Buru


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Buru

 

an island in the Malay Archipelago, in the Moluccas Islands in Indonesia. Area, 8, 800 sq km. Population, about 30, 000 (1957). The mountains, which consist chiefly of Cenozoic sedimentary rocks, rise to an altitude of 2, 429 m. Buru has humid tropical evergreen forests. Its exports in-clude valuable wood, copra, and spices. Namlea is the main city.

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Jharkhand might boil again if the moneybags and distortions of legalities are played to deny the adivasis their due rights to protect their land and their ancient community deity Marang Buru.
Bula; Development of equipment Ambon--Galala--Passo-- and road transport safety Durian Patah--Laha and facility under the plan to Passo--Suli--Tulehu-- develop Ambon island's Waai--Liang; highway network that provides connections between cities Development of equipment Namlea--Samalagi--Air and road transport safety Buaya--Teluk Bara and facility under the plan to Namlea--Marloso--Maka-- build Buru island's Namrole; highway that will provides connections between cities.
In June 2010, MC acquired a 50% interest in 13 conventional oil and gas exploration permits owned by Buru in the Canning Superbasin located in the Kimberley region, including the discovered gas accumulation at Yulleroo.
There is actually no transfer of meanings: English meaning is English; Buru shin is Buru shin.
The superb Brazilians, it goes without saying, are the defending champions, and in Buru and Benjamin have the golden and silver ball winners from the 2007 World Cup.
sagu is found and used all over the north and central Moluccas (especially on Halmahera, Buru, Seram and Ambon-Lease, Bacan, Sula and Obi), and in Aru.
Qolbi was found guilty of violating the country's anti-terror laws for taking part in the attack on the passenger boat off Buru island in February 2005.
Each tree in the grove represents one of the five principal spirits of the tribe: Maran Buru (great mountain), Jaher Era (The Lady of the Sacred Grove), Moreko-Turuiko (five-six), Gosai Era (a female spirit), and Pargana Bonga (boundary spirit).
The state-run news agency Antara reported the quake sent residents on the islands of Ambon, Buru and Seram into panic and went out of their houses.
Pero tambien podria suceder con otras lenguas, como ocurre con el termino Buru, (cerros de la provincia de Puntarenas), el cual podria provenir del bribri bulu 'jefe, cacique, rey', como tambien, a manera de exportacion, de la palabra huetar buru.
19) For the interrelationship between Sexing and the works of Benjamin Lee Whorf on the Hopi language, see Peter Buru (1997).