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, dal, dholl
a tropical African and Asian leguminous shrub, Cajanus cajan, cultivated in tropical regions for its nutritious pealike seeds


(1) (Dedicated Access Line) A private "tie line" between a customer and the telephone company.

(2) (Data Access Language) A database interface from Apple that allows the Mac to access DAL-supported databases on Macs or non-Apple computers. It is a superset of SQL. Database vendors license the specs and translate DAL calls to their database engines.
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Dal spoke Tuesday at a briefing in Sofia, saying his political formation strongly condemns the attack and firmly rejects any hints and claims it could be linked to it.
After some two decades of close political and personal friendship, including with respect to the establishment of the local DPS organizations all over Bulgaria, Dal has criticized Dogan publicly for the latter's involvement with the former State Security, the secret police and intelligence of the Bulgarian Communist regime.
After Dal was excommunicated by the DPS leadership, he was joined by Korman Ismailov, a former head of the youth organization of the DPS party, who left the party and became an independent Member of the Bulgarian Parliament.