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[sel-uh] /ˈsɛl ə/
noun, Douay Bible.
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  • The nose-leaf has a narrower outline and its Sella is more wedge-shaped; the lancet slender with a wedge-shaped tip.

  • At last, one day in May, Sella did not appear at the noonday meal.

    The Silent Readers William D. Lewis
  • Sella's photograph of the Caucasus range thus islanded is the best-known example of that kind of view.

    The Alps Martin Conway
  • Who took two wives: the name of the one was Ada, and the name of the other Sella.

  • A special form of the Sella was the famous curule chair (Sella curlis), having curved legs of ivory (Fig. 71).

    The Private Life of the Romans Harold Whetstone Johnston
  • The cathedra, which was probably identical with the Sella muliebris mentioned by Suetonius, was mostly used by women.

    Carriages & Coaches Ralph Straus
  • Well be poor little emigrant girls that want to Sella 154 da nice-a goods, lady!

    Winona of the Camp Fire Margaret Widdemer
  • Their guides, in all probability, would be returning over the Sella Pass, and would charge far less for the journey.

    The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
  • Sella also brought forth Tubalcain, who was a hammerer and artificer in every work of brass and iron.

British Dictionary definitions for Sella


/French sela/
Phillipe (filip). French Rugby Union football player; played 111 internationals for France (1982–95)
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Sella in Medicine

sella sel·la (sěl'ə)
n. pl. sel·lae (sěl'ē)
A saddle-shaped anatomical structure; saddle.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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