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Mama

 

an urban-type settlement, the administrative center of Mama-Gnu Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. A landing on the Vitim River (a tributary of the Lena) where the Mama River flows into the Vitim. Located 976 km northeast of the Lena railroad station. The mining of muscovite mica is the main economic activity.


Mama

 

a river in the Buriat ASSR and Irkutsk Oblast of the RSFSR. It is a left tributary of the Vitim River. Length, 406 km (from its source in the Levaia Mama); basin area, 18,900 sq km.

The Mama has its source in the Levaia Mama and Pravaia Mama on the northern slopes of the Verkhneangara ridge. It is a winding river that is fed primarily by rains. Summer rains cause flash floods and sharp fluctuations in the water level. High water is from May to September. The average flow is about 350 cu m per sec. The river freezes over in October and thaws in May. It is navigable up to 110 km from its mouth. There are mica deposits in the Mama River basin.

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I had not imagined many details about the house, other than it would be large and my room as big as the apartment Momma and me shared in Hot Springs.
MOmma was established in Switzerland in January 2006 by Jacques Naim.
After the post office, Momma and I bought some special treats for Poppa's birthday.
Momma didn't cry; she just didn't smile for a very long time.
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Big Momma immediately endears herself to Tom's obsessive, control freak wife Leah (Emily Procter), who has a colour-coded pegboard, mapping out her three children's routines for each day of the week.
The film abandons any half-hearted attempts at plausibility - Malcolm loses part of his Big Momma disguise during a chase but bystanders barely blink' the masseur at a women's day spa overlooks the rubbery texture of Big Momma's skin.
Invariably, all three Fuller kids end up loving Big Momma with all their hearts.
And check on your momma, see if she needs anything.
Momma asked, pouring weak coffee into china cups Daddy brought home from Germany.
She's wondering if they shouldn't warn armed robbers not to mess with people's mommas because of the potential for a violent reaction.
We can imagine what happened to the manager when he returned the kid to his momma after the game: