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Palestinian general election, 1996 On January 20, 1996, elections took place in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem for President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), and for members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), the legislative arm of the PNA.
Palestinian general election, 2007 Early presidential and legislative elections were called in Palestine by the President of the Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas after the negotiations on a unity government consisting of his Fatah and the Hamas failed in late 2006 (for more information on the recent conflict between Fatah and Hamas, see Palestinian factional violence).Abbas insists will hold elections, truce unraveling, Reuters, 18 December 2006 The elections will not take place before March 2007, and could even be delayed until mid-2007.
Palestinian homeland The concept of a Palestinian homeland as a separate entity from the rest of the Arab territory originated in the middle of the 20th century. It first took form in the UN 1947 partition plan for Palestine but that proposal didn't have much support from the local Arab Palestinian population.
Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group The Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group is a diverse human rights group founded in December 1996 by a group of prominent Palestinians, including members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (the legislative arm of the Palestinian Authority).
Palestinian Child Arts Center The Palestinian Child Arts Center, or PCAC, is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1994 in the Palestinian city of Hebron. Its activities primarily involve the intellectual development of Palestinian children, and to reinforce a positive role for the child within Palestinian society and culture.
Palestinian immigration (Israel) Palestinian immigration refers to the movement of Palestinians into the territory of Israel. Since 1948, most Palestinians crossing into Israel have come to live, reside and/or work, many of them continuing the lives they lived
Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement (PIJ, ArabicŘŘ±ŮŘ© Ř§Ů„Ř¬Ů‡Ř§ŘŻ Ř§Ů„ŘĄŘłŮ„Ř§Ů…ŮŠ Ř§Ů„ŮŮ„ŘłŘ·ŮŠŮ†ŮŠ - Harakat al-JihÄd al-IslÄmi al-FilastÄ«ni) is a militant Palestinian group that is designated as a terrorist group by the United Statesthe European Union] the [[United Kingdom][[Japan][[Canada][[Australia]and [[Israel]. Their goal is the destruction of Israel and its replacement with an [[Islamic state for Muslims.
Palestinian legislative election, 2006 On January 25 2006, elections were held for the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), the legislature of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). Notwithstanding the 2005 municipal elections and the January 9, 2005 presidential election, this was the first election to the PLC since 1996; subsequent elections had been repeatedly postponed due to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Palestinian Legislative Council The Palestinian Legislative Council, (sometimes referred to as the Palestinan Parliament) the legislature of the Palestinian Authority, is a unicameral body with 132 members, elected from 16 electoral districts in the West Bank and Gaza.
Palestinian Liberation Army The Palestinian Liberation Army (PLA) was set up as the military wing of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) in 1964, with the mission of fighting Israel. It has never been under effective PLO control, but rather it has been controlled by its host governments.
Palestinian municipal election, 2005 The January-May 2005 Palestinian local (municipal) election were organized by President of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat before his death on November 11 2004. The first round was carried on January 27, 2005, in the Gaza Strip for officials in 10 local councils, and won by the Hamas, which took control of Beit Lahya in northern Gaza, Qalqiliya in the West Bank and Rafah.
Palestinian music Palestinian music is one of many regional sub-genres of Arabic music. While it shares much in common with Arabic music, both structurally and instrumentally, there are musical forms and subject matter that are distinctively Palestinian.
Palestinian Media Watch Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) is an organization established in 1996 that monitors Palestinian Arabic media and schoolbooks. It seeks to analyze Palestinian society in relationship to terrorism and radical Islam.
Palestinian National and Islamic Forces The Palestinian National and Islamic Forces is a coalition formed shortly after the outbreak of the second Intifada with the authorization of Yasser Arafat and led by Marwan Barghouti. The coalition coordinates the agenda of its members and helps plan and execute joint attacks against Israel.
Palestinian National Anthem The Palestinian national anthem, Biladi ("My Country"), is the national anthem of the State of Palestine, adopted in 1996 in accordance with Article 31 of its declaration of independence in 1988. It was written by Said Al Muzayin (aka Fata Al Thawra), and its music was
Palestinian National Covenant The Palestinian National Covenant or Palestinian National Charter (Arabic: Ř§Ů„Ů…ŮŠŘ«Ř§Ů‚ Ř§Ů„ŮŘ·Ů†ŮŠ Ř§Ů„ŮŮ„ŘłŘ·ŮŠŮ†ŮŠ; transliterated: al-Mithaq al-Watani al-Filastini) is the charter or constitution of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Following a 1963 Draft Constitution the first version of the Charter[http://www.
