How to use Ava in a sentence
A new dynasty arose in Ava, which subdued Pegu, and maintained their supremacy throughout the 17th and during the first forty years of the r8th century.
The Peguans or Talaings then revolted, and having taken the capital Ava, and made the king prisoner, reduced the whole country to submission.
In 1754 the Peguans sent an armament of war-boats against Ava, but they were totally defeated by Alompra; while in the districts of Prome, Donubyu, &c., the Burmans revolted, and expelled all the Pegu garrisons in their towns.
In the early part of the 16th century the Burmese princes of Toungoo, in the north-east of Pegu, began to rise to power, and established a dynasty which at one time held possession of Pegu, Ava and Arakan.
In the same year he removed his residence from Ava, which, with brief interruptions, had been the capital for four centuries, to the new city of Amarapura, " the City of the Immortals."Advertisement
It appears from the evidence of Europeans who resided in Ava, that they were entirely unacquainted with the discipline and resources of the Europeans.
The British resident, Major Burney, who had been appointed in 1830, finding his presence at Ava agreeable neither to the king nor to himself, removed in 1837 to Rangoon, and shortly afterwards retired from the country.
It reached Ava on the 26th of November, and an envoy from the king signified his submission.
There Judson mastered Burmese, into which he translated part of the Gospels with his wife's help. In 1824 he removed to Ava, where during the war between the East India Company and Burma he was imprisoned for almost two years.
Bent conjectured that the seat of government was transferred to Axum from Jeha, which he identified with the ancient Ava; and according to a document quoted by Achille Raffray the third Christian monarch transferred it from Axum to Lalibela.Advertisement
The classical name of Ava is Yadanapura, "the city of precious gems."
In 1782 a new capital, Amarapura, was founded by Bodaw Paya, but was deserted again in favour of Ava by King Baggidaw in 1823.
For picturesque beauty Ava is unequalled in Burma, but it is now more like a park than the site of an old capital.
He -served in both the Sikh wars, was secretary to Colonel (afterwards 'Sir) Arthur Phayre's mission to Ava (1855), and wrote his Narrative of the Mission to the Court of Ava (1858).
Sagaing, the headquarters town, is opposite Ava, a few miles below Mandalay; pop. (190') 9643.Advertisement
It increased rapidly in size and population, and in 1810 was estimated to contain 170,000 inhabitants; but in that year the town was destroyed by fire, and this disaster, together with the removal of the native court to Ava in 1823, caused a decline in the prosperity of the place.
Amarapura was laid out on much the same plan as Ava.
Upon this the Burmese, to the number of a thousand, rallied to his standard and marched with him upon Ava, which was recovered from the invaders before the close of 1 753.
The country around Mandalay, as well as the hill country to the north, has suffered from severe earthquakes, one of which destroyed Ava in 1839.
At last, after the loss of about 20,000 lives and an expenditure of £14,000,000, the king of Ava consented to sign the treaty of Yandabu, by which he abandoned all claim to Assam, and ceded the provinces of Arakan and Tenasserim, which were already in the military occupation of the British.Advertisement
The whole valley of the Irrawaddy, from Rangoon to Prome, was occupied in a few months, and, as the king of Ava refused to treat, it was annexed, under the name of Pegu, to the provinces of Arakan and Tenasserim, which had been acquired in 1826.
Its condition encouraged the Burmese to depose the rajah, and to make Assam a dependency of Ava.
Hence arose the series of hostilities with Ava known in Indian history as the first Burmese War, on the termination of which by treaty in February 1826, Assam remained a British possession.
A 570 bp DNA fragment amplified from the capsid protein gene was digested with Ava II restriction enzyme and separated by gel electrophoresis.
Even the title "king" (ava) 3 appears to have been borrowed by Greek from Phrygian.Advertisement
Although her dreams of pursuing a career in the music industry felt insurmountable, Ava persevered.
For example, when Reese Witherspoon and Heather Locklear both named their daughters Ava, they inspired thousands of American parents to do the same.
Ben Stiller's daughter goes by Ella, while both Reese Witherspoon and Heather Locklear have baby girls named Ava.
The Ava collection is perfect for those who are looking to match a floor length bridal ball gown.
Their daughter, Ava, was born just three months after the wedding.
He talks unabashedly about his children - After Jackman's wife Deborra (married in 1996) suffered two miscarriages, the couple adopted two children, Oscar and Ava.
They have a son, Oscar Maximillian, and a daughter, Ava Eliot.
Sadly, Johnson leaves behind a daughter, Ava, whom she adopted from Kazakhstan in 2007.
Casey Johnson left behind a young daughter, Ava, whom she adopted in 2007 from Kazakhstan.
Ava will reportedly be staying with her grandmother.
After Casey's death, Tequila said she was going to fight for custody of Ava, though nothing has come of the announcement.
The Santa Cruz Mountains AVA (American Viticultural Area) for example boasts an incredible amount of identifiable microclimates, with the weather differing drastically from one vineyard to another.
This AVA is located in the hills above Salinas Valley and near Monterey.
The Stags' Leap Winery is one of the earliest wine estates in the Stags' Leap AVA.
Both are located in the Stags Leap District AVA, both operate in the same neighborhood off the Silverado Trail, and both have a dashing buck on their labels.
Sonoma Coast is the largest and the coolest AVA in Sonoma County, that's coolest as in temperature.
The Santa Cruz Mountains AVA is unique to California wine growing in many ways.
Still, give Pinot Noir wines from the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA a try.
The Rutherford AVA is one of the best for Cabs, and the Ribolis age their full-bodied Cabernet in new French Oak barrels.
And then there's the Sonoma County which covers a large territory and includes several different wine AVA's.
There are more than 40,000 acres of vineyards in the Napa Valley AVA, and that doesn't include the surrounding mountain AVAs with wineries stealthily tucked away on the Mayacamas to the west and the Vaca range bounding to the east.
This is good-sized winery map for Napa and Sonoma with the individual wine AVA's outlined.
Speaking of the Willamette Valley, this American Viticulture Area (AVA) produces the most Pinot Noir of all the Appellations in the country.
There are over 300 wineries in the Napa Valley AVA that separates the Mayacamas mountains to the west and the Vaca mountains to the east.
It is home to three wine growing regions, called American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) - The main AVA, Long Island and two sub regions, The Hamptons and The North Fork.
Another club that seeks out family boutique wines, Ava California Wine costs about $50/month for two bottles.
Santa Clara is an AVA in the South Bay with over 25 top-notch wineries.
Bette Davis, Ava Gardner, Audrey Hepburn and Sofia Loren were just some of the famous names who wore Ferragamo footwear, and the designer continued to create stunning new designs right up to his death, at the age of 62.
Braun plays the fairly new role of Ava Vitali.
The beautiful actress of Full House fame plays Ava Gregory on Summerland.
Ava is a 30-something clothing designer, who struggles to raise her niece and nephews while trying to get her fashion line off the ground.
She was romantically involved with Ava Gregory's housemate and ex-boyfriend Johnny Durrant.
The popular actress from the cult hit Alias returns to TV as Susannah Rexford, Ava's best friend, business partner and roommate.
David, the father of two year old Ava, is involved in every step of her pageant prep from beading her gown to helping develop a talent routine for her.
When not working at Gowns and Crowns, Pennekamp works for the Las Vegas Entertainment Network as Ava Vavoom.
Viewers also got a chance to see the more human side of Cutrone and spent a lot of time focuses on how Cutrone balances her hectic work schedule with caring for her daughter Ava.