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(Placename) the former name of Taiwan
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(fɔrˈmoʊ sə)

the former name of Taiwan.
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Noun1.Formosa - an island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China SeaFormosa - an island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea
South China Sea - a tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons
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Photo shows Pimentel (center) with members of the PRA Board and officers and NRCE 2019 Platinum Sponsors (from left): Globe Telecom cluster head of retail industry Michael Agustin, PRA vice chair Roberto Claudio (Toby's Sports), FAPRA and PRA vice chair Lorenzo Formoso (Ace Hardware), PRA vice chair Mars Chua (Sportshouse), PRA chairman Atty.
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designed by Gabriel Formoso, the only high-rise in the Pasig vicinity.
Later on, as the band members grew closer, Time Space Warp was included in Ed Formoso's rock compilation, 'A Dozen Alternatives (1994),' which was launched under Viva Records.
Sprint Distance (750 meter 20 K bike 5 K run) Kim Remolino, Karen Manayon (men, women elite), Charles Jeremiah Lipuria, Veronica Deldio (16-19), Rogelio Visconde, Janina Garcia (20-29), Nik Roxas Bernadette Agor (30-39), Peter Gonzales, Alfie Yu (40-49), Jo Mlez (50-over)element-invisibleSportshub ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1The All-Men relay title went to the trio of Jojo Santos, Christian Sabinorio and Jan Dennis Borbolla who timed 2:41:08 while the relay-mixed title went to the team of Heinrich Gasacao, Renz Formoso and Lou Aguion (3:00:20).
Original residents may experience positive changes in neighborhood renewal of services and in financial benefits and employment opportunities (Atkinson, 2002; Ding, Hwang, & Divringi, 2015; Vigdor, Massey, & Rivlin, 2002), while the public school may see some improved student academic outcomes (Dastrup et al., 2015; Formoso, Weber, & Atkins, 2010).
No Tocantins, chineses, em especial, vem comprando terras no municipio de Lagoa da Confusao e Formoso do Araguaia (dado recolhido em trabalho de campo em 2012).
Estudios recientes demostraron como la transformacion de la estepa patagonica por el sobrepastoreo (Golluscio et al., 1998; Paruelo et al., 2004; Bertiller et al., 2009; Chartier et al., 2011) podria haber afectado a las comunidades animales, entre ellos a los micromamiferos (Pardinas et al., 2011, 2012; Formoso, 2013).
Present study reported that odontogenic keratocysts had female predilection and ranked third in the cystic lesions which disagree the studies done by Jamshidi et al15 and Jones et al.16 Koseoglu et al17 showed an equal gender predilection.Current study reported that lateral periodontal cysts accounts 6% of all odontogenic cysts which is different from the study of Altini et al.24 The most dominant site involved by lateral periodontal cysts in this study was anterior of maxilla which is not in line to the studies by Ortega et al25 and Nikitakis et al.26 Formoso Senande et al27 showed that lateral periodontal cysts predominantly occurred in maxilla which support this study and had a male predilection which contradict current study.
Piedmontese Sinti is in fact a label identifying two akin Sinti varieties that the nonvoluminous literature on the subject often considers as the same dialect (see Franzese 2002a: III, Calvet & Formoso 1987: 4), on the basis of an high proximity of the dialects and of the fact that Piedmontese Sinti is the name that the members of both communities use to designate their people and their language.