Palestinian National Liberation Front Palestinian National Liberation Front (in Arabic: Ř¬Ř¨Ů‡Ř© Ř§Ů„ŘŞŘŘ±ŮŠŘ± Ř§Ů„ŮŘ·Ů†ŮŠ Ř§Ů„ŮŮ„ŘłŘ·ŮŠŮ†ŮŠ) was a Palestinian political and military organization, based amongst Palestinian refugees in Syria. The group existed 1968-1972.
Palestinian National Theater The Palestinian National Theater (Arabic: Ř§Ů„Ů…ŘłŘ±Ř Ř§Ů„ŮŘ·Ů†ŮŠ Ř§Ů„ŮŮ„ŘłŘ·ŮŠŮ†ŮŠ) is a Palestinian-owned theater in East Jerusalem, Israel. The theater has been serving to actively encourage and promote artistic and cultural activities.
Palestinian political violence Palestinian political violence refers to acts of violence committed for political reasons by Palestinians or Palestinian militant groups. Palestinian groups that support and carry out such acts include Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Fatah's Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command, the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and the Abu Nidal Organization.
Palestinian presidential election, 2005 The 2005 Palestinian presidential election â€” the first to be held since 1996 â€” took place on January 9, 2005 in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Voters elected PLO chairman Mahmoud Abbas as the new President of the Palestinian Authority to replace Yasser Arafat, who died on November 11, 2004.
Palestinian Prisoners' Document The "Prisoners' document" is a document drawn up by Palestinian prisoners who are currently being held in Israeli jails. There were five prisoners who took part in writing this document and are affiliated with Fatah, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP).
Palestinian refugee In the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a Palestinian refugee is a refugee from Palestine created by the Palestinian Exodus, which Palestinians call the Nakba (, meaning "disaster" or "catastrophe").
Palestinian state The Palestinian state(Arabic (ŘŻŮŮ„Ř© ŮŮ„ŘłŘ·ŮŠŮ†) is a proposed country. The proposed location includes the Gaza Strip and the autonomously controlled areas of the West Bank, currently controlled by the Palestinian National Authority, an interim governing body set up in accordance with the Oslo Accords.
Palestinian Satellite Channel Palestine Satellite Channel and its companion radio station, Voice of Palestine (launched 1995) are free-to-air (FTA) general entertainment channels in Arabic. The satellite channel is part of the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation, established in 1994.
Palestinian Society for the Protection of Human Rights The Palestinian Society for the Protection of Human Rights and the Environment is "dedicated to preserving human rights through legal advocacy." Also known as LAW (as in Law Society), this legal society is an affiliate to the International Commission of Jurists] (ICJ), [[The World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH) and is a member of the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network.
Palestinian territories The Palestinian territories is one of a number of designations for those portions of the British Mandate of Palestine captured and militarily occupied by Egypt and Jordan, and later, in the Six-Day War, by Israel.
Palestinian textbooks Palestinian textbooks have been accused of instilling anti-Semitic attitudes or inciting Palestinian children to commit violence or terrorism. As a result of these accusations, analyses of Palestinian textbooks have been performed by various research institutions.
Palestinian views of the peace process In the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, there are a variety of Palestinian views of the peace process. Some Palestinian leaders have said that the peace process is intended to achieve a permanent peace with the State of Israel; other Palestinians have maintained, throughout the entire process, the goal of destroying Israel.
Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation The Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation (PYALARA) is a youth-oriented Palestinian communication and media non-governmental organization designed to provide a creative outlet for young Palestinians frustrated by the harsh conditions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Palestinians are taught to express themselves through written, oral, and media communications published in a monthly newspaper The Youth Times and a weekly television program, Alli Sowtak (Speak Up).
Palestinians in Chile Among the Chileans of Arab origin (around 500,000), the largest group consists of the Palestinians. Most of them can trace their origins to four mainly Christian villages: Betlehem, Beit Yala, Beit Sahur and Beit Safafa (the latter being within Jerusalem city limits since 1980).
Palestra The Palestra is a historic arena on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, adjacent to Franklin Field in the University City section of Philadelphia. It is home to the Quakers men's and women's basketball teams as well as the volleyball and wrestling teams at Penn.
Palestra (Michigan) Palestra was a 4,000 seat multi-purpose arena located in Laurium, Michigan and later Marquette, Michigan. Originally built in Laurium in 1904, it is thought to be the first indoor venue built specifically for ice hockey in the United States.
