Definition of Proas

1. Noun. (plural of proa) ¹



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Definition of Proas

1. proa [n] - See also: proa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proas

proadverb
proadverbs
proallergic
proangiogenesis
proangiogenetic
proangiogenic
proansamycin
proansamycins
proanthocyanidin
proanthocyanidins
proanthocyanin
proanthocyanins
proapoptosis
proapoptotic
proarrhythmic
proas (current term)
proatlas
proatlases
proavian
proavians
proazaphosphatrane
prob
prob'ly
probabiliorism
probabiliorist
probabiliorists
probabilism
probabilisms
probabilist
probabilistic

Literary usage of Proas

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1. A Voyage to Cochin China by John White (1824)
"Description of Pirate proas.—Commerce of Banka. ... from the island of Sumatra, we discovered three large proas, as the Malay vessels are called, ..."

2. History of a Voyage to the China Sea by John White (1823)
"... Banka—Description of Pirate proas—Commerce of Banka. HAVING replenished our stock of water and fresh provisions, and despatched some business which had ..."

3. Voyages to the East-Indies by Johan Splinter Stavorinus (1798)
"... obtain middling good timber for building proas; the chief building yards of the ... t They build their proas, which they call ..."

4. Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon Or Columbia River: Being a by Alexander Ross (1849)
"... among the natives—Parting visit from his Majesty—His meanness—Diving of the natives—Native proas : how made—Clothing—Customs and peculiarities—Character ..."

5. View of the Origin and Migrations of the Polynesian Nation: Demonstrating by John Dunmore Lang (1834)
"And for ages past the Malays have had a fishery established on the north coast of New Holland, which they visit annually with a large fleet of proas, ..."

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