Bartle Frere

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Noun1.Bartle Frere - a living fossil or so-called `green dinosaur'; genus or subfamily of primitive nut-bearing trees thought to have died out 50 million years ago; a single specimen found in 1994 on Mount Bartle Frere in eastern Australia; not yet officially named
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Proteaceae, protea family, Proteaceae - large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales
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As the scorching sun took its toll, Shannon, dressed in leggings, flip flops and a shirt, lay in the Russell River for three days to sooth her skin in water flowing from Queensland's highest mountain, Bartle Frere.
Bartle Frere, 50, was convicted by a majority of 10-1 of two charges of arranging or facilitating the commission of a child sex offence, which related to his conduct with a boy in India.
1) Therefore, in December 1878, Sir Henry Bartle Frere, a powerful British colonial officer in Natal, issued an ultimatum to King Cetshwayo kaMpande, the Zulu king: Abolish the Zulu amabutho (conscription system) and accept a British imperial presence at the Zulu royal homestead--or face occupation by force.