Palestrina (opera) Palestrina is an opera by the German composer Hans Pfitzner, first performed at the Prinzregententheater, Munich on 12 June, 1917. The libretto, which is by Pfitzner himself, is based on a legend about the Renaissance composer Giovanni Palestrina and the musical discussions which took place at the Council of Trent.
Paleta Paletas are Mexican ice pops, usually made from fresh fruit. The name comes from palo, or "stick," and the diminutive ending -eta, referencing the little flat stick frozen into each item; the stores, carts, and kiosks where they are sold are known as paleterĂas, and the sellers are called paleteros.
Palette (computing) A palette, in computer graphics, is a designated subset of the total range of colors supported by a computer graphics system. Each color in the palette is assigned a number, and for each pixel, one of these numbers is stored.
Palette swap The palette swap is a practice often used in video games, whereby a graphic that is already used for one element is given a different palette so that it can be reused for other elements. The different palette gives the new graphic a unique set of colors, which make it recognizably distinct from the original.
Palette-shifting A technique used in computer graphics in which colors are changed in order to give the impression of animation. This technique was mainly used in early computer games, as storing one image and changing its palette required less memory and processor power than storing the animation as several frames.
Paletten Paletten is Sweden's oldest and longest-running art magazine, now in its seventh decade of continuous production. It is published in Swedish four times a year by Stiftelsen Paletten (The Paletten Foundation), located in Gothenburg.
Paley graph In mathematics, and specifically graph theory, Paley graphs, named after Raymond Paley, are dense undirected graphs constructed from the members of a suitable finite field by connecting pairs of elements that differ in a quadratic residue. The Paley graphs form an infinite family of conference graphs, which yield an infinite family of symmetric conference matrices.
Paley Park Paley Park is a pocket park in downtown Manhattan. Constructed in 1967, on the former site of the Stork Club, according to designs by Zion and Breene Associates, landscape architects, it is recognized as one of the finest urban spaces in the US.
Palfinger Established in 1932, the company has for many years been among the leading international manufacturers of hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems. As a multinational company group with its headquarters in Salzburg, Austria, PALFINGER has production and assembly sites in Europe, in North and South America as well as in Asia.
Palghat Anantharama Bhagavatar Palghat Anantharama Bhagavatar was a noted exponent of Carnatic vocal music who lived between 1850 and 1920. He was a native of Palakkad, Kerala and was known for his powerful voice and individual style in singing.
Palghat Kollengode Viswanatha Narayanaswamy Palghat Kollengode Viswanatha Narayanaswamy (November 15, 1923 - April 1, 2002) ("KVN") is one of the most renowned Carnatic vocalists of the 20th century. He was born in Palghat, Kerala, India, in a family of continuing music tradition.
Palghat Srirama Bhagavathar Palghat Srirama Bhagavathar (1889-1957) was born in Mundakayam village in Shoranur, Palghat, Kerala, India and was one of the most renowned Carnatic vocalists of his time. He took his early gurukulavasam with Palghat Anantarama Bhagavathar as well as leading Carnatic exponents like Maha Vaidyanatha Iyer.
Palgolak Palgolak is the god of knowledge in Perdido Street Station by China MiĂ©ville. Palgolak is typically depicted as either a human or a Vodyanoi (sort of a fat "Creature from the Black Lagoon"-type humanoid), sitting in a bathtub that floats mystically across the cosmos' infinite dimensions, observing and learning.
Palgongsan Palgongsan, also Palgong Mountain, is a mountain in southeastern South Korea, lying on an outlier of the Taebaek range. It stands on the border between Daegu metropolitan city and North Gyeongsang province (including the districts of Chilgok County, Gunwi County, Yeongcheon, and Gyeongsan).
Palgrave's Golden Treasury The Golden Treasury of English Songs and Lyrics is a popular anthology of English poetry, originally selected for publication by Francis Turner Palgrave in 1861. It was considerably revised, with input from Tennyson, about three decades later.
Palheiro Estate Madeira Palheiro Estate enjoys a beautiful hillside location with stunning views of the ocean and the city of Funchal. Since it was acquired by the Blandy family in 1885, successive generations have managed the transition from traditional farming to leisure based activities.
Pali Canon The Pali Canon is the standard scripture collection of the Theravada Buddhist tradition.Gombrich, Theravada Buddhism, 2nd edn, Routledge, London, 2006, page 3 It was not printed until the nineteenth century, but is now available in electronic form.
