calumba


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calumba

(kæˈlʌmbə)
n
the root of the Mozambiquan plant Jateorhiza columba, used as an aid to digestion and as a mild tonic
[C18: perhaps named after Colombo]
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Junbert Calumba, 27, was shot along the highway in Barangay 1 Poblacion, San Carlos City.
Romulo Sapitula, identified the suspect as Christopher Calumba, 36, who has been a member of the Bantay Bayan team in Barangay Malamig for more than a decade.
Abner Calumba, 53, a Filipino supervisor, said he reached the airport eight hours in advance to catch his Philippine Airlines flight scheduled at 9.
Guiyab said that the fatalities who were all working as a house helpers and workers in the said warehouse were identified as Heideliza Ib-Ib, 24; Lorena Ib-Ib, 21; Angeline Quillano, 21; Shelalyn Habagat, 19; Jelsa Saburiga, 19; Renelyn Debaguio, 21; Maricris Palmesa Calumba, 21; and Floralyn Balucos, 20.
Rachel House Children's Hospice: pounds 400 In loving memory of my dear wife Isabel Murphy, from Eddie and family and all her friends at The Calumba Club, Coatbridge.
Romulo Sapitula said Christopher Calumba was arrested by a team led by Senior Insp Virgilio Platoon of the Mandaluyong City Police at about 7:30 pm at the Jollibee fastfood branch on EDSA near the Boni MRT Station in Mandaluyong City.
Shelalyn Habagat, 19, three years; Jelsa Saburiga, 19, two years; Renelyn Debaguio, 21, three years; Maricris Palmesa Calumba, 21, three years; and Floralyn Balucos, 20, three years.
Samonte Street, Barangay 47, killed "stay-in workers" Floralyn Balucos, 20; Maricris Calumba, 21; Heidi Ib-Ib, 24; Lorena Ib-Ib, 21; Jelsa Saburiga, 19; Renelyn de Bagui, 21; Angelyn Quillano, 21; and Sheila Lyn Habagat, 19.
Fire Officer 2 Joan Batan, of the Pasay Fire Department, identified the fatalities as Maricris Calumba, 21; Jelsa Saburiga, 19; Renelyn De Baguio, 21; Angelyn Quillano, 21; Shellalyn Habagat, 19, Floralyn Balucos, 20; Heidilisa Ib-ib, 24 and Lorena Ib-ib, 21.