Banaba


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Banaba

(bəˈnɑːbə)
n
(Placename) an island in the SW Pacific, in the Republic of Kiribati. Phosphates were mined by Britain (1900–79). Area: about 5 sq km (2 sq miles). Pop: 301 (2005). Also called: Ocean Island
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Mayor Domagoso had been invited to plant trees to add to the now flourishing 1,000-square-meter garden on campus where indigenous trees are planted, such as yakal, agoho, apitong, bagtikan, banaba, bignay, lauan, pili and molave.
Rizal Avenue was lined with banaba trees and a streetcar ran through it all the way from La Loma to Plaza Lawton.
and Dasmarinas Technopark; Barangays Langkaan I, Paliparan I and II, Sampaloc I to III, and San Agustin I in Dasmarinas City; Barangays Bulihan, Anahaw I and II, Banaba, Acacia, Ipil I, Narra I and II, Yakal, and Silang.
Lofty trees like Tangisang-bayawak, Cupang and Banaba form an awning of beautiful foliage overhead, allowing the trail to remain cool even in high noon.
Cuando arreciaba el hambre hurgaba en la basura de la rosticeria; se banaba cada dos o tres meses en la casa de algun pariente, aunque volvia a ponerse la misma playera sucia y el mismo pantalon roto; buscaba trabajo aqui y alla esperando que la limitacion de su pierna no lo echara todo a la chingada.
Tailings are the material trails that Katerina Martina Teaiwa follows as Banaba Island in the Pacific is gutted for the mineral phosphorus, which is crucial to manufacturing the fertilizer that powers the so-called Green Revolution.
The chapter will discuss the available evidence on soluble fibres from psyllium and other sources, cinnamaldehyde, cinnamic acid and other cinnamon phytochemicals, berberine, corosolic acid from banaba, charantin from bitter gourd, catechins and flavonols from green tea and cocoa.