Palmyra


Palmyra
Palmyra Pal*my"ra, n. (Bot.) A species of palm ({Borassus flabelliformis}) having a straight, black, upright trunk, with palmate leaves. It is found native along the entire northern shores of the Indian Ocean, from the mouth of the Tigris to New Guinea. More than eight hundred uses to which it is put are enumerated by native writers. Its wood is largely used for building purposes; its fruit and roots serve for food, its sap for making toddy, and its leaves for thatching huts. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Palmyra — Palmyra, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 1766 Housing Units (2000): 725 Land area (2000): 1.214055 sq. miles (3.144388 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.035708 sq. miles (0.092484 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.249763 sq. miles (3.236872 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmyra — • Titular metropolitan see in Phoenicia Secunda. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Palmyra     Palmyra     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Palmyra, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 733 Housing Units (2000): 361 Land area (2000): 1.000106 sq. miles (2.590262 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.000106 sq. miles (2.590262 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmyra, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 633 Housing Units (2000): 253 Land area (2000): 0.927536 sq. miles (2.402308 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.058398 sq. miles (0.151249 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.985934 sq. miles (2.553557 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmyra, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 3467 Housing Units (2000): 1522 Land area (2000): 2.222617 sq. miles (5.756552 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.222617 sq. miles (5.756552 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmyra, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 546 Housing Units (2000): 225 Land area (2000): 0.341717 sq. miles (0.885043 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.341717 sq. miles (0.885043 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmyra, NJ — U.S. borough in New Jersey Population (2000): 7091 Housing Units (2000): 3219 Land area (2000): 1.976900 sq. miles (5.120148 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.440083 sq. miles (1.139810 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.416983 sq. miles (6.259958 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmyra, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 3490 Housing Units (2000): 1588 Land area (2000): 1.330343 sq. miles (3.445572 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.330343 sq. miles (3.445572 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmyra, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 7096 Housing Units (2000): 3363 Land area (2000): 1.860362 sq. miles (4.818316 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.860362 sq. miles (4.818316 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmyra, UT — U.S. Census Designated Place in Utah Population (2000): 485 Housing Units (2000): 148 Land area (2000): 11.489161 sq. miles (29.756789 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.240344 sq. miles (0.622489 sq. km) Total area (2000): 11.729505 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmyra, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 1766 Housing Units (2000): 725 Land area (2000): 1.214055 sq. miles (3.144388 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.035708 sq. miles (0.092484 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.249763 sq. miles (3.236872 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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