mimosa mimosa  /mɪ ˈmoʊ sə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers
  2. (n) any of various tropical shrubs or trees of the genus Mimosa having usually yellow flowers and compound leaves
  3. (n) a mixed drink containing champagne and orange juice

Usage(s):

  1. Haiti can also grow mimosa, jasmine, tuberose, and the ylang-ylang tree, whose heavily scented yellow-green flowers normally come from the Philippines.
  2. He warms himself at his villa in a forest of pine and mimosa above Nice.
  3. The Italians who reached Bengasi did not pause even for a last sentimental look at the white houses, the long rows of mimosa, the great marble fagade of the Berenice Hotel.

News

  1. Jogger finds stolen gun

    By Dalton Sweat - Staff Reporter Friday morning, a man was jogging on Mimosa Circle around 11:45 a.m. when he noticed “something strange” sticking out from the landscaping. After removing the item from hiding, the jogger realized it was a large handgun. Click here to see the full story in our e-Edition.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: San Marcos Daily Record

  2. Police arrest suspects connected to Mimosa Street Shooting

    Champaign – Police have arrested two in connection with the shooting that occurred in the 1100 block of Mimosa last Friday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WAND TV 17 Decatur

  3. Police arrest suspect connected to Mimosa Street Shooting

    Champaign – Police have arrested two in connection with the shooting that occurred in the 1100 block of Mimosa last Friday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WAND TV 17 Decatur

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Quotes

  1. "Mimosa has seen strong and fast customer adoption in Northern and Central Europe and we expect the same level of success in Southern Europe , where several customers have already deployed NearPoint," said Christophe Culine , senior vice...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Christophe Source: SYS-CON Media

  2. "The technical superiority of the NearPoint next-generation technology delivers unrivalled end-user benefits that have enabled Mimosa to aggressively capture marketshare worldwide," said Brian Bennett, managing director of Northern Europe for...
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Brian Bennett Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. At the beginning of his remarks, Obama said, "I'm still looking for my mimosa," as many of the several hundred people in this ballroom were holding drinks.
    on Jul 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Chicago Sun-Times

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