eyre

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1. Edward John. 1815--1901, British explorer and colonial administrator. He was governor of Jamaica (1864--66) until his authorization of 400 executions to suppress an uprising led to his recall
2. Sir Richard. born 1943, British theatre director: director of the Royal National Theatre (1988--97)

Eyre

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Lake. a shallow salt lake or salt flat in NE central South Australia, about 11 m (35 ft.) below sea level, divided into two areas (North and South); it usually contains little or no water. Maximum area: 9600 sq. km (3700 sq. miles)

Eyre

 

the largest closed lake in southern Australia. Lake Eyre is located in a depression 12 m below sea level in an arid, desertlike region. It is filled with water only during the summer, when creeks flow into it periodically until it attains an area of 15,000 sq km and a depth of as much as 20 m. At other times it is a salt marsh. The lake was named in honor of E. J. Eyre.


Eyre

 

a peninsula in southern Australia between the Great Australian Bight and Spencer Gulf. Plains and depressions predominate, the maximum elevation being 200 m. The vegetation consists of thickets of brush eucalyptus and heaths. In the north the Gawler Ranges rise to a maximum elevation of 496 m. Sheep are raised on the peninsula, and iron is extracted at the Iron Knob and Iron Monarch mines. The promontory was named in honor of E.J. Eyre.

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With satellite imagery providing his 'tide timetable' Bob has sailed on Lake Eyre seven times since founding the club in 1997, and several more times on the surrounding waterways in the lake's enormous catchment area (which covers one sixth of Australia, or an area the size of France, Germany and Italy combined).
Becoming Jane Eyre begins and ends with 'the scratching of a pencil,' an appreciable detail in a novel that refuses to be distracted from the simple but sophisticated act of literary creation.
It was suggested that Bickmore had become his contact to get drugs into the prison but some inmates said Eyre promoted himself and said he could smuggle mobile phones and other things into the jail," he said.
Mr Darren Whitehead, prosecuting, told Judge Warner: "The prosecution has an audio transcript between Eyre and another man arranging for the drugs to be taken into prison.
Eyre added: "We bought Mushajer in September, out of Marcus Tregoning's yard.
Lively Curtis had a shot tipped round the post by Eyre, who was helpless to prevent Carlton from putting Morecambe further ahead.
Eyre has honed his art in his studio, observing the rhythms of the day and of the season, perfecting an image and a feeling, an exemplar of what it might mean to be a prairie artist during the last half of the twentieth century--and into the twenty-first.
Eyre carried her burden of proof in negating two elements of the plaintiffs claim: breach of the applicable standard of care and proximate cause.
I was introduced by Baba Shorayi, a Zimbabwean mbira musician who had been enthusing to me for weeks over his collaborations with Barlow and Eyre.
At a New York soiree in honor of the film, The Advocate caught up with director-cowriter Richard Eyre, costar Jim Broadbent, and Dame Judi herself to ask.
The controversy split British intelligentsia, with Carlyle, Ruskin, and Dickens defending Eyre in starkly racist and anti-market terms, while Mill, T.
In Thomas Dekker's Shoemaker's Holiday, the English king feasts merrily with the shoemaker Simon Eyre and his apprentices.