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 Mother of Cities [Amu-al-Bulud].Mother of the Gracchi. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mother of Pearl.
 
The inner iridescent layers of the shells of many bivalve molluscs, especially that of the pearl oyster.   1
 


 Mother of Cities [Amu-al-Bulud].Mother of the Gracchi. 

 
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