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Daemon
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mesa

(noun) A broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more clifflike sides, common in the southwest United States.

Synonyms: table

Usage: They scaled forest-clad heights until they emerged on a naked mesa.
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mesa
Definition: (noun) A broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more clifflike sides, common in the southwest United States.
Synonyms: table
Usage: They scaled forest-clad heights until they emerged on a naked mesa.
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Cape Town City & Table Mountain




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Me·sa (mā′sə)
A city of south-central Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix.
me·sa (mā′sə)
n.
A broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more clifflike sides, common in the southwest United States.
[Spanish, table, mesa, from Old Spanish, table, from Latin mēnsa.]
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mesa (ˈmeɪsə)
n
(Physical Geography) a flat tableland with steep edges, common in the southwestern US
[from Spanish: table]

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raghd muhi al-deen
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Definition: (noun) A broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more clifflike sides, common in the southwest United States.
Synonyms: table
Usage: They scaled forest-clad heights until they emerged on a naked mesa.

with my pleasure
raghd muhi al-deen
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Definition: (noun) A broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more clifflike sides, common in the southwest United States.
Synonyms: table
Usage: They scaled forest-clad heights until they emerged on a naked mesa.

with my pleasure
thar
Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 12:36:55 PM

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From Latin Mensa -table. Except someone seems to have misheard it a bit! Whistle

What is so bizarre is what languages it got into.
Romance languages, obviously.
Gaelic - a surprise
Swahili, Sinhalese, Malay - WTF?


I am sure these people ate in their own language, but imported word for table, or altar? Think


Quote:
Descendants
Aromanian: measã
Asturian: mesa
Catalan: mesa
Dalmatian: maisa
French: moise
Gothic: 𐌼𐌴𐍃 (mēs)
Indonesian: meja
Irish: mias
Italian: mensa
Malay: meja
Occitan: mensa
Portuguese: mesa
Romanian: masă
Romansch: maisa
Sardinian: mesa
Scottish Gaelic: mias
Sinhalese: මේසය (mēsaya)
Spanish: mesa, mensa, menso
Swahili: meza
Slovene: miza
Turkish: masa
ChristopherJohnson
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Of Spanish origin, of course.
Irma Crespo
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mesa

Definition: (noun) A broad, flat-topped elevation with one or more clifflike sides, common in the southwest United States.
Synonyms: table
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