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any of numerous tropical marine gastropods of the genus Cypraea having highly polished usually brightly marked shells

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En el Museo Archivo de la Fotografia, la revista Cuartoscuro dirigida por Pedro Valtierra entrego el Premio a Christa Cowrie "fotografa admirable, particularmente del diarismo y la danza", que ha sido ejemplo por "sus ganas de hacer fotoperiodismo", ha dicho Valtierra.
Maggi Wynne states that the cowries or shells used for decorations for the sunset and composer evocative example linking Kalasha women to ocean and people they have never seen.
In contrast to singular cowries, each bride price is composed of heaps of shells, consisting of shells of specific categories, and different strings of shells.
The significance of the Centre at Cowrie Place is that for the first time, all the Department and agencies involved in the management of border control will operate under one roof.
Gold dust and cowries are not 'issued' in the same sense as coins or banknotes.
British First Derivatives Plc (LON:FDP), a provider of software and support services to banks and hedge funds, said it had acquired London-based sector companies Redshift Horizons Ltd and Cowrie Financial Ltd as well as investment management partnership Redshift Horizons LLP for up to GBP3.
28 September 2012 - British First Derivatives Plc (LON:FDP), a provider of software and support services to banks and hedge funds, said today it had acquired London-based sector companies Redshift Horizons Ltd and Cowrie Financial Ltd as well as investment management partnership Redshift Horizons LLP for up to GBP3.
Cowrie RFC, as the Nigerian team is better known, was only founded in 2005 to develop the game and empower local youths, but since then they've played in three Dubai Sevens events and twice made the quarter-finals of their IOM category.
He kept part of the old harness, which was decorated with cowrie shells.
The Sasana Kijang's architectural concept is inspired from the shape of the Cowrie shell, a popular form of money in the Malay Peninsula during the 3rd century with its building facade derived from the geometric patterns of traditional Malaysian songket motifs, reflecting the hand woven fabric designs.
They wore bark cloth adorned with cowrie shells, feathers and whistles.
The young men and women stepped off a plane to a raucous welcome yesterday, including dancers who pounded the pavement in costumes made of cowrie shells and traditional praise singers.
Maya dances in kente cloth with cowrie shells or in leotards and tutus.