The occurrence of Ordovician rocks was first established by Dun at Tomingley, 33 m.
DEHRA, a town of British India, headquarters of the Dehra Dun district in the United Provinces.
The district is served by the Dun canals.
Dun, in Journ.
Dun, Rec. Geol.
The extreme or north-western Himalayan region comprises the native state of Garhwal, with the British districts of Dehra Dun, Naini Tal, Almora and Garhwal.
Rude earthen or stockaded forts, serving as magazines and places of retreat, were erected; or in some cases use was made of strongholds already existing, such as Dun Almain in Kildare, Dunlavin in Wicklow and Fermoy in Cork.
He is represented as living at Dun Delgan (Dundalk).
The rath or dun from which the town is named remains as one of the finest in Ireland.
The family of O'Clery, to which three of the celebrated " Four Masters " belonged, were hereditary 011aves (doctors of history, music, law, &c.) attached to the family of O'Donnell; while the " Book of the Dun Cow " (Lebor-na-h Uidhre), one of the most ancient Irish MSS., was in the possession of the O'Donnells in the 14th century; and the estimation in which it was held at that time is proved by the fact that it was given to the O'Conors of Connaught as ransom for an important prisoner, and was forcibly recovered some years later.
FALLOW-DEER (that is, DUN Deer, in contradistinction to the red deer, Cervus [Dama] dama), a medium-sized representative of the family Cervidae, characterized by its expanded or palmated antlers, which generally have no bez-tine, rather long tail (black above and white below), and a coat spotted with white in summer but uniformly coloured in winter.
Of cursive letters: Marenghi, 130, "the dim ocean" for "the dun ocean"; Letter to Maria Gisborne 126, sqq., ",above I One chasm of Heaven smiles like the age of Love I On the unquiet world" for "eye."
These men were specially Service trained at Dehra Dun in the work of surveying, and entered Tibet with a strong wooden box with a specially concealed secret drawer for holding observing instruments, .a prayer wheel with rolls of blank paper instead of prayers in the barrel on which observations might be noted, and lamaic rosaries by the beads of which each hundred paces might be counted.
His earliest name was Setanta, and he was brought up at Dun Imbrith (Louth).
dun [Celtic], a hill), e.g.
By the end of the 13th century appears the form Faukirke (the present local pronunciation), which is merely a translation of the Gaelic fau or faw, meaning "dun," "pale red."
by Cooke, made for the observatory of Lord Crawford (Lord Lindsay) at Dun Echt, Aberdeenshire, about 1873.
In modern place-names the suffix don often goes back to the Celtic dun, a hill, e.g.
One of the permanently striped colts, a bay, was out of a black Shetland mare by a black Shetland sire, one was by a dun Norwegian pony out of a roan-coloured Arab mare, while the third was by a Norwegian pony out of a half-bred bay Arab mare.
Europe are descended from the dun type; with more or less admixture of Barb blood.
See Report on Explorations in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet (Deva Dun, 1889); Tanner, "Our present Knowledge of the Himalayas," R.G.S.
Under British administration the Dun rapidly recovered its prosperity.
Hope u enjoyed it Can i jus say dat ive dun dis 4 half a year!
dun with black points " .
dun manager now assumes that files dated more then 90 days beyond today are really last year.
dun cow will find them.
dun color, thanks to dust blowing ceaselessly off the desert.
dun sediments and associated geological features are absent.
dun dis 4 half a year!
The site overlooks an island dun in Loch an Duin.
Site 1 was situated on the summit dun (Enclosure A) and measured approx.
All the islands except Dun are grazed by feral sheep.
Beside black with a brownish tinge like me you can find dun (gray) or red also.
watercress beds here in the Dun valley.
The valley (the Dun) has an area of about 673 sq.
There are watercress beds here in the Dun valley.
For a corporation, check your Dun & Bradstreet rating.
Children hanging muslin stockings for "Dun Che Lao Ren" (Christmas Old Man), who leaves gifts in them.
If they don't have what you need, check with other published sources like Dun & Bradstreet's Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios.
west of Montrose, and has a station on the loop line of the Caledonian railway from Forfar to Bridge of Dun.
It proceeds by a tortuous course through the districts of Dehra Dun, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Bulandshahr and Farukhabad, in which last district it receives the Ramganga.
1130) - probably derived from the Gaelic aill, " rock," and dun, " hill"; but the name is also said to be a corruption of the Cymric moeldun, " bald hill."
DEHRA DUN, a district of British India, in the Meerut division of the United Provinces.
Dehra Dun only emerges from the mists of legend into authentic history in the 17th century A.D., when it formed part of the Garhwal kingdom.
Towards the end of the century the heretical Sikh Guru, Ram Rai, expelled from the Punjab, sought refuge in the Dun and gathered round him a crowd of devotees.
His rule, which lasted till 1770, brought great prosperity to the Dun; but on his death it became a prey to the surrounding tribes, its desolation being completed after its conquest by the Gurkhas in 1803.
The breeds include the Ayrshire, noted milkers and specially adapted for dairy farms (which prevail in the south-west), which in this respect have largely supplanted the Galloway in their native district; the polled Angus or Aberdeen, fair milkers, but valuable for their beef-making qualities, and on this account, as well as their hardihood, in great favour in the north-east, where cattlefeeding has been carried to perfection; and the West Highland or Kyloe breed, a picturesque breed with long horns, shaggy coats and decided colours-black, red, dun, cream and brindle-that thrives well on wild and healthy pasture.
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The grotip cr gives ur, just like dr (jaure, jacre; naure, nocCre; plaure, placdre; but facere, dicer e, d u c e r e, make far (fer), dir, dun.
Both the short legged and non short legged types are kept and all three color variants: black, red and dark dun.
The risk factors appear to be hyped, with bold transfer deal dun, arbitration and the Alive & Kicking appeal always ongoing.
James Grant's view that it may have been the earlier name of the castle, from dun (" the fort "), and edin (" on the slope "), conflicts with the more generally received opinion that the Britons knew the fortress as Castelh Mynedh Agnedh (" the hill of the plain "), a designation once wrongly interpreted as the " castle of the maidens " (castrum puellarum), in allusion to the supposed fact that the Pictish princesses were lodged within it during their education.
The pulses mung, urd and moth are grown generally in the autumn alone, or in combination with millets; and gram, alone or in combination with wheat and barley, is an important spring crop. Sugar-cane, indigo, poppy and tobacco are locally important; and a little tea is grown in the submontane districts of Almora Garhwal and Dehra Dun.
(I) The northern, or dun type, represented by the dun ponies of Norway (Equus caballus typicus), the closely allied Celtic pony (E.
The rudiments of Latin he obtained at the grammar school of Montrose, after leaving which he learned Greek for two years under Pierre de Marsilliers, a Frenchman whom John Erskine of Dun had induced to settle at Montrose; and such was Melville's proficiency that on going to the university of St Andrews he excited the astonishment of the professors by using the Greek text of Aristotle, which no one else there understood.
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