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(ˈləʊtə) or


a globular water container, usually of brass, used in India, Myanmar, etc
[C19: from Hindi lotā]
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or lo•tah

(ˈloʊ tə)

n., pl. -tas or -tahs.
(in India) a small, usu. round, metal container for water.
[1800–10; < Hindi lotā]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lota - a globular water bottle used in Asia
water bottle - a bottle for holding water
2.Lota - burbot
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Gadidae, Gadidae - large family of important mostly marine food fishes
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Dr Rafia Ghubash, founder of the Women's Museum and the official biographer of Poet Ousha will be joined by Dr Hessa Lotah. The panel will highlight the role of women in the UAE's literary scene and the particular importance of poet Ousha and her work to the country's cultural heritage and identity.
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Mohammed Ghunaim from Egypt won the prize for Scientific Innovation, Saeed Ahmed Lotah from the UAE seized the Economic Innovation prize, the Kuwait Association for Arab Childhood Progress had the prize on Social Innovation, the National Center for puppet arts of Tunisia won the Information Innovation prize, and Abdullah Al-Muharraq, a plastic artist from Bahrain, won the prize on Arts Innovation.
The newly elected board is composed of Mohammed Omair Al Mohairy, Salem Rashid Al Mohanadi, Hussein Mohammed Al Meeza, Saleh Abdullah Lotah, Yousef Ali Fadel bin Fadel, Abdullah Ibrahim Al Dabous and two new members, Naser Falah Al Qahtani and Abdul Raheem Mohammed Al Zarouni.
The award has been presented to many prominent Arab women, including Zaha Hadeed in the field of engineering in London and Rehab Lotah, president of a financial resources group in the UAE.
The agreement was signed by H.E Feddah Lotah, General Manager of Tanmia and Bert de Ruiter, Managing Director of Lloyds TSB Middle East, at The Dubai Careers Fair UAE 2009, organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre.