Yat


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Yat

 (yăt)
n. New Orleans
1. A member of a lower- and middle-class segment of the white population of New Orleans.
2. The variety of English spoken by these people, derived from Irish English.

[From Where you at?, Whe'yat?, How are you? (local greeting).]
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We will maintain direct and active involvement in building the business with our licensing partners at YAT."
A coastal block in the Caspian Sea has been allocated to Petronas Carigali for oil and gas production, and this is a very promising project, taking into account the amount of hydrocarbons in the area, Yat Hong Teh said.
On May 24, 2016, Shahrul Anuar was found guilty by the magistrate's court and was sentenced to four months jail and fined RM1,000 for stealing the phone which was under the care of shopkeeper See Ming Ho at Techasia Boutique, Low Yat Plaza in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.
In the Kung Fu Boot Camp, students learn and train the authentic foundational principles, details, techniques and training methods of Ving Tsun Kung Fu, as taught in the Moy Tung lineage of the Moy Yat Kung Fu family.
The academy also offers outdoor activities that call for initiative and endeavour, with the first two events held at Symonds Yat and Skern Lodge in Devon.
The views from Yat Rock are spectacular with colourful beech and oak trees overlooking a horseshoe bend on the River Wye.
"Bringing the Secretariat to our capital of Port of Spain will enhance our nation's reputation and desirability for investors of all types," says Lue Yat.
Superintendent Ian Burnside denied setting up the four-strong YAT was in response to political pressure from the Scottish Executive.
But a four-year campaign by the Symonds Yat Preservation Group has secured the stretch, also known as Biblins, for canoeists.
According to the agreement, YAT will transport its passengers by car from the Yugoslavian capital of Belgrade to the Romanian city of Timisoara, where TAROM will fly the passengers to destinations in the USA and Europe, including New York, Chicago, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, and London according to the Adevarul newspaper.
To celebrate Yan Yat (Cantonese for Human Day or everybody's birthday) which falls on the seventh day of Chinese New Year, a soup kitchen here organised a birthday celebration for 150 of its regular 'clients.'