Scotia


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Scotia

(skō`shə), originally the Latin name for Ireland. In the Middle Ages, it was used to refer to Scotland, to which the Scots had migrated from Ireland. Today it is used poetically.

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an asymmetrical architectural molding whose cross section forms an arc of an ellipse or a more complex concave curve.


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an underwater ridge in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean. Presumed to be an underwater continuation of the Andes mountain system of South America, the ridge extends for 3,500 km from Tierra del Fuego through the South Sandwich Islands to Antarctica. The maximum ocean depth above the ridge is 3,000 m. Parts of the ridge rise above the water to South Georgia Island and the South Sandwich, South Shetland, and South Orkney island groups.

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A deep concave molding, esp. one at the base of a column in Classical architecture. Also called a gorge, trochilus.
References in classic literature ?
The Scotia had not struck, but she had been struck, and seemingly by something rather sharp and penetrating than blunt.
The engineers visited the Scotia, which was put in dry dock.
Hawkins, alias Williams, 34, married, Shelbourne, Nova Scotia.
has affirmed the financial strength rating of A (Excellent) and issuer credit rating of a+ of Scotia Insurance (Barbados) Limited (Scotia Re) (Barbados).
Information technology company IBM (NYSE:IBM) said on Thursday that it will create its first ever centre for application services delivery in Canada in Nova Scotia.
13 July 2011 - AM Best lifted on Tuesday to "a+" from "a" the issuer credit rating (ICR) of Scotia Insurance (Barbados) Ltd (Scotia Re).
Beginning in the first decades of the seventeenth century with their settlement in present-day Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island this work focuses on their extirpation, expulsion, and dispersal to colonial New England, France, England, and Saint Domingo.
With loads of government funding and teams of health department bureaucrats, Planned Parenthood authored and widely distributed a sex manual in Nova Scotia in 2004.
Tired and dirty from working in the fields to bring in the harvest, 418 males, boys as young as 10 to elders in their eighth and ninth decades of life, assembled in the Catholic chapel in the village of Grand Pre, Nova Scotia.
RRFB Nova Scotia, Truro, has announced an immediate increase in beverage container handling fees paid to the province's Enviro-Depot[TM] operators.
In Nova Scotia, taking out the trash may now be easier because there's less to take out--in fact, 50% less.
Long-term care services have been viewed in Nova Scotia in a rather traditional manner.