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mamilla

(mæˈmɪlə) or

mammilla

n, pl -lae (-liː)
1. (Anatomy) a nipple or teat
2. (Zoology) a nipple or teat
3. any nipple-shaped part or prominence
[C17: from Latin, diminutive of mamma breast]
ˈmamillary, ˈmammillary adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mamilla - the small projection of a mammary glandmamilla - the small projection of a mammary gland
reproductive organ, sex organ - any organ involved in sexual reproduction
mammary gland, mamma - milk-secreting organ of female mammals
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Metalurgia prehispanica en las sociedades costeras del norte de Chile (Quebrada Mamilla, Tocopilla).
org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/campaign-protect-mamilla-cemetery-jerusalem) significant portions " of other Islamic cemeteries such as the Mamilla Cemetary, which dates back to the 7th century.
Highlighting the politicization of Israeli archaeological digs in ancient Islamic cemetery of Ma'man Allah, also known as Mamilla, al-Quds covered Israeli revelations that hundreds of Islamic tombs were destroyed in the cemetery.
CAIRO, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- The Arab League on Monday condemned Israel for building a nightclub on the historical Mamilla Cemetery in Jerusalem.
As Arabs throng to Jerusalem, they shop at the Arab shuk and even at stores in Jewish areas of the city; the Mamilla Mall, for example, which is right next to the Old City, is very popular with Arabs.
Her message was to educate Arab women and girls," Sister Hortance Nakhleh said, sitting in the church of the Mamilla Monastery, below a large poster imploring their founder to "pray for us".
Prueba de ello es la reciente polemica sobre la destruccion parcial del cementerio medieval islamico de Mamilla en Jerusalen occidental, por parte de los israelies, para construir el Museo de la Tolerancia y de la Dignidad Humana, dependiente del Centro Simon Wiesenthal, con sede en Los Angeles (New York Times, 13 Agosto de 2010), o el saqueo y destruccion de mausoleos cristianos en Mali por islamistas radicales (New York Times, 2 de Julio de 2012).
In a joint statement with the miltiary and police, Shin Bet said its agents detained two men from Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem who were working as cleaning staff in Mamilla mall, an upmarket shopping street only meters away from the walls of Jerusalem's historic Old City, according to AFP.
86) This construction involved excavations at the ancient Mamilla Cemetery with hundreds of exhumations of graves and remains and has been deemed a desecration of remains by the U.
In the same context, two Arab Palestinian men -- an employee of the Mamilla Hotel and a gas station attendant --also were the victims of hate crimes.