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Medinilla

 

a genus of plants of the family Melastomaceae. They are erect or twining evergreen shrubs that are often epiphytic. The leaves are entire, leathery, and opposite or verticillate. The white or pink flowers are in panicles or forked cymes. The fruit is a berry. There are about 400 species, mainly in tropical Africa and East Asia and on the Pacific islands. Some species are cultivated as ornamentals in greenhouses and as house plants. The best-known species is Medinilla magnified, which is native to the Philippine Islands. Its pink inflorescences, which measure up to 30 cm long, sometimes contain as many as 150 flowers.

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No obstante, la equivalencia entre estos ejemplos y el horno de El Soto de Medinilla se reducia a la condicion domestica y a su elaboracion en arcilla, todo lo demas diferia; en particular, la parte superior, abovedada y cerrada; la zona de alimentacion, situada en la parte inferior definida mediante una apertura, e incluso su ubicacion, en el interior de unidades domesticas.
6) Tampoco se trato de un levantamiento general contra el poder colonial espanol, sino de una reaccion abierta y espontanea de los chamorros de Agana frente a las arbitrariedades del gobernador Medinilla.
Esta luctuosa situacion llevo a Vicente Salamanca a casarse nuevamente, esta vez, con una prima suya, Maria Luisa Martinez Medinilla y Salamanca, volviendo a quedar el control social y economico de la parentela, dentro de la familia.
In a front-page article from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, the New York Times said, ''To take part in its annual exercises with the United States Air Force here last month, Japan practiced dropping 500-pound live bombs on Farallon de Medinilla, a tiny island in the western Pacific's turquoise waters more than 15 miles north of here.
Ricardo Saldana Trevino, socio de la empresa entrevistado por Proceso, detallo que ni el ni sus dos socios (Luis Herrera Frias y Cleotilde Hernandez Morales) conocen a la familia Montiel, sino que Ignacio Medinilla los recomendo para laborar en La Terraza mediante "un amigo comun de el y Laura Montiel".
Arturo Salinas Medinilla, Doctor en Derecho Civil y Canonico y Secretario general de esta Universidad de Salamanca:
As evidence of the need to act now, the DOD points to a number of lawsuits and "close calls," including the case at Eagle River Flats and the Navy's 2002 temporary closure of its Farallon de Medinilla live-fire training range in the Pacific.
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District Court for the District of Columbia held the Navy was violating the MBTA by unintentionally taking migratory birds while bombing a range in the Farallon de Medinilla islands.
Merced que en 1549 cambio por "encomiendas" en Chilchota, Valladolid y Tonala Juan de Samano Medinilla con Alonso de Avila.
On June 3, a federal district judge in Washington ordered a halt to all military training activities on the training range of Farallon de Medinilla, an island north of Saipan in the western Pacific and the closest U.