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banana Sentence Examples

  • "Me and Donnie just had a banana split," Fred said, putting his arm about the boy's shoulders.

  • While Dean stretched his muscles and alternated between bites of peanut butter sandwich and a banana, Fred perused the rest of the master lists.

  • Among the plants the wild banana, pepper, orange and mangosteen, rhododendron, epiphytic orchids and the palm; among mammals the bats and rats; among birds the cassowary and rifle birds; and among reptiles the crocodile and tree snakes, characterize this element.

  • rambut-an, pulas-an, langsat, rambai, jack-fruit, coco-nut, areca-nut, sugar-palm, and banana.

  • The cultivated trees and plants of importance are, besides rubber, the manioc or cassada, the orange tree, lime, cacao, coffee, pineapple (which now runs wild over the whole of Liberia), sour sop, ginger, papaw, alligator apple, avocado pear, okro, cotton (Gossypium peruvianum - the kidney cotton), indigo, sweet potato, capsicum (chillie), bread-fruit, arrowroot (Maranta), banana, yam, "coco"-yam (Colocasia antiquorum, var.

  • In 1846, 300 vessels and 2000 houses were destroyed at Havana; in 1896 the banana groves of the N.E.

  • coast were ruined and the banana industry prostrated; and in 1906 Havana suffered damage.

  • A remarkable natural phenomenon is that of the so-called "banana holes," which frequently occur in the limestone.

  • Formerly this coast region furnished large quantities of Brazil-wood (Caesalpinia echinata), and the river valleys have long been the principal source of Brazil's best cabinet-wood - rosewood (Dalbergia nigra), jacaranda (Machaeriumfirmum,Benth.),vinhatico (Plathymenia foliosa, Benth.), peroba (Aspidosperma peroba), cedro, &c. The exotic mangabeira (mango) is found everywhere along the coast, together with the bamboo, orange, lemon, banana, cashew, &c.

  • But the most striking of the coast-belt flora are the tropical forms - the palm, mangrove, wild banana (Strelitzia augusta), tree-ferns, tree euphorbia, candelabra spurge and Caput medusae.

  • There were 163,000 orange trees and nearly 60,000 other citrus trees, 430,000 grape vines, 276,000 pine plants and 78,000 banana plants.

  • Oranges are cultivated chiefly in the Rustenburg, Waterberg, Zoutpansberg and Pretoria districts, grapes in Potchefstroom, Pretoria and Marico, as well as in the Zoutpansberg and Waterberg, to which northern regions the cultivation of the banana is confined.

  • The cacau is at its best in the humid forests of this region and is cultivated in the rich alluvial valleys, and the banana thrives everywhere, as well as the exotic orange and lemon.

  • by the Maros, and has an Banana (Musa sapientum).

  • The bread-fruit, sago, banana, vanilla, ginger, arrowroot and curcuma grow wild.

  • Among fruit trees the vine, apricot, peach, apple, quince, fig and banana are cultivated in the highlands, and in the lower country the date palm flourishes, particularly throughout the central zone of Arabia, in Hejaz, Nejd and El Hasa, where it is the prime article of food.

  • Within the area thus defined tsetse-flies are not found continuously, however, but occur only in small tracts called" belts " or " patches," which, since cover and shade are necessities of life to these insects, are always situated in forest, bush or banana plantations, or among other shady vegetation.

  • Among the chief productions of the plains are rice (the staple export of the country); pepper (chiefly from Chantabun); sirih, sago, sugar-cane, coco-nut and betel, Palmyra or sugar and attap palms; many forms of banana and other fruit, such as durian, orange-pommelo, guava, bread-fruit, mango, jack fruit, pine-apple, custard-apple and mangosteen.

  • Not only are rice and maize, sugar and coffee, among the widely cultivated crops, but the coco-nut, the bread-fruit, the banana and plantain, the sugar-palm, the tea-plant, the sago-palm, the coco-tree, the ground-nut, the yam, the cassava, and others besides, are of practical importance.

  • These last are of special importance, and the best kind, the Chinese banana, is said to have sprung from a plant given to the missionary John Williams, and cultivated in Samoa.

  • The natives live very largely on vegetable food, among the most important plants which supply them being the taro, yam, banana, bread-fruit, arrow-root, pandanus and coco-nut.

  • The railways are owned partly by the state, partly by the Costa Rica railway company, which, in 1904, arranged to build several branch lines through the banana districts of the Atlantic littoral.

  • The development of the banana trade dates from 1881, when 3500 bunches of fruit were exported to New Orleans.

  • So important is this crop that the rate of wages to labourers in the banana districts is nearly 3s.

  • In 1904, exclusive of banana steamers, there were regular steamship services weekly from Limon to the United States and Germany, fortnightly to Great Britain, and monthly to France, Italy and Spain; while at Puntarenas four American liners called monthly on the voyage between San Francisco and Panama.

