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Lota

(lō`tä), city (1992 pop. 50,123), S central Chile, a port on the Gulf of Arauco, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. Founded in the 17th cent., the city grew rapidly after coal was discovered in the region (1837) and is now part of the Greater Concepción conurbation. There are also industries producing copper and bricks. The botanical park on a hill above the city is famous for its landscaping and sea views. The city has suffered significant damage from earthquakes, most recently in 2010.

Lota

 

a city in central Chile, in Conception Province. Population, 59,000 (1967). Lota is a port on the Pacific Ocean and has a railroad station. Coal is mined, and a ceramic wares factory is located there. A seaside resort is in Lota.

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Why do you think there is so much secrecy around lotah use?
Unless someone has been using a lotah all their lives, the benefits completely escape them, and you seem to them to be a freak.
What happened was there was this phase where I would wake up every morning, and for some reason I would find my lotah on the kitchen counter.
I grew up in a Muslim household, and I used a lotah all my life.
I suggested that instead of teacups, she use lotahs.
For months, people who had been solicited via email and word of mouth met in her apartment to decorate individual lotahs and record their stories.
Listening to their stories, I was amazed by the depth of people's shame and the lengths that they had gone to in order to hide their lotahs from co-workers, roommates, even live-in partners.
The construction process could be hampered by a lack of willow trees, Lotah said.
It all has to be cut by hand, and hung and trimmed and dried,'' Lotah said.
Although the ap is authentic, Lotah does make a few concessions to modernity.
Lotah also uses a ladder and pickup truck to assist with the construction, she said, noting, ``He'll use modern things for safety reasons.