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RELICT. A widow; as A B, relict of C D.

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A[cedilla] The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities
Growing quietly in a horticultural unit in Lerwick, a relict of Shetland's ancient woodlands is springing to life once more.
Loving husband of the late Chris (nee Lawrence), relict to Kathleen Marioni (nee Bruce) Dear father to Rory and Kim, fatherin-law to Pam and Michael, much loved uncle and friend to many.
New species have been added to the Scottish flora comparatively recently, for example a relict population of the pincushion plant (Diapensia laponica), found normally in Alaska and Scandinavia, was discovered in Glenfinnan in 1953.
It is unique in having carried a diverse relict flora and fauna, including the world's largest herd of sturgeon.
The Relict Dunes, once home to a large caravan site, will be monitored and work undertaken to conserve and enhance the sand dunes in their renaturalised state.
Thomas also observed that the place was unique in the sense that it was not monotonous but it had a diverse landscape preserving evidence of major climate changes in relict landforms and sediments.
Invertebrates of the relict steppe ecosystems of Beringia, and the reconstruction of Pleistocene landscapes.
Alongside the archaeological sites of Ur, Tell Eridu and Uruk, which contain relict landscapes from Sumerian cities of the 4th and 3rd millennia BCE, southern Iraq is home to wetland marsh areas totaling thousands of square miles.
The area is a home to several species of threatened water birds, such as the white-naped crane, relict gull, far eastern curlew and mute swan.
The Levels were once famous for their farm-based orchards, and the partners are looking to work with farmers who have existing or relict orchards and would like to plant more apple and pear trees.