moai

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moai

(ˈməʊaɪ)
n, pl moai
(Anthropology & Ethnology) any of the gigantic carved stone figures found on Easter Island (Rapa Nui)
[from Rapanui (the Polynesian language of Easter Island), literally: statue, figurine]
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New evidence about the fascinating Easter Island civilization in Chile has given clues about the lives of the culture responsible for the Easter Island head sculptures.
A PENSIONER was yesterday jailed for four years for bludgeoning his wife to death with an Easter Island head garden statue.
Building on the brand"s "Factory" television spots, the ad places the iconic Hershey"s Kiss in a museum setting, where movie characters Rexy the Dinosaur and Dum Dum the Easter Island Head get to indulge in the classic confection.
Saturday morning is a good time to get things done and I'm trying to work out the best way to get a 14ft polystyrene Easter Island head from St Davids to Cardiff.
You want to look up at it - as if it were a big Easter Island head.
A PENSIONER was yesterday jailed for four years for bludgeoning his wife with an Easter Island head garden statue.
STEEL PRIDE: A new exhbition at the Dorman Museum MYSTERIOUS: Easter Island Head statues at The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum in Stewart Park
Easter Island Heads, Thursday, April 8, from 1-3pm -make an Easter Island Head out of clay.
Meanwhile, the Museum Of Natural History has the scary T-Rex skeleton, the Easter Island head, the ruby slippers and Oscar The Grouch - all of which feature in the film.
I quote: "You of the Easter Island head, just stamped through the flower-bed.
DUBLIN is to get yet another new monument - a replica of one of the mysterious Easter Island head statues.