Bartle Frere


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Noun1.Bartle Frere - a living fossil or so-called `green dinosaur'; genus or subfamily of primitive nut-bearing trees thought to have died out 50 million years ago; a single specimen found in 1994 on Mount Bartle Frere in eastern Australia; not yet officially named
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Proteaceae, protea family, Proteaceae - large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales
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Starting with Englishman Sir Bartle Frere, the personalities covered include Mir Sher Mohammad Khan Talpur - who was called the Lion of Sindh - and the Pir Pagaras, Dayaram Gidumal Shahani and the Bhuttos of Larkana.
The town was named after Sir Bartle Frere, who played a crucial role in ending the slave trade.
It is time to revisit the green lawns of the Sind Club, the haunt of my boyhood, in the shadow of the Victorian mock - Gothic red sandstone hall that commemorates the memory of Sir Bartle Frere!
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries economists have crunched the numbers on the Bartle Frere banana growers move to adopt best practice and have revealed a $30,000 boost to his annual profit.
Littleton, the deputy lieutenant of Staffordshire, was private secretary to diplomat Sir Henry Edward Bartle Frere, the High Commissioner in the Cape Colony.
As the scorching sun took its toll, Shannon, dressed in leggings, flip flops and a shirt, lay in the Russell River for three days to sooth her skin in water flowing from Queensland's highest mountain, Bartle Frere. Dylan said: "She was that exhausted she couldn't walk, she just felt like giving up.
Bartle Frere, 50, was convicted by a majority of 10-1 of two charges of arranging or facilitating the commission of a child sex offence, which related to his conduct with a boy in India.
(1) Therefore, in December 1878, Sir Henry Bartle Frere, a powerful British colonial officer in Natal, issued an ultimatum to King Cetshwayo kaMpande, the Zulu king: Abolish the Zulu amabutho (conscription system) and accept a British imperial presence at the Zulu royal homestead--or face occupation by force.
In 1862, Sir Bartle Frere, the Bombay governor who transformed a provincial city into 'urbs prima in Indis', laid the foundations of William Tracey's Palladian building, a surprising choice of style given the prevailing gothic mania.
The choice of Sir Bartle Frere as High Commissioner reinforces the argument that confederation was primarily intended to bring South Africa into a state of defense.
Bartle Frere, the highest point in Australia's northernmost state of Queensland.
It was constructed to honour the services of Sir Henry Bartle Frere, who became commissioner of Sindh in 1850 and 12 years later, governor of Bombay.