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NOUN   Saba | -
Saba {f} [une île néerlandaise qui se situe dans le nord des Petites Antilles]
Saba [a Caribbean island which is the smallest special municipality of the Netherlands]
banane {f} plantain
Saba banana [plantain originating in the Philippines]
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Usage Examples English
  • Ali is admired for his use of maqam saba - his voice was considered especially suited to saba.
  • In 1991, Michuki aligned himself to the politics of the original Forum for the Restoration of Democracy (FORD) that emerged from the Saba saba protest politics.
  • Traditionally, healing rituals of some "bomoh" involved music and dance, such as the "main puteri" or "main peteri" (a trance-dance from Kelantan and Terengganu often connected to mak yong), the "main lukah" (a fisherman's dance from Pahang), and the "main saba" (which re-enacts the heavenly princesses kayangan" dancing around a saba tree).
  • The Philippines uniquely processes saba bananas into banana ketchup. It was originally invented in World War II as a substitute for tomato ketchup.
  • "Ginataang saba" is a Filipino dessert made from ripe saba or cardaba bananas stewed in sweetened coconut milk.
  • "Minatamis na saging" (literally "sweetened banana") is a Filipino dessert made with chopped saba bananas cooked in a sweet syrup ("arnibal") made with muscovado sugar and water.
  • Both the possession and consumption of cannabis, also known as "saba" (...), are currently illegal in Fiji, if charged, the minimum prison sentencing is three months.
  • The club was established in 2016, as the activities of Maccabi Kfar Saba was taken over by Hapoel Kfar saba. and entered the league's second division ahead of the 2016–17 season.
  • "Ginanggang" is made from a type of banana in the Philippines called "saba" (a cooking banana also known as the Cardaba banana).
  • Anolis sabanus, the Saba anole or Saban anole, is a species of anole lizard that is endemic to the island of Saba, a Dutch municipality in the Caribbean Lesser Antilles.
  • Including marine turtles and introduced species, there are 11 reptile species reported on Saba. One species, the Saban Anole ("Anolis sabanus"), is endemic to Saba.
  • Excavations in Kafr Saba have revealed the remains of a large Roman bathhouse.
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