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poort

(pʊət)
n
(Physical Geography) (in South Africa) a steep narrow mountain pass, usually following a river or stream
[C19: from Afrikaans, from Dutch: gateway; see port4]
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In just the past decade our knowledge of Homo sapiens behaviour in the Middle Stone Age, and in particular of the Still Bay and Howiesons Poort, has expanded considerably.
This level of alcohol use is in agreement with results from previous studies (De Graaff & Poort, 2004).
The eggshells were engraved by the Howiesons Poort culture, African hunter-gatherers.
In the Netherlands two new clients were added in facility management: NS Poort and Essent.
Reprint requests to Professor Gerrit Glas, MD, PhD, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Zwolse Poort, PO Box 110, 8000 AC Zwolle, The Netherlands.
Berta se keuse dien verder ook as 'n illustrasie van die motto: "Die toekoms is niks anders nie as die verlede wat deur 'n ander poort binnekom.
19) The word 'rout' is still used to describe Wilmansrust, although the 5th had fought as well as any unit placed in so disadvantageous a position, accounting for more of the enemy than Major Gough's attacking force annihilated at Blood River Poort in September.
Africa), DEERRE (dere), TEESSIDE (in UK), LEETT (let), LEEWWE Kuils Poort (farmstead in S.
Deutsch, a Jefferson City attorney representing the college president, Stephen Poort, presented dozens of documents and called several witnesses in support of his contention that Carpenter knowingly fielded ineligible players in 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001.
In 1996, a point mutation in the prothrombin gene that is associated with hypercoagulability was described by Poort, et al.
His mutilated body was discovered last weekend by South African Police, in a shallow grave beside the Hartebeeste Poort Dam near Johannesburg.
The Hyatt Place concept is unique, and we are convinced that this will be a very successful hotel serving the Amsterdam airport market," said Johan Poort, managing director of HILLGATE Properties N.