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Definition of the noun Bania
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Bania is a genus of Menispermaceae, described by Beccari in 1877.
- synonym: genus Bania
- kingdom: Plantae
- phylum: Tracheophyta
- class: Magnoliopsida
- order: Ranunculales
- family: Menispermaceae
Bania is a genus of Hydrobiidae, described by Brusina in 1896.
- synonym: genus Bania
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Mollusca
- class: Gastropoda
- order: Littorinimorpha
- family: Hydrobiidae
- species Bania dokici
- species Bania globulina
- species Bania gobanzi
- species Bania hoeckae
- species Bania immutata
- species Bania obliquaecostata
- species Bania pachychila
- species Bania pauluccii
- species Bania praeglobulina
- species Bania pseudoglobula
- species Bania spreta
- species Bania stosiciana
- species Bania torbariana
- species Bania tripaloi
- species Bania valvatoides
Bania is a subgenus of Hydrobiidae, described by Brusina in 1896.
Bania a.k.a. Bănia is a commune in Caraş-Severin County, western Romania, with a population of 2,014 people. It is composed of two villages, Bănia and Gârbovăț.
- part of Caraș-Severin County
- The Bania is an occupational community of merchants, bankers, money-lenders, dealers in grains or in spices, and in modern times numerous commercial enterprises. The term is used in a wider sense in Bengal than it is elsewhere in India, where it is applied to specific castes.
- also known as Vanika
- Bania is a Nepalese caste from the Newar community of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. The name Bania is derived from the Sanskrit word vanijya; by preference, Newar Banias anglicise their name as Bania rather than Baniya in order to distinguish themselves from the Indo-Nepali trading caste.
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by Mark F. Beck
bania is a Russian—style communal steam bath. sweat lodge is a Native American enclosure for sweating, cleansing, and purifica— tion, in which participants pour water ceremonially over heated stones to create heat while praying and ...
by Chandrika Patel
Lottery Lottery 1 Vania or bania is an occupational community of merchants, bankers and money lenders.
The Slave Soul of Russia (1996)
Moral Masochism and the Cult of Suffering by Daniel Rancour-Laferriere
A bania is a handy device for periodically dealing with the chronic, low-level guilt feelings of most Russians. “The essence of the steam bath,” says ethnographer Dmitrii Zelenin, “is to be beaten over the body with a hot venik.”" The veniki are ...
Tribal Cultures and Change (1989)
by Rann Singh Mann, K. Mann
Bania is the chief creditor and Garasia the debtor. It may be mentioned here that in terms of economic exploitation, the condition of Garasia is no better than the Bhil. There are common channels, terms and conditions. A Garasia, like the Bhil, ...
by Vincent Terrace
Kenny Bania is the rival comic; David Putty is Elaine's on-and-off boyfriend. Cast: Jerry ...
by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen
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by Jagdish Prasad
sale through itinerant trader and village bania) compared to that ...
by S. Devadas Pillai
They are indeed 'the vital expression of the resurgence of Hindu culture after its partial and temporary occupation by Buddhism and its slightly Mongoloid- Kshatriyaand Bania (Vaisya) culture'. [See below]. 8. Buddhism did have a poet and ...
by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva
Raj Rao An extract from Athavaninche Pakshi Glossary aarati the waving of a lamp abliishek the sprinkling of holy water on the deity Aslnvaghosha a great Buddhist poet and philosopher bania grocer barbaat a crudely ...
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Scrabble value of B3A1N1I1A1
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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