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bilis

A term used by Central American Latinos for symptoms attributed to anger or rage (“bilis”) including nervous tension, screaming, trembling, gastric dysfunction, or if extreme, unconsciousness.

bilis (bēˑ·lēs),

n according to Curanderismo, the Mexican-American healing system, sickness marked by constipation and bitter taste in mouth, believed to be caused by feelings of anger or fear.
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The directorate emphasized in its statement that heavy snowfall and blizzards will be seen on Thursday in some provinces that include Ay-ry, Bitlis, Hakkari and Van and in the eastern parts of E[currency]yrnak, Siirt and MuE-.
Ferhat Tepe, the Bitlis correspondent for Ozgur Gundem newspaper, was abducted on 28 July, 1993, while trying to cover human rights violations committed by the Turkish state.
1 billion liras benefited from the system in the sixth region, which encompassed the provinces of AArA[+ or -], Ardahan, Batman, Bingol, Bitlis, DiyarbakA[+ or -]r, Hakkari, IAdA[+ or -]r, Kars, Mardin, MuA, Siirt, AanlA[+ or -]urfa, AA[+ or -]rnak and Van.
Kinneir, 1813:393-394) Lieutenant-Colonel Shiel gives an account of the town similar to Kinneir some twenty years later, but points out that the castle is in ruins: "The city of Bitlis has a very remarkable appearance: it is placed in a wide ravine, which is open to the east but closed by high mountains to the west; the houses are dispersed over the sides of the steep banks of the stream which runs through it, and on several neighboring hills.
In March, Turkish security forces killed 15 female Kurdish militants in southeastern Bitlis province while rebels killed five special forces police officers in Sirnak province the same month.
Another avalanche closed the highway linking the southeastern provinces of Bitlis and Diyarbakir for ten hours today but resulted in no casualties, according to the report.
Houses also collapsed in the province of Bitlis, where at least one person, an eight-year-old girl was killed, authorities said.
Around 25 others were killed in Van, while a child died in nearby Bitlis.
Around 25 others were killed in Van, while a child died in the nearby province of Bitlis.