Maja

(redirected from Majar)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Majar: major
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Maja - type genus of the MajidaeMaja - type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Majidae, Majidae - spider crabs
European spider crab, Maja squinado, king crab - a large spider crab of Europe
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Amara/ NINA/ - The Rapid Response Task Force charged with maintaining security in Maysan arrested four wanted men and confiscated unlicensed weapons in the district of Majar al-Kabir.
His remains were taken to Majar Funeral Homes, while the motorcycle is now under the custody of Sablayan Municipal Police Station.
Lance Corporals Tom Keys, 20, from Bala and Benjamin McGowan Hyde, 23 Corporals Russell Aston, 30, and Simon Miller, 21, were killed when a 400-strong mob descended on a police station in Majar al-Kabir in June 2003.
REG BBC1, 9.00pm In June 2003, Lance Corporal Tom Keys was among six military policemen killed by a mob in the Shia city of Majar al-Kabir in southern Iraq.
Ex-Para Sgt Gordon Robertson won the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for leading 12 men who held off an armed mob at 2003's Battle of Majar al Kabir.
Sterne Agee, a privately owned wealth management and institutional services firms in the US, has announced the appointments of Peter Majar and Ben Holman as managing directors in its Financial Institutions Group.
The Al Sweady Inquiry was set up in the aftermath of a notorious firefight near the town of Majar Al Kabir, southwest Iraq, that came to be known as the "Battle of Danny Boy" after the name of a nearby checkpoint.
Lance Corporal Tom Keys, 20, who was from Llanuwchllyn, near Bala, along with Corporals Russell Aston, 30; Simon Miller, 21; Lance Corporal Benjamin McGowan Hyde, 23; Sergeant Simon Hamilton-Jewell, 41, and Corporal Paul Long, 24, were killed when a 400-strong mob descended on a police station in Majar al-Kabir in June 2003, in a region that was deemed particularly hostile.
Corporals Russell Aston, 30, Simon Miller, 21, from Washington, Lance Corporal Benjamin McGowan Hyde, 23, and Lance Corporal Tom Keys, 20, were killed when a 400-strong mob descended on a police station in Majar al-Kabir in Iraq in June 2003.
On lucky days, he sees an influx of devotees visiting the temple or paying obeisance at Sayyed baba 's majar on Thursdays.
The crowd descended on a police station in Majar al-Kabir, 120 miles north of the British-controlled city of Basra, where the Red Caps from 156 Provost Company were training local officers.