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(Hector Hugh Munro), pseud. Saki
, 1870–1916, English author, b. Burma (now Myanmar). He began his career writing political satires for the Westminster Gazette, and from 1902 to 1908 was a foreign correspondent for the Tory Morning Post
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any of a large and varied group of mammals of the primate order. The term monkey includes all primates that do not belong to the categories human, ape, or prosimian; however, monkeys do have certain common features.
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a city and administrative center of Saki Raion, Crimean Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located on Lake Saki, 4 km from the Black Sea. Railroad station on the Evpatoriia-Ostriakovo line. Industry is represented by a chemical plant and food-processing enterprises.

Saki is a pelotherapeutic health resort 20 km from Evpatoriia. Summers are very warm, with an average July temperature of 23 °C, and winters are mild, with an average February temperature of - 1 °C. Precipitation totals 380 mm annually.

Therapeutic remedies include the use of mud and saltwater from Lake Saki. A mineral spring with thermal water (45°C) and an aqueous solution of sodium bicarbonate and a chlorine ion that is used for bathing and drinking is located 7 km from Saki. Diseases of the joints, bones, muscles, nervous system, and the skin, as well as gynecological ailments, are treated. Saki also has sanatoriums and a water and mud treatment facility.


Kosovskaia, A. F., and V. N. Miloslavskaia. Saki: Ocherk putevoditel’, 2nd ed. Simferopol’, 1974.



a drainless salt lake in Crimean Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located south of Lake Sasyk, 20 km from Evpatoriia, Lake Saki lies 2.1 m below sea level. It has an area of 8.1 sq km and measures 5.5 km in length. Its maximum width is 3 km, and the average depth is 0.8 m. The bottom is covered with a thick layer of silt mineral mud. Lake Saki is fed by sea and subterranean waters and by melted snow and rain. The resort city of Saki is located on the lake.

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, saké, saki
a Japanese alcoholic drink made from fermented rice
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(pen name of Hector Hugh Munro, 1870 - 1916) Scottish - born writer.
The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki (Hector Hugh Munro)