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billow

1. a large sea wave
2. a large atmospheric wave, usually in the lee of a hill
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One day, when a fearful storm raged far and wide, and the Spirits saw great billows rolling like heavy clouds above their heads, and heard the wild winds sounding far away, down through the foaming waves a little child came floating to their home; its eyes were closed as if in sleep, the long hair fell like sea-weed round its pale, cold face, and the little hands still clasped the shells they had been gathering on the beach, when the great waves swept it into the troubled sea.
Born of earth, yet suckled by the sea; though hill and valley mothered me, ye billows are my foster-brothers!
He was shot in the abdomen by Mohamed Billow. Adow is believed to have succumned to profuse bleeding.
class="MsoNormalIn an interview with the Nation, Wajir Health minister Abdihakim Billow, said that the death toll remains at six.
The city's Fire Department said the blaze broke out at around 7am (noon GMT) yesterday, which saw smoke billow from the roof of the building containing US president Donald Trump's business offices.
The blaze caused smoke to billow from the roof at the Manhattan building which contains President Donald Trump's home and business offices.
Smoke continues to billow from the top floor of the Metro Gaisano Ayala Cebu at the Cebu Business Park at around 11:30 p.m.
It is probably sale to say that no musician the nineteenth century had more decisive impact on the direction of German music than Hans on Billow. As a teenager and law student, he crossed paths with Robert and Clara Schumann, came to know and quickly idolize Richard Wagner during the turbulent late 1840s, became Franz Liszt's star pupil and outspoken defender of "Zukunfismusik," promoted the orchestral works of Johannes Brahms and Richard Strauss, and furthered Gustav Mahler's conducting and -- by extension -- composing careers at a decisive moment in the young musician's artistic development.
But the ill luck that dogged the life of Hans von Billow (1830-94) has continued after his death.
"I Dreamed I Was A Cloud" is the optimistic story of Billow the cloud, a drifting island of kindly philosophy who encourages all the sad or disappointed people he observes to think of a better way to fill their lives.
Smoke continued to billow from the engine compartment for an additional five minutes, followed by fire, which ultimately consumed the airplane.
STOCKHOLM -- Red drapes billow from the ceiling, tea lights flicker in front of an altar and chants play softly, an unusual setting in Sweden's highest security prison and the men meditating are hardened convicts.