jacaranda jacaranda

Definition(s):

  • (n) an important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black

Usage(s):

  1. Maurice Kogode is the chairman of the grandly named Central Square Consultation Forum, which meets beneath a vast jacaranda tree.
  2. They crowded onto balconies, perched in jacaranda trees, and clung to flagpoles around the airport building.
  3. Day after day, in the shade of the great jacaranda tree outside the courthouse at Nyeri, an old woman squatted, moodily scratching the vermin beneath her filthy rags.

News

  1. Jacaranda Living Launches Its Spin on Ginger Jars

    Jacaranda Living, the high-end soft furnishings company, is launching a new collection of embroidered linens, featuring the classic blue Ginger Jar on natural and white palettes. The blue and white Ginger Jars are beautiful décor accents that Jacaranda Living is excited to have added to their collection of bed and bath linens. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Donations fund jacaranda tree project

    San Diegans can thank the The Village Garden Club of La Jolla for the blooming jacarandas currently brightening the city.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

  3. Review: Fighting and losing in Iran, then and now

    "Children of the Jacaranda Tree" (Atria Books), by Sahar Delijani
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. In his inaugural address on the 10th of May 1994, Madiba said "To my compatriots, I have no hesitation in saying that each of us is as intermittently attached to the soil of this beautiful country as are the famous jacaranda trees of Pretoria and...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Nelson Mandela Source: Politicsweb

  2. "Bawa recalls how he had been physically seized by the ends of rocks, the green of paddy fields on a hillside and the violet of the jacaranda tree," art critic Ranjit Hoskote commented on Bawa's show in 2005.
    on Dec 29, 2008 By: Ranjit Hoskote Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. "The first time I saw it was a photograph in a 1951 Sporting Life magazine. I would bowl with the same grip with a tennis ball in backyard cricket, with a jacaranda tree as the wicket. It was quite natural for me to bowl a legspinner even if it...
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: John Gleeson Source: CricInfo.com

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