poort


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poort

(pʊət)
n
(Physical Geography) (in South Africa) a steep narrow mountain pass, usually following a river or stream
[C19: from Afrikaans, from Dutch: gateway; see port4]
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They then compared the stone tools to various other sites in Howiesons Poort.
O'Driscoll, "Zooarchaeological Evidence for Projectile Technology in the African Middle Stone Age," Australian Archaeology 76 (2013): 98; Sylvain Soriano et al., "The Still Bay and Howiesons Poort at Sibudu and Blombos: Understanding Mddle Stone Age Technologies," PLoS One 10, no.
Poort, J., Leenheer, J., van der Ham, J., & Dumitru, C.
"Perhaps me standing here may not get them out [of jail], but I hope that this will make everyone else join the cause," said Al Jazeera editor David Poort. "Only then will they be brought out."
Overexpression of the prothrombin gene is associated with an increased risk of thrombosis (Poort et al.
Poort, "Estimation performance and resource savings: tradeoffs in multiple radars systems," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP '12), pp.
Van Der Poort, <<Routing orderpickers in a warehouse: a comparison between optimal and heuristic solution,>> IIE Transactions, vol.
SOUTH AFRICA: 4 [male] paratypes 'Spitzkop/Meirings Poort [Meiringspoort, 33[degrees]24'S 22[degrees]33'E]' ~ 'Museum Staff/Jan 1935' (3[male] SAMC 1 [male] NMSA--Londt 1981).
het pad af naar de poort. Onze vrouw die daar wacht