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Naja

(na'ja) [L fr Sanskrit naga, snake]
A genus of venomous snakes of the family Elapidae, native to Africa, India, Asia, and Australia, commonly known as cobras. Their venom contains tissue-destroying enzymes that cause local necrosis at the site of a bite and produce cardiotoxic and neurotoxic polypeptides. See: cobra; Ophiophagus

Naja naja

The cobra, a venomous snake found primarily on the Indian subcontinent.
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NAJA: It's like the ugliest bathing suit I've ever seen.
Whatever the truth might be, Naja's stepmother was only two years older than she, and had the same refined air of aristocratic lethargy.
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She had only come to Britain to protect her twin sister, Naja's wife Ewa, amid fears he was beating her.
The NAJA gave the award to Giago, who since 1981 has founded three Indian newspapers, including The Lakota Times, the first successful Indian-owned weekly newspaper in the United States.
Others to advance with wins in their qualifying matches yesterday include Egehan's fellow-Turks Cem Hizlialp and Oray Cezik, Kiwi Matthew Kirk, German Till Richter, Swede Rickard Strand and Lebanese Darrion Naja.
Cairo Four days after a deadly attack on a church in an upper Egyptian town, police are keeping a high profile in Naja Hamad and its surroundings, rocked by violent rioting in the aftermath of the slaying of six Coptic Christians, local witnesses said yesterday.
"At the moment the UAE relies on international institutions to certify organic products but we need to launch one of our own." AaAa Mohammed Abdol Naja, CEO of Al Yasra, said leading certification bodies and organic experts at the exhibition would be present at the exhibition.
LAHORE, October 23, 2009 (Frontier Star): On the direction of Capital City Police Officer (CCPO), Muhammad Pervez Rathore, Investigation Police Shadman has arrested two culprits, including the ring leader of Naveed alias Naja dacoit gang involved in multiple acts of dacoity, street crimes and mobile snatching and has recovered 10 cell phones and illegal weapons from them.