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Example sentences from the Web for banian
On banian or fish days, our men preferred eating these roots with oil and vinegar to the best stock-fish.
I had not gazed upon the blue diamonds since the day when I had restored the two stones shown to the banian merchant in Lahore.Tales of Destiny|Edmund Mitchell
To this banian all the Company's servants are made subject; they are bound to obey all his orders, and those of his committee.
Outside he saw his old father a little way off, standing under a banian tree, barefooted and wrapped in a piece of namabali.Mashi and Other Stories|Rabindranath Tagore
A branch of the Banian tree fell, but Tatangia sprung aside and escaped.Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before|George Turner