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  • proper noun Hindu female given name


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literally "Full Moon". Can mean "Night of the Full Moon."


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  • If a gritty urban settings leaves you skittish, call Poonam Chawla and she, with the help of her son Nikhil Bhowmick, will guide you on a tour of the neighborhood.

    NYT > Home Page By ELAINE SCIOLINO 2012

  • Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Model Poonam Pandey went to extremes of self-promotion earlier this year when she promised to strip naked if India won the Cricket World Cup.

    India's Most Googled, 2011 2011

  • Poonam said ... hi Myriam, I got her from the pasta round up. thanks for this wonderful recipe!

    orecchiette with goat cheese and mushrooms myriam 2007

  • My Sis in law makes it every Poonam and we eat the prasad everytime!!!!!

    Banana-Sooji Sheera Cardamom 2007

  • We just discovered (thanks to Poonam), that Indra Sinha quoted us in a piece in Tehelka.

    Archive 2007-10-01 2007

  • Poonam aria said... on omg this is by far the most stunning pictures i have ever seen. i can imagine how rereshing and dlicious this is.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #116 Haalo 2008

  • Poonam - those savoury muffins are my recent favorites, besides the cakes:

    Lachha Paratha (Layered Flatbread) with Potato and Peas Curry 2008

  • However, her mother, Poonam, and father, Shambu Tatma, both in their twenties and earning about 50p a day as casual labourers, rejected the opportunity to exhibit her to pilgrims as a lucky charm and instead sought treatment.

    Archive 2008-02-01 Jan 2008

  • Thanks Poonam - happy to hear the lentils went well!

    Mixology Monday XXVI Haalo 2008

  • Hi Poonam - all the ingredients are delicious by themselves so you can't go wrong by putting them all together

    Not-a-Tiramisu Haalo 2008


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