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1) pineapple. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American tropics and subtropics. The spiny leaves of various species of the genus Ananas yield a hard fiber called gravata in South America and pina, or pineapple...

2) Wahiawa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Wahiawa, (wa´hewa´) (KEY) , residential city (1990 pop. 17,386), Honolulu co., Hawaii, on central Oahu, in an area that produces pineapple. It is a commercial and...

3) bromeliad. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bromeliad, common name for plants of the family Bromeliaceae (pineapple family)....

4) Lahaina. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Maui Island, Hawaii, in a sugarcane and pineapple region. It was the scene of the first European settlement in the islands and served as capital from 1810 until the...

5) Kaneohe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Once the site of a pineapple plantation and cannery, it is a residential seaside community. A nearby U.S. marine corps air station was attacked by the Japanese on...

6) Lanai. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Maui island across the Auau Channel; Mt. Lanaihale (3,370 ft/1,027 m) is the island's highest point. For many years the island was used for sugarcane raising and...

7) Spanish moss. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish moss, fibrous grayish-green epiphyte (Tillandsia usneoides) that hangs on trees of tropical America and the Southern states, also called Florida, southern,...

8) Ceiba, La. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Standard Fruit and Steamship Company, which is based in the city. The surrounding plantations were nearly ruined by disease in the 1930s but have largely recovered....

9) Camaguey, province, Cuba. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The area is a vast prairie and is Cuba's largest province. The major economic activities are cattle raising (practiced there since the early colonial period), the...

10) Bukidnon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Malaybalay is the provincial capital. Much of the area is on a high plateau (alt. c.2,000 ft/610 m). With very fertile soil and a heavy, evenly distributed annual...

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