banyan tree


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Noun1.banyan tree - East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunksbanyan tree - East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks
fig tree - any moraceous tree of the tropical genus Ficus; produces a closed pear-shaped receptacle that becomes fleshy and edible when mature
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Nalasu would give Jerry a series of instructions, such as, going on a scout by himself, to go to the nest, then circle about it widely, to continue to the other clearing where were the fruit trees, to cross the jungle to the main path, to proceed down the main path toward the village till he came to the great banyan tree, and then to return along the small path to Nalasu and Nalasu's house.
Here, hiding new trail, Binu Charley had carried him for a quarter of a mile into the heart of the deepest jungle, and hidden him in a big banyan tree. Returning to try to save the rifles and personal outfit, Binu Charley had seen a party of bushmen trotting down the trail, and had hidden in the bush.
That night, crawling in among the twisted roots of a banyan tree, he had slept from exhaustion while the mosquitoes had had their will of him.
There stood an empty bullock-cart on a little knoll half a mile away, with a young banyan tree behind - a look-out, as it were, above some new-ploughed levels; and his eyelids, bathed in soft air, grew heavy as he neared it.
Sweid & Sweid, developers of the first residential project from the Banyan Tree brand in the Middle East, has reported a strong increase in sales from foreign countries in their new project.
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As with so many tourism hot-spots, sustainability is a big buzzword in Indonesia at the moment - and that's no different at Banyan Tree Bintan, which has a marine conservation centre on site, dedicated to helping boost the local turtle population.
Developer Sweid & Sweid said its first Middle East Banyan Tree Residences is on track to open in September 2019 as construction on the 1ha project reaches the roof level and the structure tops out.
Banyan Tree Residences - Hillside Dubai, a residential resort-style project developed by Sweid & Sweid in partnership with Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts and Brewer Smith Brewer Group, is on track to open in September 2019 as the project celebrates reaching the roof level this week - a key marker in the construction of the luxury development stretching over 2.5 acres.
Asian-headquartered hotel and spa star, Banyan Tree, is bringing its brand of residences to Dubai
Banyan Tree Jiuzhaigou is set to reopen to guests on April 28th this year following the reopening of Jiuzhaigou National Park in early March after 7 months of post-quake reconstruction efforts.