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Definition of the noun Arawa
What does Arawa mean as a name of something?
Arawa is a genus of Cicadellidae, described by Knight in 1975.
- synonym: genus Arawa
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Hemiptera
- family: Cicadellidae
Arawa was the capital and largest town in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea. It was largely destroyed during the Bougainville Civil War, resulting in the relocation of the capital to Buka, though there are plans to rebuild Arawa and make it the capital again. The land where Arawa is now situated was previously a large expatriate plantation.
- also known as Arawa, Papua New Guinea
- part of Papua New Guinea
- Arawa: In Māori mythology, Arawa was one of the great ocean-going, voyaging canoes that was used in the migrations that settled Aotearoa.
- Arawa a.k.a. Arua Language: Arawá AKA Aruá is an extinct language of Brazil. The people were wiped out by introduced measles, and the last speaker died in 1877. All that survives is a word list from 1869.
- also known as Arawá, Arawá language
Phrases with Arawa
Phrases starting with the word Arawa:
- Arawa Pulchra
- Arawa Taedius
- Arawa Detracta
- Arawa Dugdalei
- Arawa Novellus
- Arawa Salubris
- Arawa Centralis
- Arawa Detractus
- Arawa Variegata
- Arawa Decoloratus
Phrases ending with the word Arawa:
Other phrases containing the word Arawa:
- Species Arawa Pulchra
- Species Arawa Detracta
- Species Arawa Dugdalei
- Species Arawa Novellus
- Species Arawa Salubris
- Species Arawa Centralis
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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Arawa
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The Assemblage of Contexts, Subjects, and Politics by Michele Lancione
Iwi are political groupings of tribes with shared genealogies, and in Rotorua, Te Arawa is the confederation of tribes who have tied our identities to the district's resources over a long period of time. In 2014, the Rotorua Lakes Council sought a ...
Language and Social Identity (2003)
by Richard K. Blot
Mount Arawa is a complex and polysemous concept in E'napa thought, being simultaneously a "real" topographic landmark located in the Upper Cuchivero River, an instance of spatialized history, and the E'napa's locus amoenus, imagined ...
by Mervyn McLean and Margaret Orbell
Te Arawa is the nameof the confederation oftribes to which the boy's tribes ofNgaati Whakaue and Ngaati Pikiao belong. Te puhi o Te Arawa, 'the plume ofTe Arawa',isa proverbial phrase employedas an honorific expression in speakingof a ...
The shores of LakeRotorua werea prominentsite ofbattles between the Mori tribeTe Arawa and early Europeansettlers. The European immigrantssought landfrom around the Rotorua lakes thatwas highly prizedbyM ori as asource of foodand ...
by Jill Condra
Rotorua became the center of tourist entertainment and the local Te Arawa ...
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Videos about Arawa
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- Matarae Haka Arawa Regionals 2010 Rotorua
Matarae Haka Arawa Regionals 2010 Rotorua.
- Te Arawa signs historic partnership with Rotorua council
A historical signing of a memorandum of understanding was celebrated at Te Arawa's most prestigious marae, Te Papaiouru. The partnership between Te ...
- Nga Purapura Whetu, Raukura Te Arawa Manus Regionals
Waiata Tautoko Te Arawa Regionals 2014.
- Bougainville : Arawa - former and future capital (Impressions 2008)
Bougainville Copper : Early 2008 the ESBC (The European Shareholders of Bougainville Copper /...
- Te Arawa te waka
Kohanga 2014 T2.
- Te Arawa great, Mauriora Kingi laid to rest
Who will tend to the needs of the marae and iwi? That's the question pondered on today as Mauriora Kingi, one of Te Arawa's sons was laid to rest.
- Arawa 1969
Emigrating to Australia in 1969 aboard the Shaw Savill Line SS Arawa. London, Barbados, Curacao, Panama Tahiti, Sydney.
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Scrabble value of A1R1A1W4A1
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagram / semordnilap of ARAWA
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