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1. Any of various organic pigments that contain four linearly arranged pyrrole rings.
2. Any of these pigments that are found in red algae and cyanobacteria; a phycobilin.

[Back-formation from phycobilin.]
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Tasaheel Burnat is a 37 years old Palestinian activist from the village of Bilin near Ramallah in the West Bank.
The papers highlighted mainly the protests in Bilin near Ramallah where the protesters marked 13 years for the start of the weekly Friday protests against the Israeli occupation and its land grab for settlement construction and to build the apartheid wall on private Palestinian agricultural land.
Scores of tear gas suffocation cases were also reported in Bilin village, West of Ramallah city.
Before she ended, she clarified that 'Politics isn't in my brain right now, sa kakagawa nyo ng ganitong balita baka in the end mapilitan akong bilin from Culture Club ang rights to their song KARMA CHAMELEON as my campaign jingle.
Kaya ang bilin ko sa GOCCs, sundin niyo ang batas at ibigay ang tama at nararapat sa gobyerno, Tugade said.
3) We aim to summarize the clinical presentation and diagnostic criteria of precursor lesions of the bile duct, mainly BilIN and IPN-B, and to remark on associated practical issues that should be considered in the diagnosis and prognosis of these lesions.
East of al-Bireh, 2 Palestinians were also injured with rubber-coated steel bullets and 3 international activists were detained from a weekly march in Bilin.
Protesting the spreading of Israeli colonies around their villages and the seizure of privately owned Palestinian lands, villagers of Al Nabi Saleh, Kofr Qadoum, Bilin and Nielin hold weekly protests after Friday prayers each week.
Police officers Hamdi UlaE-, Kamuran Bilin and Hydyr Tamboy-a were killed, while seven others, including two police officers, were injured in the clashes.
More than 100 Palestinians rallied near Israel's separation barrier in the village of Bilin, with some throwing stones before soldiers opened up with tear gas to disperse the crowd.
Ang bilin po kasi ng Pangulong Aquino talaga ay titingnan nang mabuti ang mga kasong umaakyat sa atin para sa executive clemency [The directive of President Aquino was to really scrutinize cases that are raised to us for executive clemency]," she said.
MIDDLE EAST A Palestinian protester wearing a Santa Claus costume runs away from a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during a protest against Israel''''s separation barrier outside the West Bank village of Bilin, near Ramallah, yesterday USA Vehicles piled up on snowy roads at mile marker 286 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, a mile outside Reading.