olla

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n olla leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Olla A dish of stewed meat; an olio; an olla-podrida.
    • Olla A pot or jar having a wide mouth; a cinerary urn, especially one of baked clay.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n olla In Spanish countries, an earthen jar or pot used for cooking and other purposes, or a dish of meat and vegetables cooked in such a jar.
    • n olla An olio.
    • n olla A large porous earthenware jar or jug in universal use in the southwestern parts of the United States and Territories for holding drinking-water, which is kept cool by the evaporation of moisture through the substance of the jar.
    • n olla In archaeology, a form of vase more properly called stamnos.
    • n olla A favorite Spanish dish consisting of a mixture of all kinds of meat, cut into small pieces and stewed, with various kinds of vegetables.
    • n olla Hence— Any incongruous mixture or miscellaneous collection.
    • n olla Same as ola, olay.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Olla ol′la a jar or urn
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Olio
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp.,—L. olla, a pot.

Usage

In literature:

The ancient Hopis buried their dead in a sitting posture on a woven grass mat, with an olla, and frequently a bone dagger, beside them.
"Sundown Slim" by Henry Hubert Knibbs
Read, too, if you can lay your hand on it, Bishop Horne's paper on conversation, in the Olla Podrida.
"Advice to a Young Man upon First Going to Oxford" by Edward Berens
They stirred chile and chocolate in earthen ollas.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
There were a variety of dishes: fish and fowl predominating, an olla-podrida, omelets, and puddings.
"The Young Llanero" by W.H.G. Kingston
The olla podrida, and its constant attendant, the tomato sauce, were intolerable, but the wine was very well for a midshipman.
"Frank Mildmay" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The old woman, laying down her spindle, raised the lid of an earthen "olla" that stood over a little fire upon the brazero.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
Some carry earthen vessels, ollas, upon their heads, and pass down to the river.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Between them they had dragged Willett from the midst of the flames and drenched him with a cataract from the olla.
"Tonio, Son of the Sierras" by Charles King
Boss, white honor is like rain on hot sand, like rotten arrow string, like leaking olla.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
This consisted of an olla podrida of all sorts of papers, such as would have won the heart of Charles Godfrey Leland.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
Come, Luis, I carried the olla.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
Thrusting the bundle back of an olla in the corridor he touched Tula on the shoulder.
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
So we might say for the spear-head, the knife, or the olla.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
Taylor and Smith (1945:588) stated that the frogs were found on bushes and weeds beside a small, bounding stream near Pan de Olla.
"A Review of the Frogs of the Hyla bistincta Group" by William E. Duellman
It is an olla podrida of old legends.
"Basque Legends" by Wentworth Webster
An olla podrida of every set in the Hague.
"The Later Life" by Louis Couperus
And his mother made a large olla, and a small flat piece of pottery, like the plates tortillas are baked on.
"Aw-Aw-Tam Indian Nights" by J. William Lloyd
Such an epistle could not intentionally have been lumped with that olla podrida of scraps and scrawls.
"The Woman with One Hand (and) Mr. Ely's Engagement" by Richard Marsh
Olla, decorated with Greek and Maltese crosses.
"The Swastika" by Thomas Wilson
They make saucers, bowls, jars and ollas.
"Picturesque Pala" by George Wharton James
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In news:

It's an evolution of the Catalan olla.
Café de Olla at Café Calacas.
Olla Podrida (Bean Stew From Burgos, Spain).
While chains dominate in Marana, La Olla is a wonderful mom-and-pop place with a Mexican bent.
In this segment, appraiser John Buxton discusses a valuable Zuni olla , or pot, that the guest's mother found on the side of the road while in Tucson, Arizona.
Olla Podrida (Bean Stew From Burgos, Spain).
In this segment, appraiser John Buxton discusses a valuable Zuni olla, or pot, that the guest's mother found on the side of the road while in Tucson, Arizona.
Megan Branson, of Olla Urban Flower Project, will offer wreath-and terrarium-making workshops in December.
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In science:

Explicit and variational formulae for D are available4 and it is known to be a smooth function of the particle density.5 In this article we prove that D is symmetric, thus answering the question raised by Landim, Olla and Yau in ref. 3 and 4.
On the Symmetry of the Diffusion Coefficient in Asymmetric Simple Exclusion
Landim, C., Olla, S., Yau, H.T. : First Order Correction for the Hydrodynamic Limit of Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Processes in Dimension d ≥ 3.
On the Symmetry of the Diffusion Coefficient in Asymmetric Simple Exclusion
The traditional definition of the corrector involves spectral calculus (Kipnis and Varadhan ); we will invoke a projection construction from Mathieu and Piatnitski (see also Giacomin, Olla and Spohn ).
Functional CLT for random walk among bounded random conductances
Olla ”Particle transport in a random velocity field with Lagrangian statistics” Phys.
Concentration fluctuations of large Stokes number particles in a one-dimensional random velocity field
Olla, S. and Siri, P.: Homogenization of a bond diffusion in a locally ergodic random environment.
Scaling limits for gradient systems in random environment
Olla, Homogenization of diffusion processes in Random Fields, Cours de l’´ecole doctorale, Ecole polytechnique, 1994.
Stochastic Homogenization of Reflected Diffusion Processes
We thank Carlangelo Liverani and Stefano Olla for useful discussions. J. B. thanks the Belgian Internuniversity Attraction Poles Program and A.K. thanks the Academy of Finland for financial support.
Random walks in space time mixing environments
Olla. A note on the central limit theorem for two-fold stochastic random walks in a random environment.
The quenched invariance principle for random walks in random environments admitting a bounded cycle representation
H), Komorowski and Olla [KO, Thm. 2.2] prove the annealed zero-mean CLT for {Xn}, i.e., they prove Theorem 3.6 for the dynamical system (M, µ, T ) adapted to their case.
Central Limit Theorem and recurrence for random walks in bistochastic random environments
Olla, A note on the central limit theorem for two-fold stochastic random walks in a random environment, Bull.
Central Limit Theorem and recurrence for random walks in bistochastic random environments
Olla, Einstein relation for random walks in random environments, Stoch.
Transient random walk in symmetric exclusion: limit theorems and an Einstein relation
Olla, Einstein relation for random walks in random environments, Stoch.
Einstein relation for biased random walk on Galton--Watson trees
Olla, On mobility and Einstein relation for tracers in time–mixing random environments, J.
Einstein relation for biased random walk on Galton--Watson trees
Olla, A note on the central limit theorem for two-fold stochastic random walks in a random environment, Bull.
Random walks in random environments without ellipticity
Olla. A note on the central limit theorem for two-fold stochastic random walks in a random environment.
Which random walks are cyclic?
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