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barchan

[bär′kän]
(geology)
A crescent-shaped dune or drift of windblown sand or snow, the arms of which point downwind; formed by winds of almost constant direction and of moderate speeds. Also known as barchane; barkhan; crescentic dune.
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"I am used to being blocked, suppressed and arrested for speaking up against Israeli crimes, and every such an attempt only makes our BDS work more important and effective than before," added Barkan.
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Barkan industrial park is adjacent to the settlement of Barkan and was established in the early 1980s.
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The guests from Azerbaijan were warmly received by the mayor of Afula, Yitzhak Miron, the vice mayor, Mikhail Barkan and the general director of the municipal Economic Company Tom Hadad in the mayor's office.
Avgol has reported to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange that it had signed an agreement for the sale of its 30,000 square meter factory in Barkan, Israel, for NIS 52.5 million ($15 million).
Barkan Management, which manages more than 23,000 units in 17 states and the District of Columbia, is one of 18 companies out of hundreds to be recognized with a Ruderman 2016 Best in Business Awards.
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The Byrdsong Renaissance Consort - made up of (above, from left) Elnora Sears, Tom Sears, Julia Heydon, Michael Bardossi and Alice Barkan, along with their violins, violas, recorders, flutes and harpsichords - will play Renaissance and early Baroque music of the British Isles at 6 p.m.
For more information please contact Aron Barkan at 561.674.0082 or Aron@strategicsolutionsnet.com.
It's an interesting business problem," said Barkan. "You have to think about the worst case scenario.
With only six weeks to prep --half the usual time--head animal trainer Dawn Barkan had to transform the trio from farm pets to city cats by desensitizing them to New York's discordant sounds and acclimating them (using garlic chicken treats) to the unfamiliar environments.