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(goat’s rue), a genus of perennial plants of the Leguminosae family.

Four (six) species of galega are known from the south and southeast of Europe to Southwest Asia and East Africa. There are two species in the USSR. Galega orientalis, with bright dark-blue flowers, pendent pods, and acuminate leaflets on odd-pinnate leaves, grows at the edges of forests and fields in the Caucasus. It is a valuable plant which produces early and abundant forage. G. officinalis is characterized by light pale-blue flowers, nonpendent pods, and blunt leaflets. It is found in the Caucasus, Moldavia, the southern Ukraine, and Byelorussia. Certain kinds are poisonous to cattle.


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Atlas lekarstvennykh rastenii SSSR. Moscow, 1962.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"Bilinguismo na Literatura Galega (Escritores nao galegos que escreveram em galego)".
A Poesia medieval galega vista desde os relanzos derradeiros do seculo XX.
1781: with the authorisation of her husband lives in the Recolhimento da Nossa Senhora da Conceicao das Capuchinas da vila de Aldeia Galega; causes dissent among the other recolhidas over her alleged miraculous feats.
FO apresenta um paradoxo receptivo revelador das tendencias mistificantes entre realidade e ficcao a que a narrativa sobre o CS pode dar lugar: apresenta-se como uma obra de ficcao (coleccao "literaria" da editora Galaxia) mas o peso dos referentes reais e tao acentuado que e legivel mais como cronica que como romance, que aumenta quanto maior conhecimento se tem do autor e da realidade galega, o contrario do que costuma acontecer em recepcoes hetero-culturais.
Vicente Risco na cultura galega. Vigo: Galaxia, 1963.
Maria Dolores Gomez (coord.), A identidade galega e irlandesa a traves dos textos / Galician and Irish Identity through Texts, Santiago de Compostela, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2005, 246pp.
Nevertheless, fortune, in Castelao's view, does reside not in the money or lack thereof, but in who possesses the culture, the land, and the determination to fight for it: "A terra galega esta esnaquizada polo amor e cobiza dos seus fillos ...