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Today, Somerhalder is co-parent, along with wife Nikki Reed, to a whole ark of animals, including two cats, plus a rotating cast of foster kittens.
Mark Levin on Hayek and ‘Americanism’ ark Levin is kind of sneaky.
On June 29, Ark Encounter transferred the ark property for $10 to Crosswater Canyon.
Objects scattered across multiple buildings and 10 different spots on the campus will be assembled into the single 86,000-square-foot museum space, shaped like an ark.
The sitters look out mutely from Nelson’s ark, and scant concession is made to the fact of their contemporaneity.
The sun has finally returned to Rice County, banishing notions of ark construction and bringing to our feeders an enormous number and variety of hungry birds.
There are grapevines and cupids, as well as depictions of Noah and his ark, Daniel and the lions and Christ and his apostles.
The ark will be on display, first in Moscow and later in St. Petersburg, until the end of July.
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A boat or ship held to resemble the one in which Noah and his family were preserved from the Flood is known as an ark. From this meaning comes the figurative meaning of ark as something that affords protection or safety. Ark is derived from the Latin word arca, meaning “chest,” which is akin to the Latin verb arcēre, meaning “to hold off or defend.” These Latin roots also gave us the use of ark to refer to the sacred chest representing to the Hebrews the presence of God among them and also to a repository that traditionally is in, or against, the wall of a synagogue for the scrolls of the Jewish Torah.
Origin and Etymology of ark
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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