- a ceremonial gift exchange practised among a group of islanders in the W Pacific, used to establish relations between islands
of Melanesian origin
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"The boy was from God, so God can take him," 40-year-old Kula told me when I journeyed to Dareta recently.400 Kids Killed by Lead Poisoning
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Such is the story of the origin of the caste, members of which often call it Sagara kula, or the family of Sagara.
They are bathed with turmeric water, and sacred threads are put on their shoulders by the Kula Maistri who officiates as priest.
He had left his helmet behind him, and wore only a khaki pugree with a khaki 'kula' in the centre of it.To Lhassa at Last
(It is called the kundalin or kula kundalin nrh in the original).
In the Kula district of Maui pigs are fattened upon the corn and potatoes raised in the district.The Hawaiian Islands
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