ala ala  /ˈeɪ lə/


  1. (n) a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism
  2. (n) a wing of an insect

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  • When the service was over, Hussein Ala proceeded to the palace of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi and formally resigned as Prime Minister of Iran.


  1. Ala. man pulled from submerged vehicle identified

    CENTRE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say one of three bodies pulled from a vehicle that was submerged in a northeast Alabama lake has been identified. Cherokee County officials say 41-year-old Bobby DeWayne Hyatt, of Piedmont, was pulled from a vehicle found upside down last Thursday in Weiss Lake. The bodies of two other passengers — an unidentified man and woman — have been sent to the Department ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

  2. Ala. massage parlor closed after pair of raids

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Birmingham's city council has voted unanimously to shut down a massage parlor that has been the target of two prostitution raids. WBRC-TV ( ) reports the council voted Tuesday to revoke the business license for Bali Spa, which was raided in March and April. Nine employees were arrested and charged with prostitution and drug-related offenses ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

  3. Ala. Rep. Chad Fincher running for US House

    MOBILE, Ala. — Republican state Rep. Chad Fincher of Semmes has joined the crowded field to replace U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner in Alabama’s 1st District congressional race.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier


  1. "I am aware that Ellis (Langster - DB/5-10/190/Jr./Whistler, Ala./Jones JC, MS) and JT (Thomas - LB/6-2/220/r-Fr./Ft. Lauderdale, Fla./Ely HS) have been involved in an off-campus situation," Rodriguez said. "I am investigating at this time...
    on Aug 19, 2007 By: Rich Rodriguez Source:

  2. "There will be a meeting today between the foreign minister ...... who heads the negotiating team in order to continue the negotiations with the Palestinian side led by Abu Ala (Qurie)," Olmert said. "We have not stopped, we are not stopping...
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Ehud Olmert Source: Reuters

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subordinate subordinate
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