Aquila


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Aq·ui·la

 (ăk′wə-lə)
n.
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere and the Milky Way near Aquarius and Serpens Cauda.

[Middle English, from Latin aquila, eagle, the constellation Aquila.]

Aquila

(ˈækwɪlə; əˈkwɪlə)
n, Latin genitive Aquilae (ˈækwɪˌliː)
(Astronomy) a constellation lying in the Milky Way close to Cygnus and situated on the celestial equator. The brightest star is Altair
[from Latin: eagle]

Aquila

(ˈækwɪlə; Italian ˈaːkwila) or

L'Aquila

n
(Placename) a city in central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region; an earthquake in 2009 killed over 300 people and made over 60,000 homeless. Pop: 72 988 (2008). Official name: Aquila degli Abruzzi

A•quil•a1

(əˈkwɪl ə, ˈæk wə lə)

n. gen. A•quil•ae (əˈkwɪl i, ˈæk wəˌli)
the Eagle, a northern constellation south of Cygnus containing Altair.

Aq•ui•la2

(ˈæk wə lə, ˈɑ kwə-)

n.
a city in central Italy. 300,950.Also called L'Aquila, A′quila de`gli A•bruz′zi (ˌdɛl yi ɑˈbrut si)

Aq·ui·la

(ăk′wə-lə)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Hercules.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aquila - a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the star Altair
Altair - double star 15.7 light years from Earth; the brightest star in the Aquila constellation
2.Aquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central ItalyAquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
Abruzzi, Abruzzi e Molise - a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
3.Aquila - a genus of AccipitridaeAquila - a genus of Accipitridae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
Aquila chrysaetos, golden eagle - large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck
Aquila rapax, tawny eagle - brownish eagle of Africa and parts of Asia
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They are the earthly counterparts of the heavenly lovers, the Cow-herd and the Spinning-maid in the constellations of Lyra and Aquila.
Aquila sourced the transaction on a proprietary basis.
Aquila is getting a good start toward his life-long ambition.
Great Plains Energy, the parent of Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L), will acquire all the outstanding shares of Aquila and its Missouri-based electric utility assets for $1.
War is when one country decides to take another little country and add it to their own,'' 81-year-old Aquila told about 130 fourth- and fifth-graders at Limerick Elementary School.
Black Hills (NYSE: BKH), a diversified energy company based in Rapid City, South Dakota, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase from Aquila (NYSE: ILA) its gas utility and related operations in the State of Nebraska, as well as certain other Aquila-owned utility assets in three other states.
Black Hills (NYSE: BKH), a diversified energy company based in Rapid City, South Dakota, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase from Aquila (NYSE: ILA) its electric and gas utility operations in the State of Colorado, as well as certain other Aquila-owned utility assets in three other states.
The purchase of Aquila's Iowa operations, which Black Hills expects to take place in about a year, is part of a larger transaction in which Black Hills will also purchase certain Aquila utility properties and related operations in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska, for a total cash purchase price of $940 million.
Black Hills (NYSE: BKH), a diversified energy company based in Rapid City, South Dakota, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase from Aquila (NYSE: ILA) its gas utility operations in the State of Kansas, as well as certain other Aquila-owned utility assets in three other states.
Based in Kansas City, Missouri, Aquila operates electricity and natural gas distribution utilities for nearly one million customers in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
He has a passion for the high-yield asset class," says Diana Herrmann, President and CEO of Aquila Management Corporation, Founder of the Aquila(SM) Group of Funds and parent of Aquila Investment Management LLC, manager of the fund.