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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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It is still possible to see snowy landscape in Bitlis while people began to swim in the sea in the western parts of the country.
Distribution in TurkeyAntalya, Tokat and Bitlis (Darilmaz andIncekara, 2011; Tasar, 2011).
Mahmut Alpayci, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bitlis State Hospital, Bitlis, Turkey Phone: +90 434 246 84 20 E-mail: mahmutalpayci@gmail.
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.
Premier Erdogan's remarks came after a bomb attack killed five police officers in Guroymak town of the eastern province of Bitlis and terrorists attacked on several military outposts in Cukurca town of the southeastern province of Hakkari, killing 24 soldiers.
Around 25 others were killed in Van, while a child died in the nearby province of Bitlis.