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cherry

Nutrition
A fleshy stone fruit that has been touted as a superfood by nutriotionists due to its high concentration of anti-oxidants and anthrocyanins, which have analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects in rats.

Sexology
A widely used, rude colloquial term for the hymen, a membranous tissue which partially covers the vaginal orifice and is traditionally a sign of virginity; however, the hymen can be broken not only by sexual intercourse, but also by tampon use, masturbation and vigourous exercise; some women are born without one.
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Ashlea Wright, sales manager at Cherry Tree Park, said: "The RSPB is a fantastic organisation which leads the way in UK wildlife conservation and we are so pleased to have a continued partnership with the charity.
A spokesperson for The Guinness Partnership said: "We want to make sure all our customers have high-quality homes and, in the case of Cherry Tree Court, this would mean extensive work, causing significant disruption and inconvenience over a long period of time.
"The plan was to place an undressed Christmas Tree in the Cherry Tree Shopping Centre and invite the local community to donate individually PS1, along with a Christ mas bauble, that could be dedicated to a loved one.
Also near Cherry Tree is the beautiful Norfolk Broads national park where you can hire boats for a chug around the tranquil, wildlife-rich waters or visit some of the many attractions.
FAMILY FAVOURITE Swimming pool at Parkdean Cherry Tree Holiday Park in Norfolk
Cherry Tree & Associates is Minnesota's eighth-largest broker-dealer investment bank providing strategic and M&A advisory services to middle-market firms.
The cherry Blossom Festival, held in late March or early April, includes a parade on Pennsylvania Avenue that passes through Pennsylvania Avenue NHS, a kite festival, food, interpretive walks and talks, nonpersonal services (such as waysides/interpretive signs), and millions who come to see miles of blooming ornamental cherry trees over a two-week period.
The cherry tree draws plein-air painters each year to put its succession of whites, summer greens and fall yellows down on canvas.
Just strap on a few units to a small cherry tree after small green cherries emerge and pest fighting begins immediately.
The Palestinian boys were grazing their flocks on Khelly hill, near a cherry tree field of the nearby Ma'on settlement when two settlers in a car approached the boys, videotaped them and drove off, it added.
"We're using the cherry tree as a living memorial to the treaty," Charles Doleac, president of the Japan-America Society of New Hampshire, recently told Kyodo News, explaining how the iconic tree is now associated with the gift Japan gave to Washington in 1912.
One day his school takes a trip to Cherry Tree Manor, a journey that Josh looks forward to with great anticipation because he is fascinated by the disappearance of the manor's owner, General Edgar Pennington, twelve years earlier.