Garm


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Garm

 

(from Tadzhik garm—warm, hot), an urban-type settlement, administrative center of Garm Raion, Tadzhik SSR. Until 1950, Garm was the administrative center of Garm Oblast. It is situated on the right bank of the Surkhob River (in the Amu Darya Basin) 175 km northeast of the Iangi-Bazar railroad station and 185 km from Dushanbe, with which it is connected by an automobile road. Garm has dairy products plants and a folk theater.

Garm

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That same afternoon we three and Kadir Buksh began to pack for our month's holiday, Vixen rolling in and out of the bullock-trunk twenty times a minute, and Garm grinning all over and thumping on the floor with his tail.
So we rolled, barking and yelping, into Kalka for lunch, and Garm ate enough for two.
Here, again, Vixen led Garm from one carriage to the other; jumped into the back seat, and shouted.
Suddenly Kadir Buksh said, over his shoulder: "Here is Solon"; and Garm snored where he lay with his head on my knee.
Garin was on his shoulder, and his breast and feet all at the same time, so that Stanley spoke all through a cloud of Garin--gulping, sobbing, slavering Garm.
We went down to tea at the rest-house, where Stanley stuffed himself with sardines and raspberry jam, and beer, and cold mutton and pickles, when Garm wasn't climbing over him; and then Vixen and I went on.
Garm said that since they can't distinguish between different types of light, they basically see everything in grayscale.
In the last few years, trafficking has increased on the long and mountainous border between the Tajik Garm region and Batken in Kyrgyzstan.
For more information, contact: GARM II Study Center, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, 200 Stein Plaza 3-310 B, Los Angeles, CA 90095; phone: 800-2868581; e-mail: <garm@jsei.
In my second week at post, I served as an election observer in Garm and photographed election officials counting the votes after this historic election.
the Garm and the Gorno Badakhshan) that were generally underrepresented in government and politics during the Soviet era.