Paliath Achan Paliath Achan or Paliyath Achan (Malayalam: ŕ´Şŕ´ľŕ´˛ŕ´żŕ´Żŕ´¤ŕµŤâ€Ś ŕ´…ŕ´šŕµŤŕ´šŕ´¨ŕµŤâ€Ť): is the name given to the oldest male member of the Paliam family (Malayalam: ŕ´Şŕ´ľŕ´˛ŕ´żŕ´Żŕ´‚), a Nair family from the Indian state of Kerala that figured prominently in the history of the region.
PaliÄ‡ PaliÄ‡ (Serbian: PaliÄ‡ or ĐźĐ°Đ»Đ¸Ń›, Hungarian: Palics, Croatian: PaliÄ‡) is a town in Serbia, 8 km away from Subotica, and 18 km away from the border between Serbia and Hungary. It is a part of the Subotica Municipality, North BaÄŤka District, autonomous province of Vojvodina.
Palika Bazaar Palika Bazaar is an underground, air-conditioned market located between the inner and outer circle of Connaught Place, Delhi, India. Palika Bazaar hosts 390 numbered shops selling a diverse range of items; however, the market is dominated by electronic items and clothing.
Palilula, Belgrade Palilula (Serbian Cyrillic: ĐźĐ°Đ»Đ¸Đ»ŃĐ»Đ°) is an urban neighborhood and one of 17 municipalities which constitute the City of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is one of the 10 urban municipalities, but among them also one of 4 that have both urban and suburban sections.
PalimĂ© PalimĂ©, formerly known as KpalimĂ©, is a city in Togo near the Ghanaian border, centred on the weaving industry and the surrounding cocoa plantations. Notable features include the Roman Catholic church, built in 1913, and nearby Mount Agou, the highest point in the country.
Palimony Palimony is a slang term coined by attorney Marvin Mitchelson in 1977 when his client Michelle Triola (who called herself Michelle Triola Marvin at the time) filed an unsuccessful suit against actor Lee Marvin. The term is a portmanteau of pal and alimony.
Palimpsest A palimpsest is a manuscript page, scroll, or book that has been written on, scraped off, and used again. The word palimpsest comes through Latin from two Greek roots (palin + psEn) meaning "scraped again.
Palindrome A palindrome is a word, phrase, number or other sequence of units that has the property of reading the same in either direction (the adjustment of punctuation and spaces between words is generally permitted). The word "palindrome" was coined from Greek roots Greek Ď€Î¬Î»ÎąÎ˝ (palin) "back" and Î´ĎĂłÎĽÎżĎ‚ (dromos) "way, direction" by English writer Ben Jonson in the 1600s.
Palindromic number A palindromic number is a 'symmetrical' number like 16461, that remains the same when its digits are reversed. The term palindromic is derived from palindrome, which refers to a word like rotor that remains unchanged under reversal of its letters.
Palindromic prime A palindromic prime (sometimes called a palprime) is a prime number that is also a palindromic number. Palindromicity depends on the base of the numbering system and its writing conventions, while primality is independent of such concerns.
Palindromic sequence a palindrome is a word that is the same forward as it is backward such as the word racecar, the name Otto, or the saying attributed to Napoleon "Able was I ere I saw Elba". Certain sequences of DNA are the same whether they are read 5' (five-prime) to 3'(three prime) or 3' to 5'.
Palingenetic ultranationalism Palingenetic Ultranationalism is a theory concerning generic fascism formulated by professor Roger Griffin. The key elements are that fascism can be defined by it's core myth, namely that of national rebirth, or palingenesis.
Palinka PĂˇlinka is a traditional type of brandy that is produced in Hungary and Transylvania (region of Romania, where it is spelled PalincÄ). The origin of the word is Slavic stemming from the word pĂˇliĹĄ (in Slovak) which means to distill.
Palinopsia Palinopsia (Greek: palin for "again" and opsia for "seeing") is a visual disturbance that causes images to persist even after their corresponding stimulus has left. It is similar to an afterimage seen after looking into a bright light, but in palinopsia, color inversion is rare.
Palinurus Palinurus, in Roman mythology is the helmsman of a ship of the adventurer Aeneas, whose descendants would one day found the city of Rome. As the price for the safe passage of Aeneas and his people after fleeing from Troy to Italy to escape the devastation of Troy by the Greeks during their victory in the Trojan War, Venus, the mother of Aeneas, offers to Neptune, god of the sea, the death of Palinurus.
