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name for several trees, especially an acaciaacacia
, any plant of the large leguminous genus Acacia, often thorny shrubs and trees of the family Leguminosae (pulse family). Chiefly of the tropics and subtropics, they are cultivated for decorative and economic purposes.
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Algernon (Henry). 1869--1951, British novelist and short- story writer; noted for his supernatural tales
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When you consider that under Labour the council have spent a whopping PS4.1m and rising on the ongoing senior officer pay scandal, it appears this Labour-led council are expert at finding new and exciting ways of wasting public money, increasing council tax and undermining Blackwood, while the needs of the public are ignored.
Blackwood of the once-prestigious Society for the Relocation of Wayward Spirits (they capture ghosts).
Terrified William Blackwood smelled burning and phoned the fire service, fearing he would be trapped in an inferno.
Shah had deprived West Indian batsman Jermaine Blackwood his second Test hundred when he bowled him for 95 in the pre-lunch session.
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Johnson), 2-69 (Brathwaite), 3-182 (Samuels), 4-259 (Blackwood), 5-266 (Chase), 6-300 (Bravo),
Reagan Rombauer Blackwood, granddaughter of Rombauer Vineyards founder Koerner Rombauer, has joined the Napa Valley winery as assistant regional sales representative, becoming the first member of the family's third generation to be employed at the winery.
While the work of a number of women who contributed to Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine has received critical attention, that of Elizabeth Julia Hasell has not.
EASTENDERS star Richard Blackwood says he has no regrets about making menacing phone calls to a 14-year-old boy.
TREBLE-CHASING Blackwood Town's stunning start to the season continued as they romped into the second round of the inaugural Glamorgan & Monmouthshire League Twenty20 competition.
THIS is the first time I have written a letter to any newspaper but I was so infuriated with Councillor Dix of Blackwood saying that he was glad councillors "had come to their senses" concerning Bargoed Cinema.
The company has a business license for The Kona Bike Shop and a manager lined up, said Cory Blackwood, sales rep and advocacy director with Kona.