Gurkha

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a member of the Nepalese force that has been part of the British army for 200 years

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a member of Hindu people descended from brahmins and Rajputs who live in Nepal

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Of this interruption time, 35.7% of interruptions were due to tests and procedures, 15% due to changes in body position, 13.5% related to unstable clinical conditions, 11.5% because of high gastric residual volume, and 9.2% due to nausea and vomiting (Elpern, Stutz, Peterson, Gurka, & Skipper, 2004).
That was only 17 days ago, and although Cox has confirmed he would have preferred the race to be a week later, the odds-on favourite The Gurka also ran at Ascot, is a year younger and attempting 10 furlongs for the first time.
Baguley, Heriseanu, Gurka, Nordenbo, and Cameron, (2007) reported a case on a patient started on ITB 2 months after admission.
A recent study investigated a group of women between the ages of 24-41 to ascertain their intention to breastfeed and to determine the resources utilized to make lactation decisions (Gurka et al., 2014).
[53.] Kuperminc MN, Gurka MJ, Houlihan CM, Henderson RC, Roemmich JN, Rogol AD et al.
Home of the famous Gurka warriors and Sherpa climbers, Nepal has a very interesting cultural side to its tourism also.
The murdered last King of Nepal where the doughty Gurka fighters come from was also a British FM.
Reassigned RHPs Justin Miller, Jose Ortega and Gus Schlosser; LHPs Buddy Boshers, Yohan Flande and Jason Gurka and C Tommy Murphy to their minor league camp.
(30.) Frommer LJ, Gurka KK, Cross KM, Ingersoll CD, Comstock RD, Saliba SA.
(14.) Norwood KW, Deboer MD, Gurka MJ, Kuperminc MN, Rogol AD, Blackman JA, Wamstad JB, Buck ML, Patrick PD.