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motu

[′mō·tü]
(geography)
One of a series of closely spaced coral islets separated by narrow channels; the group of islets forms a ring-shaped atoll.
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Venugopal, appearing for the High Court registry, said that the conduct of this judge has brought great disrepute to the High Court by his so- called suo motu judicial order.
without adding any implications that the Motu and Koita might have an ordered view of the cosmos worthy of considering with the ontological rigour which the Greco-European philosophical tradition has applied to its own lifeworld.
The recent guidelines on suo motu disclosure assign a crucial role to CIC in the compliance mechanism.
The issuing of the 1903 motu proprio by Pope Pius X received wide publicity within Catholic circles in Australia.
During the Second World War, by which time the population had grown to almost 600, it was evacuated, like most of the Western Motu villages (Robinson 1979:101-110, Tarr 1973) and some able-bodied men were taken to work for the Australian military.
It was prayed in the petition that superior judiciary powers for taking suo motu notice be nullified and this case be heard on priority basis in view of the sensitivity of the matter.
On July 13, the Supreme Court expressed shock over the deaths of yatris during the trek to the holy cave of Amarnath, located 3888 metres above sea level and took suo motu cognizance of it.
The CJ had taken suo motu notice of the Data Darbar suicide bombing incident on July 2 and summoned the CCPO Lahore.
Willie Manu opened Hull's try account, with Craig Hall, Tickle, Gareth Raynor, Mathew Head, Richard Whiting and Motu Tony also pitching in with touchdowns.
Castleford have been ordered to pay former players Motu Tony and Paul Mellor more than a month's wages.
Rome--On May 2, the Holy Father issued a 15-page apostolic letter motu proprio (meaning that it was on the Pope's own initiative) concerning the sacrament of penance.