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cha·lu·pa

 (chə-lo͞o′pə)
n.
A fried, boat-shaped tortilla filled with various ingredients, such as ground beef or pork, cheese, diced vegetables, and seasonings.

[Mexican Spanish chalupa, small boat, chalupa, from Spanish, small two-masted boat, from French chaloupe, shallop, longboat, from Middle French; see shallop.]

chalupa

(tʃəˈluːpə)
n
a small narrow boat similar to a gondola, steered using either oars or a pole, used in the south of Mexico
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We are very excited that teachers will now have the new and greatly expanded Neue Blickwinkel in their hands and ready for use," lead author Cynthia Chalupa said.
Chalupa "traded" information with staff at the Ukrainian Embassy, and once, with the DNC's encouragement, attempted to set up an interview with current Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko so he could describe Manafort's relationship with Yanukovych.
CPT Chalupa is a physician assistant with the Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Brooke Army Medical Center, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
You want a glass of wine with that Chalupa or Gordita?
The award was presented to Curtis Chalupa (center) of Fort Worth, Texas.
Se limito a visitar la isla "recorriendola en todo su contorno, ocupandome en recoger los datos que estime necesarios para ilustrar este informe", pero ademas equipo "una chalupa ballenera con todos los utiles empleados en la caza, procurando que los tripulantes se desempenaran en sus respectivos cometidos" (Castillo 1906:495).
The ministry aims to establish a clear legal and technical framework so that any disputes that arise during shale gas exploration can be resolved under sound arbitration procedures, according to Environment Minister Tomas Chalupa.
Serbia's Minister of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection Zorana Mihajlovic and Czech Minister of Environment Tomas Chalupa yesterday signed a cooperation programme of relevant ministries for this and next year.
The Minister of Environment of the Czech Republic Tomas Chalupa met with Minister Rajapaksa on 28th March 2013, accompanied by Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Environment and Renewable Energy.
If they're bending over," says Shirley Chalupa, owner of the nearby Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast, "then I know they're looking for agates.
The event was chaired by South Korea's Environment Minister Yoo Young-sook, with the following co-chairs: Tomas Chalupa, environment minister of the Czech Republic; Gilad Erdan, Israeli minister for environmental protection; Janez Potocnik, EU environment commissioner; Lena Ek, Swedish environment minister; and Caroline Spelman, UK secretary for environment, food and rural affairs.
The event will be chaired by South Korea's Environment Minister Yoo Young-sook, with the following co-chairs: Tomas Chalupa, environment minister of the Czech Republic; Gilad Erdan, Israeli minister for environmental protection; Janez Potocnik, EU environment commissioner; Lena Ek, Swedish environment minister; and Caroline Spelman, UK secretary for environment, food and rural affairs.