How to use Deva in a sentence

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  • The most striking difference between Zoroaster's doctrine of God and the old religion of India lies in this, that while in the Avesta the evil spirits are called daeva (Modern Persian div), the Aryans of India, in common with the Italians, Celts and Letts, gave the name of deva to their good spirits, the spirits of light.

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  • Among special schools the principal mining schools are at Selmeczbanya, Nagyag and Felsobanya; the principal agricultural colleges at Debreczen and Kolozsvar; and there are a school of forestry at Selmeczbanya, military colleges at Budapest, Kassa, Deva and Zagrab, and a naval school at Fiume.

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  • Besides the museums mentioned in the article Budapest, several provincial towns contain interesting museums, namely, Pressburg, Temesvhr, Deva, Kolozsvar, Nagyszeben; further, the national museum at Zagram, the national (Szekler) museum at Maros-Vasarhely, and the Carpathian museum at Poprad should be mentioned.

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  • In 70 he was appointed to the command of the 10th legion in Britain, then stationed at Deva (Chester).

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  • See Report on Explorations in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet (Deva Dun, 1889); Tanner, "Our present Knowledge of the Himalayas," R.G.S.

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  • In the Brahmana period they were distinguished as " deva " and " yama," the fourteen lucky asterisms being probably associated with the waxing, the fourteen unlucky with the waning moon.'

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  • The army which guarded or coerced the province consisted, from the time of Hadrian onwards, of (I) three legions, the Second at Isca Silurum (Caerleon-on-Usk, q.v.), the Ninth at Eburacum (q.v.; now York), the Twentieth at Deva (q.v.; now Chester), a total of some 15,000 heavy infantry; and (2) a large but uncertain number of auxiliaries, troops of the second grade, organized in infantry cohorts or cavalry alae, each 500 or 1000 strong, and posted in castella nearer the frontiers than the legions.

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  • It contains bathing-stairs, tanks and wells, and a great number of handsome temples, of which the finest is that of Govind Deva, a cruciform vaulted building of red sandstone, dating from 1590.

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  • He accordingly, in 1687, entered into a bargain for its sale to Chikka Deva, raja of Mysore, for three lakhs of rupees; but before it could be completed, Kasim Khan, commander of the forces of Aurangzeb, marched upon the place and entered it almost without resistance.

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  • This event, however, had no other result than to transfer the stipulated price from one vendor to another; for that general, not coveting the possession, immediately delivered it over to Chikka Deva on payment of the three lakhs.

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  • The attempted accommodation by Sozzini only precipitated matters; tried as an innovator, David died in prison at Deva (1579).

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  • In addition to some of the Hindu deities which they worship, the Gonds have their own gods - Bara Deva and Dula Deva.

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  • Like Chester (see DEVA), it remained purely military, and the common notion that it was the seat of a Christian bishopric in the 4th century is unproved and improbable.

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  • Deva Pein (sometimes spelled Pain) is an antagonist in the Naruto manga and anime series.

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  • There are six bodies (The Six Paths of Pain) controlled by one conscious mind (Deva's).This villain and has black, white, and gray rings radiating out from the pupil.

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  • The Deva Vegan Prenatal vitamin offers all of the nutrients needed for a healthy pregnancy with no animal products.

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  • Marketed primarily at high-class and trend-conscious women, the Deva collection offers bold patterns and electric colors in fun boxy styles.

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  • Totally daring and always remarkable, the Kipling Deva collection is specifically designed to get you noticed!

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  • There is more than one meaning of Deva discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.

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