ngarara

ngarara

(ˌəŋɡɑːˈrɑːrɑː)
n, pl ngarara
1. (Animals) a lizard
2. (Non-European Myth & Legend) (in Māori mythology) a lizard-like monster
[Māori]
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Selon les correspondants de presse, trois grenades, lancees par des hommes circulant a moto, ont explose dans le centre de Bujumbura, dans les quartiers de Rohero et Buyenzi, et deux autres dans un quartier du nord de la ville, Ngarara. Ces attaques interviennent au lendemain de l'election presidentielle.
Roland's captor, Ngarara, is described as 'a study of all the evil passions which degrade the human race to the level of the brute', while the Hauhau feature as 'a company of anthropoids devoid of human speech, and capable of only the purely animal expression of the baser passions' (p.