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Noun1.Maleo - Celebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beachesmaleo - Celebes megapode that lays eggs in holes in sandy beaches
megapode, mound bird, mound-bird, scrub fowl, mound builder - large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs
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They were less than 12 nautical miles from the border of the Philippines and Malaysia when they were picked up by the LNG Maleo.
But the deal - codenamed Project Maleo - collapsed when the Suharto regime, responsible for thousands of killings, torture and other breaches of human rights over a 30-year period, fell in May 1998.
Santos in early October 2006 began gas production from Maleo in the offshore Madura PSC, 140 km east of the eastern Java city of Surabaya.
The bird in question is the maleo, a chicken-sized bird that lays its eggs in sand heated by either the sun or volcanism that occurs in its habitat on the island of Sulawesi.
One of the existing MOPUs is in operation at Santos Australia's Maleo Development, offshore Indonesia, while the other two are in operation in Malaysian waters for Murphy Oil and for Petrofac on its Cendor Development.
La expresion "rencor africano" remite al circuito comercial esclavista que convirtio a los negros africanos en mercancia, "piezas de Indias", y que los maleo definitivamente al haber sembrado en ellos el rencor por haber sido esclavos.
donde mediante el vocablo "perlas" se alude a Maleo 7:6 "no arrojeis vuestras perlas ante los puercos".
Ambos cardenales brasilenos encuadran en un maleo que podra ser ideal en el conclave.
The rainforest is home to the rare maleo bird, which is almost extinct, as well as the sulphur-crested cockatoo, whose population has been decimated by the pet trade.
The engine also has been chosen as the power plant for the Maleo project, the Indonesian national passenger-car program that has scheduled production for late 1998.
Franco and Silvana Colombani own Albergo del Sole, a lovingly maintained country inn in Maleo, south of Milan.
Contract award notice: Contract for the management of the associated management service of collection and delivery services at the center of final treatment of urban waste and similar for the municipality of maleo.