  • coco-nut palm, banana, Jamaica dogwood, manchineel and mangrove; the Tropical belt in the lower valley of the Colorado has giant cactuses.

  • esculents), the banana, sweet potato, yam, bread-fruit and cocoa-nut.

  • Of these the apple and the pear are now very inferior in Corfu; the others thrive well and are accompanied by all the fruit trees known in southern Europe, with addition of the Japanese medlar (or loquat), and, in some spots, of the banana.

  • 6), or with veins coming off from it throughout its whole course, and running parallel to each other in a straight or curved direction towards the margin of the leaf, as in plantain and banana.

  • Of crops the vilayet produces wheat (which is indigenous), rice, barley (which takes the place of oats as food for horses), durra (a coarse, maize-like grain), sesame, cotton and tobacco; of fruits, the date, orange, lemon, fig, banana and pomegranate.

  • The common fruits are the date, orange, citron, fig, grape, apricot, peach and banana.

  • Here grow, among the introduced plants, the coffee tree, the date-palm, the sugar-cane, the banana, the orange tree, the American agave and two species of cactus; and among indigenous plants, the dragon tree on the north-west of Teneriffe.

  • The jasmine, almond, banana, cork and coco-nut palm are among the trees.

  • There are gutta-percha, india-rubber and other trees and plants yielding gums, the banana, mango, and many other trees and plants yielding fruits; and various trees and plants yielding nuts, spices, oils and medicines.

  • Hats are made of palm leaves, alaca leaves, banana leaves, split bamboo and various grasses.

  • The cotton and coffee plants are indigenous; banana plantations surround the villages.

  • Coffee, rice and a variety of fruits, such as the lemon, orange, banana, pine-apple and coco-nut are readily grown, as well as sago, red-pepper, tobacco and cotton.

  • Considerable attention is also given to fruit cultivation in these subtropical provinces, where the orange, lemon, fig, melon, pineapple and banana are produced with much success.

  • - Sherbro Island, Bance, Banana, Turtle, Plantain and other minor islands, also Turner's Peninsula, a narrow strip of land southward of Sherbro Island, extending in a S.E.

  • English traders were established on Bance and the Banana islands as long as the slave trade was legal.

  • aipi), peanuts, pineapple, guava, chirimoya (Anona cherimolia), pawpaw (Carica papaya), ipecacuanha (Cephaelis), sarsaparilla, vanilla, false jalap (Mirabilis jalapa), copaiba, tolu (Myroxylon toluiferum), rubber-producing trees, dyewoods, cotton and a great number of beautiful hardwoods, such as jacaranda, mahogany, rosewood, quebracho, colo, cedar, walnut, &c. Among the fruits many of the most common are exotics, as the orange, lemon, lime, fig, date, grape, &c., while others, as the banana, caju or cashew (Anacardium occidentale) and aguacate avocado or alligator pear, have a disputed origin.

  • Of fruit trees the banana and plantain are plentiful and of unusual size.

  • The amount of the rainfall shows great variations in different years, the records at Banana showing a total fall of 16 in.

  • Banana, close to the mouth of the Congo and Banana Point, possesses one of the best natural harbours on the west coast of Africa, and is capable of sheltering vessels of the largest tonnage.

  • The ports of entry are Banana, Boma and Matadi.

  • In addition about 500 smaller vessels engaged in the coasting trade enter and clear from Boma and Banana every year.

  • The districts are Banana, Boma, Matadi, Falls, Stanley Pool, Kwango Oriental, Ubangi, Lualaba-Kasai, Lake Leopold II., Equator, Aruwimi, Bangala and Welle.

  • Durra, ground-nuts, yams and cotton are the principal products, and the palm and banana abound.

  • Among the many varieties of trees and plants found are the date palm, mimosa, wild olive, giant sycamores, junipers and laurels, the myrrh and other gum trees (gnarled and stunted, these flourish most on the eastern foothills), a magnificent pine (the Natal yellow pine, which resists the attacks of the white ant), the fig, orange, lime, pomegranate, peach, apricot, banana and other fruit trees; the grape vine (rare), blackberry and raspberry; the cotton and indigo plants, and occasionally the sugar cane.

  • Indian corn, cattle products, coco-nuts and bananas; and is the centre of the banana trade with the United States.

  • Owing to increased competition, and in some degree to careless harvesting, there was a great fall in prices after 1900, and the Seychellois, though still producing vanilla in large quantities, paid greater attention to the products of the coconut palm - copra, soap, coco-nut oil and coco-nuts - to the development of the mangrove bark industry, the collection of guano, the cultivation of rubber trees, the preparation of banana flour, the growing of sugar canes, and the distillation of rum and essential oils.

  • Since the development of the fruit trade on the shores of the Caribbean sea and Gulf of Mexico by an important American company, which owns a large tract of land near Santa Marta devoted to banana cultivation, and has built a railway 50 m.

