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merino

1. a breed of sheep, originating in Spain, bred for their fleece
2. the long fine wool of this sheep
3. the yarn made from this wool, often mixed with cotton

merino

[mə′rē·nō]
(textiles)
A fine, soft fabric made of wool from the Merino sheep. Also known as botany.
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Such policies placed the Merina kingdom at a disadvantage, especially as British policymakers lost interest in maintaining Merina independence after the Suez Canal was built and the growth of Franco-British tensions in the wake of the English occupation of Egypt in 1882.
Merina and Crivello are among hundreds of journalists who have eagerly taken advantage of buyout offers from newspapers struggling to cope with the recession.
For details about the project, contact the Corps' Merina Christoffersen, 465-6882, or email Merina.
The Merina sequence begins with the Fiekena phase (thirteenth-fourteenth centuries AD), after which settlements moved onto hilltops in the Antanambe phase (fifteenth-early sixteenth century AD) and the Ankatso and Angavobe phases (sixteenth century AD).
Kathy Corcoran, race and demographics writer with the San Jose Mercury News, will moderate a panel to include: David Early, editor, race and demographics team, San Jose Mercury News; Victor Merina, senior fellow, University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, Institute for Justice and Journalism; Pueng Vongs, writer and editor, New America Media; and Sylvester Monroe, assistant managing editor, Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Ratsiraka is from the coastal Betsimisarka tribe and Ravalomanana comes from the highland Merina tribe.
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The Merina of Madagascar (Bloch 1971), agriculturalists who bury their dead collectively in monumental tombs located in ancestral villages, quickly became the ethnographic analogy of choice for a whole generation of Neolithic archaeologists, processual and post-processual alike.
Antony B, Merina B, Iyer S, Judy N, Lennertz K, Joyal S.
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4) Ucko, discussing Merina mortuary behaviour (1969: 269), has already argued this.
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