cassia cassia  /ˈkæ ʃi ə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Cassia having pinnately compound leaves and usually yellow flowers followed by long seedpods
  2. (n) some genus Cassia species often classified as members of the genus Senna or genus Chamaecrista
  3. (n) Chinese tree with aromatic bark; yields a less desirable cinnamon than Ceylon cinnamon

Usage(s):

  1. Across town, amid the mangoes, palms and cassia trees of the European quarter, far fewer white citizens were similarly lined up.
  2. And the cortege, passing beneath flowering cassia trees, headed not for the military cemetery but for an overgrown burial ground on the banks of a rubbish-strewn gully.
  3. Except for a temporary lack of shipping, most such easily gathered Indies commodities as pepper, nutmeg, cassia, cinnamon and cloves should soon be moving in world trade again.

News

  1. Cassia Medical Center's Parent Company Wins 'Great Workplace' Award

    BURLEY • Cassia Regional Medical Center’s parent company, Intermountain Healthcare, has won the Gallup Great Workplace Award for the third year in a row.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Times-News

  2. Mini-Cassia Students Compete in National Auto Competition

    BOISE • Two graduating senior high school students from Cassia Regional Technology Center from Burley placed 38th at the national Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition Tuesday, June 11 at the Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Times-News

  3. New Figures Reveal Idaho's Hispanic Growth Slowing

    New census data released Thursday show that growth in the Hispanic population statewide has tapered off. Not so in Cassia and Minidoka counties, though.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Times-News

Quotes

  • "This award will help create excellent jobs and economic opportunities for the good folks of Burley," Otter said. "That money will also provide a boost to the Mini-Cassia economy and create opportunities for future business recruitment."
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Butch Otter Source: Twin Falls Times-News

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