Tibet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tibet an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Bumping foreheads with a hands shake is the traditional greeting in Tibet.
    • n Tibet Same as Tibet cloth.
    • n Tibet A woolen stuff usually printed in colors.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Tibet there is actually a practice called 'polyandry' where many men, usually brothers, marry a single woman. This takes place so that only one set of children will inherit the land.
    • n Tibet ti-bet′ a woollen stuff generally printed in colours: a heavy fabric used for the same purposes as furs, made of goat's hair, black and finely curled—also Tibet cloth
    • n Tibet the language or people of Tibet
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Usage

In literature:

One of the most remarkable of dogs is the huge mastiff of Tibet.
"Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found" by Mayne Reid
To the explorer of Tibet this life was narrow.
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
This mela is held in a low valley not far from one of the passes into Tibet.
"Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877" by James Kennedy
From Tibet to the Dorah pass the northern frontier of India is impregnable.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
He has been for many years a traveler and explorer in China and India and Tibet.
"The Dragon's Secret" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
It was the time when he had decided to undertake a mission to Tibet without a government mandate.
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
British Government for the improvement of the administration of Tibet.
"Peking Dust" by Ellen N. La Motte
From my camp in Tibet for weeks together I could be sure of witnessing every evening one of these glorious sunsets.
"The Heart of Nature" by Francis Younghusband
Many Bhikkhus fled across the borders into Tibet and other safe places of refuge, carrying their books with them.
"The Buddhist Catechism" by Henry S. Olcott
I shipped for a voyage to Japan and China, and spent several more years trying to penetrate the forbidden fastnesses of Tibet.
"The Boarded-Up House" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
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In poetry:

Said the Middle Kingdom skeleton
We swallowed Tibet
Said the Dalai Lama skeleton
Indigestion's whatcha get
"Ballad Of The Skeletons" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

"Tibet, A Culture on the Edge".
His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.
Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris showed his solidarity with Tibet on Tibet's National Uprising Day.
In the international press, China's tensions with Tibet are often traced to the Chinese invasion of 1950 and Tibet's failed uprising of 1959.
Tucson News NowDalai Lama wants thorough probe into Tibet deaths.
Journalist and China-watcher Orville Schell, who traveled secretly to Tibet for FRONTLINE in 1994, returns to a story that won't go away.
"There's something about him that's unique even though he's the 14th version," said Ganden Thurman, executive director of Tibet House in New York City, which is a center for preserving and teaching Tibetan religion and culture.
Mei Zhiyuan is Han, and in 1997 he was sent by the Chinese government to act as a "Volunteer Aiding Tibet " at a Tibetan middle school, where he works as a teacher.
Read the Wall Street Journal's review of Tibet Wild.
In isolated communities around the world, particularly in India, Nepal and the United States, Tibetan exiles have created a 'virtual Tibet ,' where they have endured and even flourished in the face of overwhelming adversity.
Posts Tagged ' Tibet .
When our grandson Jordan was born almost 21 years ago, our daughter had a dog named Tibet .
Tibet was a Heinz 57 Variety dog –mostly Chow, but a large mixture mutt that Jen had bought at a shelter.
A loyal animal, Tibet loved Jennifer a lot.
Content Tagged ' Tibet '.
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In science:

As shown in Table 1, the ARGO-YBJ experiment is an air shower array deployed at the high altitude site of Yangbajing, Tibet.
The Status of VHE Gamma-Ray Astronomy
Stacking of data from the TIBET array for a large number of GRB time windows has led to an estimate of a ∼ 7σ composite detection significance .
Gamma-Ray Bursts
CONCLU S ION Large scale cosmic ray anisotropies at TeV energies have been observed by the Milagro observatory, the Tibet Air Shower Array and Super-Kamiokande.
Skymap for atmospheric muons at TeV energies measured in deep-sea neutrino telescope ANTARES
This explanation was already excluded by Tibet Array (107) that in the absence of an anisotropy at 300 TeV concluded that GCRs co-rotate with the Galaxy.
In Search for Extraterrestrial High Energy Neutrinos
The Tibet-I air shower array (Amenomori et al. 1992) was updated by increasing the number of counters in 1995.
A study of the shadowing of galactic cosmic rays by the sun in a quiet phase of solar activity with the Tibet air shower array
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