oaks

Powerful trees which grew extensively in OT times, and those on the plain of Sharon were comparable to the great forest of Lebanon (Isa. 35:2). Some oaks were invested with a kind of sanctity (Gen. 12:6, NRSV, NJB, which REB gives as ‘terebinth’).

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  • Oaks — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Oaks (Kalifornien) Oaks (Kentucky) Oaks (Louisiana) Oaks (Maryland) Oaks (Mississippi) Oaks (Missouri) Oaks (North Carolina) Oaks (Oklahoma) Oaks (Oregon) Oaks (Pennsylvania) Oaks (Texas) in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Oaks — d Epsom Les Oaks d Epsom est une course hippique anglaise de Groupe I qui se court au mois de juin sur la distance de 2.423 mètres à Epsom Downs. L allocation 2007 est de 544 051 €. Il s agit d une des courses de plat très prestigieuse, réservée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oaks II — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Oaks — Oaks, MO U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 136 Housing Units (2000): 57 Land area (2000): 0.095161 sq. miles (0.246465 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.095161 sq. miles (0.246465 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • oaks — s.f.pl. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nell ippica, corsa riservata alle puledre di tre anni, disputata sulla distanza di 2400 m in Inghilterra e su quella di 2200 m in Italia {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1927. ETIMO: ingl. oaks propr. pl. di oak… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Oaks, MO — U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 136 Housing Units (2000): 57 Land area (2000): 0.095161 sq. miles (0.246465 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.095161 sq. miles (0.246465 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Oaks, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 412 Housing Units (2000): 137 Land area (2000): 1.608302 sq. miles (4.165484 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.608302 sq. miles (4.165484 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Oaks — (spr. ohks), die vom Grafen Derby begründeten, nach dessen Schlosse benannten, ebenfalls wie die Derby Rennen in Epsom stattfindenden Pferderennen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Oaks — Oaks, the a horse race for fillies (=young female horses) held every year at Epsom in the UK, one of the most important events in British ↑flat racing (=racing on level ground, not jumping over fences) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Oaks — For the tree, see oak. Oaks may refer to: Contents 1 Horse races 2 Places 3 Sports teams 4 Others 5 …   Wikipedia

  • Oaks — a major English horse race without jumps run every year at Epsom. It was first run in 1779. * * * ▪ English horse race       one of the English Classic horse races (along with the Derby, Saint Leger, Two Thousand Guineas, and One Thousand… …   Universalium

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