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Noun1.Armilla - a celestial globe consisting of metal hoopsarmilla - a celestial globe consisting of metal hoops; used by early astronomers to determine the positions of stars
celestial globe - a globe that is a spherical model of the heavens
2.Armilla - (archeology) a bracelet worn around the wrist or armarmilla - (archeology) a bracelet worn around the wrist or arm
bangle, bracelet - jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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"The UK Royal Navy has a long-standing presence in the region, with vessels continuously deployed there since 1980 under the Armilla patrol and Operation Kipion, and other vessels and task groups in theatre long before that of course," he said.
And while the war-fighting capabilities of warships has changed considerably since I joined HMS Broadsword , a 4,400-ton Type 22 frigate, on one of the Navy's Armilla patrols, the challenge of dealing with the unpredictable and relatively primitive naval threat posed by the Guard's fast patrol boats remains very much the same.
[28] Instituto de Parasitologia y Biomedicina Lopez-Neyra (IPBLN), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Armilla, Granada, Spain
In Lapu-Lapu, 55-year-old Rosalinda Armilla, her 14-year-old niece Desiree Jalipot and seven-year-old granddaughter Aaleyah Jeanne Inoc were killed after they got trapped in their house that was burned past 5 a.m.
Four years later the Royal Navy was back in the Gulf with the Armilla patrol, performing its traditional role, in support of the U.S.
The police said Armilla, who was wanted for illegal drugs, tried to escape arrest by running away from the policemen.
Mico Andres Armilla and an alias Mase reportedly shot it out with anti-narcotics agents in Barangay San Francisco, General Trias and Salawag, Dasmarintildeas.
Yet through a corpus of imaginative tales Venice is also at once the city of Zirma, of Armilla, of Baucis, of Moriana and of Argia (to name but a few).
Among the diligent, hard-working cast, Katie Stevenson was a compelling, committed Agrippina, pivot of all the intrigues machinating around her, Raphaela Papadakis was an appealing love-interest Orestilla, and Charlotte Beament was sparky as the maid Armilla. Andrew Kirkman drew characterful playing from the accomplished orchestral musicians of the Musical and Amicable Society, with spirited continuo led from Martin Perkins' lively harpsichord.
(1) Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, United Kingdom; (2) Departamento de Estratigrafia v Paleontologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain, and Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra, CSIC-Universidad de Granada, Armilla, 18100 Granada, Spain