Palinurus barbarae Palinurus barbarae is a species of spiny lobster described in 2006, which was found by fisherman working the waters above the Walters Shoals, a series of submerged mountains 700Â km south of MadagascarÂ . The lobster weighs 4Â kg and reaches up to 40Â cm long excluding the long antennae, and is similar to P.
Palio Palio is the name given in Italy to an annual athletic contest, very often of a historical character, pitting the neighbourhoods of a town or the hamlets of a comune against each other. Typically they are fought in costume and commemorate some event or tradition of the Middle Ages, and thus often involve horse racing, archery, jousting, crossbow shooting, and similar medieval sports.
Palio di Siena The Palio di Siena (known locally as the Palio delle Contrade), the most famous palio in Italy, is a horse race held twice each year on July 2 and August 16 in Siena, in which the horse and rider represent one of the seventeen Contrade, or city wards. A magnificent pageant precedes the race, which attracts visitors and spectators from around the world.
Paliometocho Paliometocho (also referred as Palaiometocho) is a village found in the mid East of the Island of Cyprus]. Paliometocho is inhabited by about 6000 people, and it mainly functions as a suburb of [[Lefkosia, the capital of Cyprus.
Paliouri Paliouri (Greek, Modern: Î Î±Î»ÎąÎżĎŤĎÎą, Katharevousa: -on), older forms: Paliourio and Paliourion is a touristic village located in the southeast of the peninsula of Cassandreia and Chalkidiki (also a prefecture) in Greece. The population in 2001 was 361 for the village and 449 for the municipal district, the elevation is 10 m.
Paliperidone Paliperidone (trade name INVEGA) is an atypical antipsychotic developed by Janssen Pharmaceutica. Invega is an extended release formulation of paliperidone that uses the OROS extended release system to allow for once-daily dosing.
Palisa (crater) Palisa is the remnant of a lunar crater that is located to the west of the Ptolemaeus walled-basin. It lies to the north-northeast of Davy crater, and is attached to the lava-flooded satellite crater 'Davy Y' by a wide break in the southwest rim.
Palisade cell Palisade cells are a type of mesophyll (plant tissue) and can be found within the leaves of all green plants. They contain chloroplasts, each of which contains several different photosynthetic pigments (arranged in photosynthetic reaction centres), which absorb sunlight, converting the energy stored in photons to chemical energy through photosynthesis.
Palisade Glaciers The Palisade Glacier and the Middle Palisade Glacier are two glaciers on the northeast side of the Palisades in the central Sierra Nevada of California. They are the largest glaciers in the Sierra Nevada, and the southernmost glaciers in North America.
Palisade church A palisade church is a church building which is built with palisade walls, standing split logs of timber, rammed into the ground, set in gravel or resting on a sill. The palisade walls forms an integral part of the load-bearing system.
Palisades (California Sierra) The Palisades (or the Palisade Group) are a group of peaks in the central part of the Sierra Nevada range in the US state of California. They are located about 12 mi (20 km) southwest of the town of Big Pine, California.
Palisades Amusement Park Palisades Amusement Park was an amusement park located in Bergen County, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from New York City. It was atop the New Jersey Palisades and was partially in Cliffside Park and partly in Fort Lee.
Palisades Center The Palisades Center, often referred to as the Palisades Mall, in West Nyack, New York is the second largest shopping mall in the New York metropolitan area by total square footage, after Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, New York.
Palisades Highlands, Los Angeles, California The Palisades Highlands is an affluent housing development located in the upper Santa Ynez Canyon in the northern region of Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles, California. It consists primarily of houses and condominiums, has its own shopping center, and has access to several Topanga State Park trailheads.
Palisades Interstate Park Commission The Palisades Interstate Park Commission (or PIPC) was formed in 1900 by governors Theodore Roosevelt of New York and Foster M. Voorhees of New Jersey in response to the destruction of the Palisades by quarry operators in the late 19th century.
Palisades Park (song) "Palisades Park" is a song written by Chuck Barris and made popular by Freddy Cannon. It was first released in 1962 by Swan Records as a B-side to the song "June, July and August", but "Palisades Park" broke in Flint, Michigan when a radio station played the B-side by mistake and the B-side became popular.
Palisades Park High School Palisades Park High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from Palisades Park, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Palisades Park Public School District.
Palisades Park Public School District The Palisades Park Public School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Palisades Park, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.
