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(Animals) a member of a genus of the Hymenoptera order of insects which includes common wasps and hornets
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Noun1.vespa - type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jacketsVespa - type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jackets
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Vespidae, Vespidae - an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps
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They include a distinctive orange Vespa scooter which police say was stolen at 3.40pm the same day from outside Dunes Splash World, on the Esplanade.
"Paisley Vespa Club organises the daytime activities and gets all the scooters to come to the town.
"Children's literature is a gateway to learning, creativity and empathy," said Rose Vespa. "I began my career as a children's librarian and I am looking forward to working with the board, the members and the CCBC staff to continue the good work of advocating for Canadian children's authors and literature".
The special editions will be made available for the Vespa Sprint (150cc version) and for Vespa GTS 300 Super (300cc version) and is based on the technical and mechanical foundation of the most recent large-frame Vespa scooters.
Celebrating its first 50 years, the Vespa Primavera today embodies all the values that made it successful-innovative, technologically avant-garde, agile, dynamic and environmentally friendly.
The brand new Vespa Primavera boasts even greater safety, comfort and style, along with extra bells and whistles and special versions.
"We are excited to be joining forces with the dedicated agents and founders of VESPA Properties Group," said Max Dobens, senior regional executive manager of sales in Brooklyn for Douglas Elliman.
He told Pakistan Today, 'We have been working tirelessly to re-launch Vespa here in Pakistan.
Six months later, I was confident enough to commute to work on the Vespa, and that was when it hit me-the a-ha!
Washington D.C [US] Nov 9 ( ANI ): Italian scooter brand Piaggio on Thursay announced an electric model for its most loved scooter model, 'Vespa', The Verge reported.
Club chairman, Theo Timmis said the exhibition chart the history of the Vespa, from how it began to how it has been incorporated into our daily life.