liana liana  /li ˈɑ nə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woody climbing usually tropical plant

Usage(s):

  1. Natives hoist themselves up the precipitous slopes by trailing liana vines.
  2. From that shadowed throat and those strong liana jaws, it speaks of life to men with a torn hope to paraphrase a poem by Senegal's Lopold Sdar Senghor.
  3. He looked like a man over 40, hobbling on rude crutches made of tree branches and liana.

News

  1. News Corp's Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from wife Wendi

    By Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) - News Corp Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch on Thursday filed for divorce from his wife of 14 years, Wendi, seeking to end a marriage that had been irretrievably broken for more than six months, according to his spokesman. Murdoch, 82, married the former Wendi Deng, 44, in 1999 in his third and her second marriage. They have two young daughters. The divorce ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Gannett surges to five-year high on deal to expand TV reach

    By Sinead Carew and Liana B. Baker (Reuters) - Gannett Co Inc shares soared 27 percent to a five-year high after the largest U.S. newspaper chain struck a $1.5 billion deal for television company Belo Corp, dramatically increasing TV's importance to Gannett's results. Gannett's surge nearly equaled the entire purchase price, an unusual move for the buyer in a takeover. Analysts said it would ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Fox, NBC secure ad rate hikes for fall shows: sources

    By Liana B. Baker and Lisa Richwine (Reuters) - U.S. broadcast networks Fox and NBC are close to wrapping up their advance sales for commercial time for the upcoming fall season and have narrowly beaten analysts' expectations with rate increases of as much as 7 percent over last year, sources familiar with the negotiations said on Wednesday. News Corp-owned Fox won a 5 percent to 7 percent ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "Those are the things I can do, help them financially," Seierstad says. "Someone like Liana, she is not going to learn much at school, but maybe she could become the best baker in Grozny. She could become someone."
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Asne Seierstad Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I thought Daneka, particularly, was so confident there to turn around and put those goals in," said Wilson. "We've got two amazing shooters and you know that if they try to mark one out, the other one stands up. Liana and Wendy played...
    on May 16, 2009 By: Adine Wilson Source: New Zealand Herald

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