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  • adj. Causing or relating to malaria.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by or abounding with malaria; producing or communicating malarial disease: as, a malarious region or climate; a malarious state of the atmosphere.


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  • Upon turning to the mortuary tables of the Fifth Biennial Report of the State Board of Health, we find that the average total death-rate in the larger cities and towns where the records are carefully kept is 15.5 per thousand -- for the whites 12.5, and for so-called malarious section the death-rate is actually less than the average for the whole number.

    The Southern Sanitarium. Vol. 1, no. 4 (January 1, 1897)

  • It is interesting to note that in those located in the so-called malarious section the death-rate is actually less than the average for the whole number.

    North Carolina and its Resources.

  • To drive home his point, Mr. Perry shows us the sad state of malarious Apac, Uganda.

    Man Versus Mosquito

  • And there is enough people coming over from malarious (ph) areas who carry parasites in their bodies that come into the United States.

    Malaria: The 500,000-Year-Old 'Fever' That Won't Die

  • So, I mean, I remember traveling in malarious places, the walls are always speckled with smooshed mosquitoes, because it's just so easy to kill them when they're resting on the walls, and also you can see them better.

    Malaria: The 500,000-Year-Old 'Fever' That Won't Die

  • Get rid of malaria and malarious areas of the world will begin to prosper.

    Scourge of Humankind

  • Location still matters a great deal in the incidence of malaria, but it is no coincidence that the most intensely malarious locations in the world today — sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, parts of South America — are also some of the poorest.

    Scourge of Humankind

  • No matter if malaria were designed directly by God or indirectly by a sloppy process He put in motion, many children of mothers in malarious regions of Africa are going to be just as dead.

    2007 October - Telic Thoughts

  • In the winter of 1865 he fell into a highly nervous condition, in the midst of which he was assailed by a malarious fever which brought him within sight of the grave.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Another excellent practice in the East, and indeed amongst barbarians and savages generally, is training children to sleep with mouths shut: in after life they never snore and in malarious lands they do not require

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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