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âme

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.).

Soul. The sound‐post of the vn., etc. The fanciful name doubtless comes from its importance to the whole tone‐quality of the instr., which depends much on its correct...

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Amor

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 105 words.

1. Spanish and Portuguese: from Spanish and Portuguese amor ‘love’, used to denote an illegitimate child, also as a nickname

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Amal

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 73 words.

Amal, Arles, banal, Barisal, Basle, Bhopal, Carl, chorale, corral, dhal, entente cordiale, Escorial, farl, femme fatale, Funchal, gayal,

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Amal

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 73 words.

Amal, Arles, banal, Barisal, Basle, Bhopal, Carl, chorale, corral, dhal, entente cordiale, Escorial, farl, femme fatale, Funchal, gayal,

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Amal

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Arabic pl. Acts, works, deeds, actual practice. One of many terms referring to a multifaceted concept of precedent. Malik ibn Anas (d. 796) first introduced the amal (practice) of the...

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Amal

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 2880 words.

A populist movement of Lebanese Shīʿī Muslims that emerged in 1974, Amal (afwāj al-muqāwama al-lubnānīya, Lebanese Resistance Detachments)

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Amal

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

A populist movement of Lebanese Shīʿī Muslims that emerged in 1974, Amal (afwaj al-muqawama al-lubnaniya; Lebanese Resistance

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Amal

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 88 words.

(Arabic ‘hope’, in full Afwaj al-Muqawama al-Lubnaniyya ‘Masses of the Lebanese Resistance’)

Lebanese Shi'ite political movement. Amal was established (

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Amor

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

1 (Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice). Sop. The God of Love, who restores Euridice to Orfeo because he is so moved by his sadness and the intensity of his lament. Created (It. vers....

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Amer

Walter Smith.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 439 words.

City in north-west Rajasthan, India, founded by Mina tribesmen in the early 10th century AD and taken by the Kachchhwaha Rajputs c. 1150. Amer is dominated by the palace complex located...

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Ame

David D. Boyden.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 67 words.

A term used to denote the Soundpost of instruments of the violin and viol families. In certain French sources, the bow also is called the ‘soul’ of the instrument. L'abbé le fils (Principes...

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