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na bob

  • n  a governor in India during the Mogul empire
  • n  a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)

  • One big West German steel company happily complied with a Turkish nabob's request to redesign a rock garden in his backyard, as a result won a $1,000,000 contract to modernize a .
  • Fate decided that the year 1927 should see the celebration of the Silver Anniversaries of Nicholas Murray Butler as nabob of Morningside Heights (President of Columbia .
  • The Prefect, who is nabob of the sergents de ville, or policemen, ordered his force of men to guard the street corners in the busiest sections of the city.
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  • Medford firefighter collapses, dies on California wildfire duty
    The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department says Oscar Montano-Garcia of Medford collapsed Sunday during a lunch break while assigned to the Nabob fire in the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest. Emergency personnel were unable to revive him.
    Aug. 30, 2013 - The Oregonian
  • Flags at Half-Staff for Firefighter
    SALEM, Ore. — On Saturday, flags across Oregon will be lowered to half-staff in honor of a White City firefighter who died while on assignment at a wildfire in Siskiyou County. Oscar Montano-Garcia was working the Nabob Fire, just a few miles south of Applegate Lake. He died of a heart attack, according to his … Continue reading »
    Aug. 30, 2013 - NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
  • Gov. Kitzhaber orders flags at half-staff in honor of Firefighter Oscar Montano-Garcia
    SALEM, Ore. -- Flags at all public institutions will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday in honor of a Medford firefighter who died earlier this week. Oscar Montano-Garcia, 5, was working on the Nabob Fire south of Applegate Lake when he died. ...
    Aug. 29, 2013 - KTVL Medford

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