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aw ruh juhn

  • n  the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
  • n  properties attributable to your ancestry
    he comes from good origins
  • n  an event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events
  • n  the point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero
  • n  the source of something's existence or from which it derives or is derived
    the rumor had its origin in idle gossip
    vegetable origins
    mineral origin
    origin in sensation
  • n  the descendants of one individual

  • All fish sold from the University's farm comes with a certificate of origin, diet and harvesting method.
  • What is so remarkable about the current wave of violence in Gaza is that the event at the origin of the "cycle" is not at all historical, but very contemporary.
  • Ramadan's chosen task is to invent an independent European Islam: "We need to separate Islamic principles from their cultures of origin and anchor them in the cultural reality of .
News & Articles

  • A fire burns about 1/4 acre in Carneros
    A fire of unknown origin burned about 1/4 of an acre Wednesday off Highway 12/121 near the Napa-Sonoma county border in Carneros, according to CalFire/Napa County Fire.
    June 13, 2013 - Napa Valley Register
  • Source of fire, point of origin discussed in trial of woman charged with arson
    Conduit,"origin of fire" and "lightning strikes:" Those words became the focal points of Monday’s testimony in the second trial against Susan Lukjan.
    June 10, 2013 - WLKY Louisville
  • Canada Slams USDA’s Country of Origin Labeling Rules
    Canada’s government has condemned the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Country of Origin Labeling program, which requires origin destinations of muscle cut covered commodities to include information about where each of the production steps occurred and removes the allowance for commingling of muscle cuts.
    June 10, 2013 - Journal of Commerce Online
Quotes

  • Anthony Kennedy in Wall Street Journal
    The complaint does not show or even intimate, that petitioners purposefully housed detainees in the ADMAX SHU due to their race, religion or national origin,said Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the majority opinion. "All it plausibly...
  • Mike Procter in International Herald Tribune
    I am satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that Harbhajan Singh directed that word (monkey) at Andrew Symonds and also that he meant it to offend on the basis of Symonds's race or ethnic origin,ICC match referee Mike Procter said in a statement.

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