Palisades Township, Bergen County, New Jersey (Historical) Palisades Township was a township that existed in Bergen County, New Jersey and was established on March 22, 1871 when Hackensack Township was subdivided into three new Townships. Englewood Township lasted just over fifty years, and was dissolved on March 11, 1922.
Palisades Water Index The Palisades Water Index (ZWI) is a modified equal-dollar weighted stock market index. It is designed to track the performance of companies engaged in the global water industry such as pump and filter manufacturers, water utilities, and irrigation equipment manufacturers.
Palisene Palisene is a large, master-planned retail and residential community by Phoenix-based Westcor, a subsidiary of The Macerich Company, on the border of Northern Phoenix and Scottsdale, set to open in the Fall of 2009 and will be one of the largest "lifestyle centers" in the nation. Originally named Paradise Ridge, Palisene is a large community with 72 acres planned for luxury retail and 2,200 acres of homes, offices, resort, eateries, and golf course surrounding the luxury shopping center.
Palissy ware Palissy ware is a term for ceramics produced by, or more often in the style of, the famous French potter Bernard Palissy c1510-1590. Palissy's distinctive style was much imitated by other potters both in his own period and in the nineteenth century.
Palito Palito is a veteran Filipino 70's-80's slapstick comedian/actor well-known for his unusually light and horizontally-challenged anatomy, thus earning him the self-deprecating screenname 'Palito', which is Spanish for 'stick', understood in Filipino as 'matchstick' or 'toothpick'.
Palito Ortega RamĂłn Bautista Ortega (born March 8, 1941 in TucumĂˇn, Argentina) is a famous Argentine singer and actor who is much better known as Palito Ortega. Ortega reached international fame, specially around Latin America and Spain, during the 1960s, when Rock and Roll music became prevalent among teenagers in the region.
Palitos A palito is a Puerto Rican musical instrument typically 25 cm long and 3 cm in diameter made of wood. One palito is held in one hand loosely resting on the palm of the hand which is struck by the other palito in order to create a resonating sound.
Palitzsch (crater) Palitzsch is a lunar crater that is located in the southeast part of the Moon, near the southeast rim of Petavius crater. Just to the southwest of Palitzsch is Hase crater, while to the east-southeast is Legendre crater.
Paliurus spina-christi Paliurus spina-christi, commonly known as Jerusalem Thorn, Garland Thorn, Christ's Thorn, or Crown of Thorns, is a species of Paliurus native to the Mediterranean region and southwest and central Asia, from Morocco and Spain east to Iran and Tajikistan.
Paliyan PALIYANs are the indegenous communities of the South India, especially in Tamilnadu and Kerala. as great honey hunters and food collectors they have transformed to as food cultivators and bee keepers apart from woking as wage labourers.
Palizzolo Gravina: Il Blasone in Sicilia Palizzolo Gravina, baron of Ramione, was a heraldic writer. His work Il Blasone in Sicilia edited In Palermo 1871-1875 contains over 2000 coats of arms of Sicilian families and is important for the study of Sicilian aristocracy.
Paljoryeong Paljoryeong is a mountain pass in southeastern South Korea, lying between the peaks of Bonghwasan and Sangwonsan, which are both slightly over 660 meters high. The pass itself is slightly less than 400 meters above sea level.
Palk Strait The Palk Strait is a 40-85 mi (64-137 km) wide strait that lies between India's Tamil Nadu state and the island nation of Sri Lanka. It connects the Bay of Bengal to the northeast with the Gulf of Mannar to the south.
Pall Corp. Pall Corporation , formerly Micro Metallic Company, is an East Hills, New York based manufacturer of filtration equipment. Its products are used in medicine, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, elecronics, and various other industries.
Pall mall (game) Pall mall (pronounced pal-mal) or palle maille was a game played in the 16th and 17th centuries, and a precursor to croquet. The name comes from the Italian pallamaglio, which literally means "ball-mallet".
Pall Mall, London Pall Mall (/pĂ¦l mĂ¦l/) is a street in the City of Westminster, London, situated in SW1 and parallel to The Mall, from St. James's Street across Waterloo Place to the Haymarket; while Pall Mall East continues into Trafalgar Square.
Pallacanestro Treviso Pallacanestro Treviso, more often known by its sponsorship name of Benetton Basket, is an Italian basketball club from Treviso, the headquarters city of its longtime owner Benetton. The club was founded in 1954 and purchased by Benetton in 1982, although it retains Pallacanestro Treviso as its legal name to this day.