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ANO   /ˈænoʊ/  /ˈænjoʊ/   Listen

A Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries.  Synonyms: Abu Nidal Organization, Arab Revolutionary Brigades, Black September, Fatah-RC, Fatah Revolutionary Council, Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims.

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"ANO" Quotes from Famous Books

... tanendo, cantando y bailando delante de ellos... Cuando Ileviban los ninos a matar, si llevaban y echaban muchos lagrimas, alegrabansi los que los llevaban porque tomaban pronostico de que habian de tener muchas aguas en aquel ano." Sahagun, Historia Nueva Espana, Bk. ...
— Pagan & Christian Creeds - Their Origin and Meaning • Edward Carpenter

... yectli cuicatl niquimehuili in ompa ximohuayan, ma ic niquipapacti, ma ic niquimacotlaza inin tonez inin chichinaquiliz in tepilhuan. Cuix on machiaz? Quennel nihualnellaquahua? Aquen manian ompa niquimontocaz? Ano niquin nonotztaciz in ye ...
— Ancient Nahuatl Poetry - Brinton's Library of Aboriginal American Literature Number VII. • Daniel G. Brinton

... which extended a long way into the sea, and bore northwest at a distance of eight maritime leagues, while on the south a hill ran out into the sea in the form of a point, and appeared to be wooded with pines. They recognized the one on the north as the Punta de Ano Nuevo and that on the south as Punta de Pinos, while between the two lay the great ensenada[25], with its dreary sand dunes. This was as laid down in the coast pilot (derretero) of Cabrera Bueno, but where was the famous port ...
— The March of Portola • Zoeth S. Eldredge

... fascinum quod, ut olio et minuto pipere, atque urticæ trito circumdedit semine, paulatim cœpit inserere ano meo. Hoc crudelissima anus spargit subinde femina mea Nasturcii[182] succum cum abrotono miscet, perfusis que inguinibus meis, viridis urticæ fascem comprehendit omnes que infra umbilicum cœpit ...
— Aphrodisiacs and Anti-aphrodisiacs: Three Essays on the Powers of Reproduction • John Davenport

... the general theory of evolution goes there is no difficulty. The aphorism about the river; the figure of the child playing on the shore; the kingship and fatherhood of strife, seem decisive. The [Greek phrase osod ano kato mie] expresses, with singular aptness, the cyclical aspect of the one process of organic evolution in individual plants and animals: yet it may be a question whether the Heracleitean strife included ...
— Evolution and Ethics and Other Essays • Thomas H. Huxley

... disagreeable object. It will be an eye-sore as long as she lives, said by a limn whose wife was cut for a fistula in ano. ...
— 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue • Captain Grose et al.

... natural scenery of places that I visit, and nowhere, even in New Zealand—no, not even in Queen Charlotte's Sound, nor in Banks's Peninsula, have I seen anything so completely beautiful as this harbour—'"heoi ano" "that's enough." The Governor told us yesterday that when he was at Hobart Town, he made the convicts cut a path through one of the deep gullies running down from a mountain 4,500 feet high to the sea. The path was two miles ...
— Life of John Coleridge Patteson • Charlotte M. Yonge

... reforms.—"Simancas-Secular; Audiencia de Filipinas; cartas y espedientes de personas seculares de dicha Audiencia vistos en el Consejo; ano's de 1565 a 1594; est. ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume X, 1597-1599 • E. H. Blair

... Osorio fue obispo de Jaen desde el ano de 1483, y presidio in esta. Iglesia hasta el de 1496 in que murio en Flandes, a donde fue acompanando a la princesa Dona Juana, esposa del archiduque Don Felipe."—"Espana Sagrada," por Fr. M. Risco, tom. 41, ...
— Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada • Washington Irving

... Confessionario Mayor y Menor en Lengua Mexicana, y Platicas contra las Supersticiones de Idolatria, que el dia de oy an quedado a los Naturales desta Nueva Espana. Ano de 1634. Mexico. A copy of this scarce volume ...
— Aboriginal American Authors • Daniel G. Brinton

... not so common, though sometimes adopted, and occasionally joined with the galar; as Radin-pa-Chirano. The women never change the name given them at the time of their birth; yet frequently they are called, through courtesy, from their eldest child, Ma-si-ano, the mother of such a one; but rather as a polite description than a name. The word or particle Si is prefixed to the birth-names of persons, which almost ever consist of but a single word, as Si Bintang, Si Tolong; and we find from Captain Forrest's voyage that in the island of Mindanao the infant ...
— The History of Sumatra - Containing An Account Of The Government, Laws, Customs And - Manners Of The Native Inhabitants • William Marsden

... is used to form words indicating an inhabitant or resident of the place denoted by the root, or a member or adherent of the party, organization, etc., denoted by the root. The suffix "-an-" may itself be used as a root, forming "ano", member, etc. ...
— A Complete Grammar of Esperanto • Ivy Kellerman

Words linked to "ANO" :   terrorist act, Al-Iraq, terrorist group, FTO, terrorism, Irak, act of terrorism, Iraq, Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Lebanese Republic, foreign terrorist organization, Palestine, terrorist organization, Republic of Iraq

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