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 Autumn.Av’alanche (3 syl.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
A’va,
 
in Burmah, has marble quarries of which idols are made, and only priests are allowed to trade there. (Symes, vol. ii. p. 376.)   1
       
“As on Ava’s snore,
       
Where none but priests are privileged to trade
In that best marble of which gods are made.”
       
T. Moore: Lalla Rookh, part 1.
 


 Autumn.Av’alanche (3 syl.) 

 
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