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pongo

(ˈpɒŋɡəʊ)
n, pl -gos
1. (Animals) an anthropoid ape, esp an orang-utan or (formerly) a gorilla
2. (Military) military slang a soldier or marine
[C17: from Kongo mpongo]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pongo - type genus of the family Pongidae: orangutansPongo - type genus of the family Pongidae: orangutans
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Pongidae, Pongidae - usually considered as comprising orangutans; gorillas; chimpanzees; and sometimes gibbons
orang, orangutan, orangutang, Pongo pygmaeus - large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits
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The Abila Marketplace provides great access for customers to resources that are available to them," said Kelly Hansen, vice president of client services for Pongos, an Abila Product Partner.
THERE will be a starry cast on stage in Hall One at the Sage this Sunday at 7pm when the Newcastle Bach Choir, the Newcastle Baroque ensemble and the Pongos Youth Choir are joined by internationally-famed early music soloists, all under the direction of Eric Cross, for Bach's St Matthew Passion.
The highest concentration of pongos in Peru is in northern Amazonas Department (Fig.
The movies were shown in the RCEME workshop and were generally black and white with the occasional colour flick, which was a great treat for the pongos.
30am to 4pm with refreshments and a supporting lecture and concert programme featuring the likes of youth choir The Pongos and folk band Southwind.
The persons who operate the pongos drop off the fishermen, one at a time, along the mangrove banks and pick them up about 4 h later to return home (Fig.
31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation today announced its latest commitment to environmental conservation by becoming the first corporate sponsor of the Pongos Helping Pongos program, a Houston Zoo initiative that supports the critically endangered orangutan species on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.
The Northumbria Police annual Christmas carol service will be held today at St Mary the Virgin Church, Ponteland, featuring the Pongos Choir.
Party in the Park with the Coates School Orchestra and Pongos.
30am Tom Spence playing jazz piano, choral music by the Pongos at 2.
Actor-musician Martin Posnett and the Pongos Youth Choir will be performing.
The Pongos, a choir based in Ponteland, is performing too.