A term describing any of several small nations in Latin America that have economies based on a few agricultural crops.
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These are young fathers, rural farmers, usually growing banana or coffee or subsistence crops.
Read on to find out what you need to know before whipping up bug-infused banana bread.
Many in the neighboring North Caucasus republics say they envy Chechnya its strong leader.
To the north, Jowzjan borders on the Amu Darya River and Turkmenistan, a former part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’|Bruce Riedel|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Trista goes about making the shake, mashing up a banana, adding cherry syrup, a bit of milk, and soft-serve ice cream.
The broad veranda was shaded by a clump of tall banana-trees, swaying to and fro in the gentle breeze.
The plant from which is made what is called Manila hemp belongs to the same family as the banana and the plantain.
What had turned the Italian republics of the middle ages into lordships and duchies?The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The next time the fruit disappeared, I found a banana all smashed up in Kari's pavilion.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
Down in the court a silvery fountain played among palms and banana trees.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter