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Noun1.Aix - wood duck and mandarin duckAix - wood duck and mandarin duck    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Anatidae, family Anatidae - swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks
Aix sponsa, summer duck, wood duck, wood widgeon - showy North American duck that nests in hollow trees
Aix galericulata, mandarin duck - showy crested Asiatic duck; often domesticated
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de Salvieux' letter, embraced Renee, kissed the marquise's hand, and shaken that of the marquis, started for Paris along the Aix road.
All this kept her very busy, and she had not had time to do more than look at the little vellum book that Archer had sent her the week before (the "Sonnets from the Portuguese"); but she was learning by heart "How they brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix," because it was one of the first things he had ever read to her; and it amused her to be able to tell him that Kate Merry had never even heard of a poet called Robert Browning.
In the year 1807 a troop of fairies visited a wood near Aix and carried off the daughter of a peasant, who had been seen to enter it with a bundle of clothing.
That is why I felt it was better to come and talk to you, and advise you to take Windermere away at once to Homburg or to Aix, where he'll have something to amuse him, and where you can watch him all day long.
The new Aix-BMF relationship gets underway this year with more Canadian creative content, with director Robert Carsen's Aix production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, first staged in 1991 but remounted at Aix last summer, schdeduled for Beijing's Poly Theatre next October.
The decision to co-locate APEX and AIX Asia represents a closer collaboration to the benefit of the industry as a whole.
IBM AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) is a series of proprietary Unix operating systems developed and sold by IBM for several of its computer platforms.
Double-Take RecoverNow for AIX (formerly known as EchoStream) is a true continuous data protection solution that delivers nearly instantaneous recovery of your applications and data at the push of a button.
Vision Solutions, a provider of high availability (HA) and disaster recovery solutions in the IBM System i and System p markets, has announced that it is to host an upcoming webinar on the benefits of AIX and Vision Solutions' supporting software for companies of all sizes.
The announcement, which came shortly after applause had died for the 2005 edition, and only six weeks before "Danse a Aix" was scheduled to begin planning for its 30th anniversary celebration, had the effect of a bomb exploding in the heart of the French contemporary dance community.
Although very different formally from Valence and Avignon, Aix is an equally thoughtful response to site, climate and programme.
AIX 5L is an open UNIX operating environment from IBM, providing high levels of integration, flexibility and reliability.