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a long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur


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Although boa constrictors are a species related to sand boas, they are in a different subfamily, called Boinae, along with anacondas.
Currently, 120 communities across New York are engaged in various stages of the BOA program, developing revitalization strategies, under the guidance of the New York Department of State.
En el marco de un singular milieu historico, Boas absorbe una eclectica tradicion intelectual germana -desde Goethe a Schiller, Humboldt, Kluckhohn, Bunsen, Ritter, Herder, Ratzel, Bastian o Fechner- que alimenta su amplisimo abanico de inquietudes intelectuales -geografia, matematicas, fisica, psicologia, linguistica, ecologia, meteorologia, astronomia, museologia, arqueologia o antropologia fisica-.
The Brazilian-born Boas blasted the winning goal into the top-right corner past Jaguares' goalkeeper Omar Ortiz in the 39th minute.
Boas is perhaps proudest of the recent addition of a master's program for foreign scholars at the law school and establishing a visiting professorship from his alma mater Harvard.
Kalathil and Boas derive their argument from analyzing eight authoritarian countries with varied strategies for controlling the Internet.
Boas says he grew up wanting to be a movie star himself.
With the distribution of herbal teas under the Celestial Seasonings brand, Boas recently entered the health food market.
Boas and teammates celebrated the goal that secured the Mexican soccer club's spot in South America's prestigious tournament, the Copa Libertadores, with a 1-0 win over Jaguares of Chiapas in the first of two InterLiga finals at The Home Depot Center.
Eddy helped stake Canoga Park (7-1, 3-0) to a 31-0 halftime lead with scoring passes of 9, 23 and 12 yards to Boas before hitting Jaime Martinez for a 25-yard score.
Steve Boas feared for his life as the boy thrust the weapon through the open window of his cab.
Long associated with the finery of Old Hollywood, feather boas and fluffy feather-trimmed clothes are hot again, showing up in the collections of big-name designers such as Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Thierry Mugler and Yves St.
As things stand, according to sources, Villas Boas is likely to remain in charge of Saturday's fifth-round FA Cup tie at home to Birmingham City with next Tuesday's Champions League tie away to Napoli also looming.
Especially hot are kitschy red feather-trimmed evening bags by Dolce & Gabbana and elegant boas wrapped, well, like a boa, around models' swanlike necks in Giorgio Armani's fall collection.
The statement read, "Porto has been notified of the intention of coach Andre Villas Boas to terminate, without just cause, his contract with the club, immediately activating his release clause.