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Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, looked up and saw a leader of the Hindu faith blowing a ceremonial conch shell on stage before discussing discrimination — not only in the black community but for all people of color.
Jewish and Hindu participants blew a shofar and a conch shell, respectively, sending strikingly similar blasts resounding over the Mall.
In the Bahamas, Eleuthera is our go-to place to experience the local culture: Feast on conch fritters, see where the Caribbean meets the Atlantic, and enjoy a more quiet experience than neighboring Nassau.
Most of the shoreline isn’t beach, but rather makeshift levees of conch shells, broken concrete, and old tires, sometimes held together by fishing nets and much too jagged for unaccustomed bare feet.
The Daily Meal’s pick for Florida was the conch chowder at Conch Republic Seafood Company in Key West.
The Bahamas is known for conch salad, and this happens to be one of the best spots.
Florida fighting conches, lightning whelks and the rare, spotted junonia -- but also shells from Asia, South America, and the Pacific Northwest.
Out of the conch shell, into the frying pan An unusually skilled conductor and conceptualist, Schick is also a masterful musician on seemingly any percussion instrument.
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Origin and Etymology of conch
First Known Use: 1707
CONCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conch for English Language Learners
: a type of shellfish that lives in a large shell which has the form of a spiral; also : the shell of a conch
CONCH Defined for Kids
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