  • Among the more common fruit-trees, some of which are exotics, may be mentioned cacao (Theobroma), orange, lemon, lime, pine-apple, banana, guava (Psidium), breadfruit (Artocarpus), cashew (A nacardium), alligator pear (Pers ea), with the apple, peach, pear, and other fruits of the temperate zone on the elevated plateaus.

  • Banana cultivation for commercial purposes is a comparatively modern industry, dating from 1892 when the first recorded export of fruit was made.

  • The natives use no grain or pulse, but make a kind of bread (mandrai) from this, the taro, and other roots, as well as from the banana (which is the best), the bread-fruit, the ivi, the kavika, the arrowroot, and in times of scarcity the mangrove.

  • The women spin and weave, and with the rudest appliances manufacture a variety of strong and durable cloths of silk,cotton and hemp, and of rofia palm, aloe and banana fibre, of elegant patterns, and often with much taste in colour.

  • In the southern provinces flourish also various subtropical exotics, such as the banana, the West Indian cherimoya, and the prickly pear or Indian fig (Opuntia vulgaris), the last frequently grown as a hedge-plant, as in other Mediterranean countries, and extending even to the southern part of the table-land.

  • Fan-palms, several species of dragon-tree and a banana, like one living in Abyssinia, represent the more peculiar Monocotyledons.

  • Unable to dwell on how Hell knew what she liked for breakfast, she wolfed down the pastries and a banana before crossing to the bathroom for a shower.

  • "Me and Donnie just had a banana split," Fred said, putting his arm about the boy's shoulders.

  • They picnicked on fresh bread and jam washed down with warm Gatorade and a banana for dessert, sprawled in the grass next to a country stream, in a meadow abloom with spring flowers.

  • While Dean stretched his muscles and alternated between bites of peanut butter sandwich and a banana, Fred perused the rest of the master lists.

  • Mash 1 small banana and roughly chop 25g (1oz) ready-to-eat apricots.

  • Answer Bobby Hatfield 12 Who penned the autobiography Banana's Can't Fly?

  • You can also have grated apple or mashed banana.

  • Add some sliced banana or raisins to your breakfast cereal.

  • I was eating a banana at the time: the last I was to see for quite some number of years.

  • Banana Jam Cut up 2 cups of ripe banana Jam Cut up 2 cups of ripe bananas, 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons lemon juice.

  • Banana wars The US brought an action in the WTO against the EU because of its favorable quotas for Caribbean banana wars The US brought an action in the WTO against the EU because of its favorable quotas for Caribbean bananas.

  • Now reveal the true breakdown of who gets what from the final price of a Latin American banana.

  • banana plantation straight to him.

  • banana republic.

  • banana milkshake!

  • banana smoothie.

  • banana fritters or pancakes, fruit salad or home made ice cream.

  • banana growers are barely able to make ends meet.

  • ACP banana exporters are allowed duty-free access to EU markets.

  • Dressed in yellow (banana skins) and carrying large inflatable bananas they added a splash of color to the annual carnival procession.

  • The woman who presided over a voting failure that would disgrace a banana republic has gone.

  • Her dad works on the plantation, cutting down heavy banana bunches.

  • butterscotch flavor with stewed apple or chocolate with mashed banana.

  • They grow robusta and a little unwashed arabica coffee, as well as mixed beans, sorghum, maize and banana.

  • You have behaved in an banana guide unusually considerate manner.

  • Banana very cold, may well cause colic; can relieve constipation or diarrhea in certain cases.

  • It was no hardship to sit by the pool, packing no more than a banana daiquiri.

  • denatures necessary in this experiment to prevent a change in pH denaturing the enzyme in the banana extract.

  • derisive description for such nations in international diplomacy might be " Banana republics " .

  • From the apparently disconnected elements of hunger, stick, banana, spare time, the chimp suddenly made a meaningful configuration pattern.

  • disgrace a banana republic has gone.

  • try a generous dollop of banana toothpaste in a sandwich.

  • We had a great meeting making a huge banana split in a plastic drainpipe.

  • giant Pineapple, banana, prawn, rockinghorse, orange, even a giant earthworm.

  • Banana Shoes is renowned as the UK's largest e-tailer specializing in High Heel footwear.

  • Listening to: banana man -- unknown hi everybody!

  • Banana Guard is a tough plastic exoskeleton for your banana to wear when going into battle in the dangerous world of your lunchbox.

  • Guillermo is one of four coffee, banana and cocoa farmers who will be visiting the UK during Fairtrade Fortnight.

  • BBC - Food - Recipes - Low fat banana shake 150g/5oz low fat plain yogurt 250g/9oz low fat fromage frais 150ml/¼ pint milk.. .

  • fondant with banana ice cream.

  • White and dark chocolate fondant with banana ice cream.

  • My companion chose a creamy mango pudding while I had crispy banana fritters with vanilla ice-cream and honey.

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