Bisa antelope
Bisa antelope Bi"sa an"te*lope (Zo["o]l.) See {Oryx}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oryx — O ryx ([=o] r[i^]ks), prop. n. [NL., from Gr. o ryx a kind of gazelle or antelope.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of African antelopes which includes the gemsbok, the leucoryx, the bisa antelope ({Oryx beisa}), and the beatrix antelope ({Oryx beatrix}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oryx beatrix — Oryx O ryx ([=o] r[i^]ks), prop. n. [NL., from Gr. o ryx a kind of gazelle or antelope.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of African antelopes which includes the gemsbok, the leucoryx, the bisa antelope ({Oryx beisa}), and the beatrix antelope ({Oryx beatrix}) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oryx beisa — Oryx O ryx ([=o] r[i^]ks), prop. n. [NL., from Gr. o ryx a kind of gazelle or antelope.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of African antelopes which includes the gemsbok, the leucoryx, the bisa antelope ({Oryx beisa}), and the beatrix antelope ({Oryx beatrix}) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zambia — Zambian, adj., n. /zam bee euh/, n. a republic in S Africa: formerly a British protectorate and part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland; gained independence 1964; a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 9,349,975; 288,130 sq. mi.… …   Universalium

  • Southern Africa — Introduction       southernmost region of the African continent, comprising the countries of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The island nation of Madagascar is excluded… …   Universalium

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