Definition of Ohias
1. ohia [n] - See also: ohia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ohias
|oh my heck|
oh my hell
oh my life
oh my stars
ohias (current term)
Literary usage of Ohias
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. All about Hawaii (1901)
"... usually nests in the tall forest ohias, but the writer has seen numerous nests in the small, ..."
2. The Hawaiian Archipelago: Six Months Amongst Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, and by Isabella Lucy Bird (1906)
"There were palms, breadfruit trees, ohias, ... coiling up to the tops of tall ohias with tufted leaves like yuccas, and crimson spikes of gaudy blossom. ..."
3. The Hawaiian Guide Book, for Travelers: Containing a Brief Description of by Henry Martyn Whitney (1875)
"The wilderness of Koolau, Maui, contains a forest of ohias, (native wild apple trees,) countless in number, stretching from the sea far up the mountain ..."
4. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1887)
"We have figs, mangoes, guavas, pawpaws, oranges, ohias, and bananas all npr now. I am afraid I am making this letter too long, so I will say, " Aloha. ..."
5. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"The greatest height of any tree-fern that I have measured is eighteen feet of caudex; but I have seen ohias with an estimated height of eighty or ninety ..."