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n.1.Any one of many species of small delicately colored butterflies belonging to Thecla and allied genera; - called also hairstreak, and elfin.
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So, for instance, Virginia Burrus' recent article presupposes that both the Greek novels and the apocryphal Acts were resistance literature as she seeks to "explore commonalities of colonial resistance enacted across the genre," using as test cases Kleitophon and Leukippe, an Ethiopian Story, Joseph and Aseneth, and the Acts of Paul and Thecla.
At the summit, Thecla Mbongue, chief analyst of OVUM, released Digital Media Opportunity Index for sub-Sahara Africa and analyzed metrics across over 20 sub-Saharan African countries.
According to Thecla Mbongue, senior analyst at Ovum, banks in Africa are right to be focusing on mobile financial services, as this is how they can answer demand from those areas where banking penetration is low -- a category of consumer which still presents a vast untapped market in Africa.
In a line-by-line comparison with Augustine's original wording and Aquinas's version of it, Mary Thecla shows that More's citation above adheres not to Augustine's formulation but to the "skillful condensation" of Aquinas.
At his side, arrayed in her full finery, solemnly walked his beloved, Thecla Hreczecha, the Chief Steward's daughter.
Gracias, on his subsequent visit to Rome, met the Co-Founder, Maestra Thecla Merlo and set the ball rolling.
Thecla Convent, a brass baptismal font, vessels, and crucifixes.
I can start, for example, with a New Testament missioner, in fact the first one, the Samaritan woman, St Fotini in Orthodox tradition, continue with Thecla, St Phoebe, St Nino the Enlightener of Georgia, St Macrina, St Olympia, St Melania the Roman, and conclude with Maria Skobtsova, a Russian intellectual, activist, and divorced mother who become a nun.
Chigozie Jesse Uneke (1,2*), Chinwendu Daniel Ndukwe (3), Abel Abeh Ezeoha (4), Henry Chukwuemeka Uro-Chukwu (5), Chinonyelum Thecla Ezeonu (6)
Thecla Howard and Anthony Howard in their Camping Magazine article "Gumption Grown Here: How Adventure Camps Help Adults and Youth to Toughen.
The process aims at reducing operating costs while operators can focus on telecoms services, customer services and marketing, rather than managing infrastructure," says Ovum research analyst Thecla Mbongue.