hamadryad


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Synonyms for hamadryad

the nymph or spirit of a particular tree

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large cobra of southeastern Asia and the East Indies

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A previous application for 69 new homes on land behind the remodelled Royal Hamadryad Hospital has been withdrawn after its backer, Green Hill Construction, said it was going into administration.
The plans, still classed as live according to Cardiff council, are for affordable housing at the site on Hamadryad Road which would be managed by a registered social landlord.
The final development approved by councillors related to Butetown, Canton, Grangetown and Riverside, where demand will be eased by the development of a new two-form entry Welsh-medium school on land adjacent to the old Royal Hamadryad Hospital.
A Chester B London C Birmingham D Bristol QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: In mythology a hamadryad was a wood nymph, but it is also which creature?
I[pounds sterling] the tree died, the hamadryad associated with it died as well.
There is something of the untamed mythic creatures of the greenwood about her, something of the hamadryad or the woodwose or 'of faery damsels met in forest wide/By Knights of Logres, or of Lyonesse'.
29), a cross-gendered "testicled hamadryad left/ to its withering in a wood" (p.
Nancy Allison, a New York dancer, choreographer, and educator, staged three of Erdman's early works on Hofstra dancers: Daughters of the Lonesome Isle (1945), which she had performed with Erdman in 1977; and two solos, Hamadryad (1948), and Creature on a Journey (1943) that Allison had performed and widely toured.
But they have also photographed illegal dealers in big cats; established Ireland's only monkey sanctuary; investigated pet shops, and found a leopard, a black panther, two young Siberian tigers, two rhesus monkeys a dead ferret, two adult lions, four tigers, a hamadryad baboon, a lion and puma in cages in a garden.
6) achieved complete protection of four of five hamadryad baboons by vaccinating them with an inactivated EBOV vaccine.
Two of the city's oldest hospitals, Royal Hamadryad in Cardiff Bay and Lansdowne Hospital in Leckwith will close.
When the Hamadryad, a king cobra, later explains to them, "Tonight the small are free from the great and the great protect the small" (172), that, of course, is in keeping with the nature of carnival.
Cardiff council gave the area to developers as part of a "land swap" deal, which saw them gain control of a site adjacent to the old Royal Hamadryad Hospital in Butetown.
A previous application for houses and flats to be built on land at the former Royal Hamadryad Hospital site in Butetown had already been approved.
For the centerpiece of Dance 2000, concert director Betsy Fisher selected Erdman's solo Hamadryad.