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Lun•da

(lo̅o̅n′dä, lo͝on′-)

adj., n., pl. -das, (esp. collectively) -da. adj.
1. of or denoting any of a succession of kingdoms formed in the S Congo River basin in the 17th and 18th centuries, or the dynasties ruling these kingdoms.
n.
2. a member of any of the modern African peoples of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, and Zambia resulting from the formation of these kingdoms.
3. the Bantu languages of these peoples.
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Noun1.Lunda - puffinsLunda - puffins        
bird genus - a genus of birds
Alcidae, family Alcidae - web-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks; puffins; guillemots; murres; etc.
Lunda cirrhata, tufted puffin - northern Pacific puffin having a large yellow plume over each eye
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1890 Ethnographia e historia tradicional dos povos da Lunda. Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional.
Petra Diamonds Limited ("Petra"), the AIM listed mining group, has redeployed an exploration team on the Alto Cuilo concession in the Lunda Norte province of Northern Angola and has completed reconstruction of its base camp on the concession.
Societies in the past have chosen to walk along that road: the Lunda in 17th-century Angola, for instance, would slaughter their own children at birth, and maintain their numbers by capturing slaves from the peoples round about.
Amanullah Gharoka a journalist working for local media was traveling to Lunda a village Parova Tehsil when some unidentified gunmen riding motorbike sprayed him with bullets leaving him dead on the spot .
The fire erupted at 3 a.m at night in Lunda Bazar and it engulfed over 10 shops.
In Gujranwala, valuables mostly woollies and warm clothes in more than 10 shops reduced to ashes due to a fire eruption in Lunda Bazaar here on Friday.
AWARDED TO: Lunda Construction Co., Black River Falls
Light House market of old clothes known as Lunda Bazaar and adjoining paper market were razed during antiencroachment drive.
A $799.5 million low bid for civil construction, from the team of Lunda Construction and C.S.
The company's wholly owned subsidiary, Lunda Construction, is the managing partner in a joint venture that was the low bidder for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project in Minneapolis with a bid of approximately $800M.
The re-polling would be held Primary School Chah Dewala (female), Government Degree College No.1 (male), Government Primary School Sultania Muryali (male), High School Himat (combined), Girls Primary School Himat (female), High School Babar Kacha (female), Middle School Lunda Sharif (combined) and Primary School Ramak (female) polling stations.