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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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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.
It reported that Israeli forces injured dozens of Palestinians with live ammunition and rubber-coated steel bullets and caused several others to suffer excessive tear gas inhalation in Tulkarem, Khan Younes and the Ramallah village of 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.
In the meantime, dozens of the Palestinians suffered from excessive tear gas suffocation during clashes with the Israeli army in the village of Bilin to the West of Ramallah, after the latter violently suppressed a similar peaceful demonstration.
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.
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.
The militant, named as 28-year-old Mohammed Assi, was shot to death in the occupied West Bank after Israel Police's Yamam counter-terrorism troops stormed the area near the village of Bilin, about six miles northwest of Ramallah.
The Shin Bet says security forces sought to detain the suspect near the Palestinian village of Bilin on Tuesday.
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He naturally concentrates on Wave11's unenviable task as Commander in Chief, the battles at Moulmein, the doomed defence of the Salween River followed by fighting along the Bilin River, the battle of Sittang, the fight to defend Rangoon and its fall, the growing difficulty British authorities were having with some Burmese, the role of the Japanese navy and their attack on Ceylon, the loss of Mandalay and the retreat into India.