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or·ga·na 1

A plural of organon.

or·ga·na 2

A plural of organum1.
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(Philosophy) a plural of organon, organum
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(ˈɔr gəˌnɒn)

n., pl. -na (-nə), -nons.
1. an instrument of thought or knowledge.
2. a system of rules or principles of demonstration or investigation.
[1580–90; < Greek órganon; see organ]
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After college, he began working at Organa Brands and later at SLANG Worldwide.
General Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) spearheads the rebellion, which includes fearless X-wing starfighter pilot Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac).
The Rise of Skywalker, meanwhile, promises to bring an end to the Skywalker family saga, with Mark Hamill and the late Carrie Fisher reprising their roles as Luke Skywalker and his sister General Leia Organa, respectively.
The footage also features the voice of Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker, who died in the previous film, the late star Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa, and as some sharp-eared listeners pointed out on social media, what sounds like the long-gone Emperor Palpatine's laughter at the end.
Perhaps one of the most awaited moments in the upcoming film is the return of a few iconic characters including Lando Calrissian and Leia Organa, whose character will be portrayed through older refurbished shots of the late Carrie Fisher who died in 2016.
There are some challenges in making the next film, especially since the cast members will have to carry on without the late Carrie Fisher, who played Leia Organa. The filmmakers have decided to include Leia in the next film by using previously unreleased footage from "The Force Awakens," ( Variety reports.
Billy Dee Williams is reprising his role as Lando Calrissian, and Carrie Fisher will be featured as Leia Organa in the final instalment of the Skywalker saga, using previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens .
'Game of Thrones' star Gwendoline Christie will take up the voice over of Captain Phasma and Rachel Butera from 'Tammy's Tiny Tea Time' plays General Leia Organa.
Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (Cert 12, DVD PS17.99/Blu-ray PS22.99) The balance of power is delicately poised as Rey (Daisy Ridley) implores recluse Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) to stand alongside his sister General Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) in the war against Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis) and vengeful protege Kylo Ren (Adam Driver).
Sequel that opens with a spectacular space battle between the superior forces of the new First Order and the remnants of the Resistance fleet led by General Leia Organa (the late Carrie Fisher).
Women were also seen in military positions in the space saga, with a powerful last performance from Carrie Fisher as General Organa and Laura Dern as General Holdo.
There were hints throughout "The Last Jedi," from Kylo Ren not being able to execute his mother, Leia Organa, to his surprisingly understanding tone in his telepathic Force-fueled conversations with Rey.