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A member of one of several ancient Semitic peoples primarily inhabiting Canaan, where they preceded the Israelites, and Babylonia.

[From Hebrew 'ĕmōrî, Amorite, from Akkadian amurrû, westerner, Amorite, from amurru, western geographical and tribal designation, perhaps from Sumerian martu, westerner, country to the west of Sumer.]

Am′o·rite′ adj.
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(ˈæm əˌraɪt)

1. a member of a culturally diverse population of western Semites prominent in the history of ancient Syria and adjacent areas, c2600–1200 b.c.
2. the language of this population.
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The US dollar is also bouncing back from major currencies, so that's adding to the downward pressure," said Tetsu Emori, a Tokyo-based fund manager at Astmax Co Ltd.
There is strong competition for the No 2 jersey and having played alongside Joeli Veitayaki and Emori Katalau in their days at Dunvant, Mefin will be aware of how powerful Fijians can be.
He converted two of the tries notched up by lock Emori Katalau, full-back Wayne Jones, wing Andrew Jones and flanker Alan Reynolds and he also landed six penalties.
Dunvant's Fijian international second row Emori Katalau, fresh from his country's World Cup campaign, adjusted to his new surroundings superbly.
But they were fortunate to score nine tries, including a terrific brace from winger Fero Lasagavibau, as the third one by Emori Katalau was given despite him clearly dropping the ball before crossing the line.
"Investors appear to be still trimming their long positions, bringing markets closer to their bottoms," said Tetsu Emori, a Tokyo-based commodities fund manager at Astmax Investments.
(1.) Haley RW, Culver DH, White, JW, Morgan WM, Emori TG, Munn VP, et al.
Only 11 of Fiji's 31-strong squad is home-based and it includes Newport captain Simon Raiwalui, Neath's Alfie Mocelutu and Narberth's Emori Katalau.
Every man-jack of the Otters pack played to their best with Tongan prop Fifi Faletau and Fijian lock Emori Katalau carrying the ball powerfully and flankers Alan Reynolds and Simon Davies harassing and chasing the lives out of Caerphilly.
"The current market environment is favourable in that it is inching higher while digesting caution and concerns about growth prospects, which suggests sentiment is actually quite solid," said Tetsu Emori, a Tokyo-based commodities fund manager at Astmax Investments.
Fiji squad: Forwards: Bill Cavubati (Masterton, Wellington, NZ), Richard Nyholt (Queensland University, Aus), Isaia Rasila (Nadroga), Paula Biu (Nadroga), Greg Smith (Waikato, NZ), Jioji Soqoiwasa (West Subiaco, Perth, Aus), Bill Gadolo (Suva), Emori Katalau (Narbeth, Wales), Simon Raiwalui (Newport, Wales), Sisa Koyamaibole (Toyota Shokki, Japan), Ifereimi Rawaqa (Lautoka), Kele Leawere (East Coast, NZ), Api Naevo (Kaneka, Japan), Alifereti Doviverata (Yamaha, Japan), Seta Tawake (Suva), Kitione Salawa (Nadi), Alivereti Mocelutu (Neath, Wales).
(7.) Emori G, Culver DH, Horan TC, Jarvis WR, Olson DR, Banerjee S, et al.