\dɪstˈa͡ɪnʃən], \dɪstˈa‍ɪnʃən], \d_ɪ_s_t_ˈaɪ_n_ʃ_ə_n]\

Definitions of DISTINETION

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1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman

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  • One who bears flame or light; name given to members a genus humming birds, from their being furnished with tuft flery crimson-colored feathers round neck like gorget. little flame-bearer inhabits inner side extinct volcano Chiriqui, in Veragua, about 9000 feet above the level of sea. It measures only 1/2 inches length. There are various other species, all tropical American.
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