oca oca

Definition(s):

  • (n) South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers

Usage(s):

  1. I jokingly gave the directions in Spanish as the locals would explain it: "From the Lourdes Church in Montes de Oca, two blocks west, past the Pali supermarket, take a right at the .
  2. The ocarina's Latin name is usually said to be derived from the Italian word oca (goose), but some authorities trace it to the Italian occare, meaning to harrow.

News

  1. Cattlemen gather in Baker City to celebrate a century

    Baker City is welcoming the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association later this weekend when the organization celebrates a century of advocacy on behalf of ranchers across Oregon.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bakercityherald.com

  2. Whittl services listing startup raises $1.3M

    Whittl, a Chicago-based online marketplace for local services such as dog grooming and spa treatments, said Tuesday it has raised $1.3 million in its first round of venture capital funding.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. 72 Marietta Street gallery gets OK from City Council

    A new Downtown Atlanta art gallery is now one step closer to becoming a reality. The Atlanta City Council today OK'd allocating up to $750,000 to fund the planned gallery at 72 Marietta Street.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

Quotes

  1. "It is part of our dream for the Filipino people to have a world-class passport and consular services. We have done it through the Machine-Readable Passport and the ePassport, and now the dream is complete with the new DFA-OCA building," Romulo...
    on Mar 6, 2010 By: Alberto Romulo Source: Inquirer.net

  2. "The goal of the OCA archive is to digitize and make available globally sourced digital collections, including multimedia content, representing the creative output of humankind," said Brewster Kahle, digital librarian and founder of the Internet...
    on Oct 26, 2005 By: Brewster Kahle Source: SYS-CON Media

  3. "OCA with the sole aim to promote sports in Asia is determined to extend all out support to the concerned sports bodies to achieve a set goal," said Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad- Al-Sabah.
    on Oct 25, 2008 By: Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah Source: Geo Super

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