jarrah


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jar·rah

 (jăr′ə)
n.
A eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus marginata) of Australia, valued commercially for its hard red-brown wood.

[Nyungar (Pama-Nyungan language of southwest Australia) jarily.]

jarrah

(ˈdʒærə)
n
(Plants) a widely planted Australian eucalyptus tree, Eucalyptus marginata, that yields a valuable timber
[from a native Australian language]

jar•rah

(ˈdʒær ə)

n.
1. a hardwood tree, Eucalyptus marginata, of W Australia.
2. the wood of this tree.
[1865–70; < Nyungar (Australian Aboriginal language of SW Western Australia) jaril]
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He spent the afternoon shaping a swagger-stick from the branch of jarrah and talking with Miss La Rue, who had sufficiently unbent toward him to notice his existence.
That night they camped upon a rocky plateau which was sparsely wooded with jarrah, and here once again they were visited by the weird, nocturnal apparition that had already filled them with a nameless terror.
Beneath a jarrah tree on the stony plateau on the northern edge of the Sto-lu country in the land that Time forgot, he lies in a lonely grave marked by a rough headstone.
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A popular and well regarded species of eucalyptus from Western Australia, jarrah has long been a favorite because of its strength, hardness, durability and pleasing red tone.
Whenever Helene Jarrah, the owner of the recently established Moules et Frites in Ashrafieh, unveils freshly steamed mussels from the cocotte they were boiled in, the room is instantly enlivened -- "ohh" and "ahh" her customers say, as if it were a magic trick.
Inspired by real events, the film follows Ebrahim Jarrah (brilliantly played by Egyptian actor Khalid Nabawy) who wins the US Green Card lottery for a chance to become an American citizen.
Al-Quds, May 27, 2013 -- Israeli settlers slashed the tires of 15 Palestinian-owned cars in the East al-Quds neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah on Monday, according to witnesses.
KUWAIT's Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Khalid Al Jarrah Al Sabah yesterday visited the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) unit, currently taking part in the 9th Peninsula Shield drill.
Sheikh Mohamed Jarrah Al-Sabah, Chairman of Kuwait International Bank said revenues from fees and commissions were up 39 per cent.
However, the communiques between him and Syrian American activist, Rami Jarrah (also known as Alexander Page), appear to show his doubts about the regime's actions, months before his departure.
JERUSALEM, May 7, 2012 (WAFA) -- A Palestinian family from Jerusalem Monday received an Israeli court eviction order from its house in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem in order to hand it over to settlers, according to the family.