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Chinese lantern

an Asian solanaceous plant, Physalis franchetii, cultivated for its attractive orange-red inflated calyx
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The trees will be illuminated with Chinese lanterns made of steel frame and silk and LED lights.
"The pound flotation has made prices of all imported items, including the Chinese lanterns, soar.
The workshops suffer heavily over the last 10 years, whether because of the expansion in importing the Chinese lanterns, or because of the difficult economic circumstances in Egyptian, especially in the last four years.
The fire echoed that of the region's biggest ever blaze at the Jayplas recycling plant in Smethwick last month, which caused PS6 million of damage and led to calls for Chinese lanterns, often used at parties and weddings, to be banned.
CHINESE lanterns could be banned from council-owned sites after one sparked a huge fire at a Smethwick recycling plant.
West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service area commander Steve Vincent said at the time: "A Chinese lantern was spotted on CCTV floating across and into the site and starting a fire in plastic bales."
Steve West, Llandaff, Cardiff I SEE that a Chinese lantern has now caused a major catastrophic fire, which then released thick poisonous acrid, health-damaging smoke over a wide residential area.
Fire investigators established a Chinese lantern was to blame for the fire, which at its height was tackled by more than 200 firefighters.
In one sighting consistent with a description of a Chinese lantern, Kayleigh McChambell, of Brighton, saw fuzzy orange lights over Shoreham.
It is believed Coral Jones, 40, and husband Paul, 44, released their own Chinese lantern from their garden in Machynlleth.
Oh, and for the sceptics, it was not a chinese lantern, chinese lanterns don't travel at aircraft speeds.
The Chinese lantern bill for just launching the lifeboats this year has been put by the RNLI at more than pounds 150,000.

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