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THE

ANTANANARIVO ANNUAL

AND

MADAGASCAR MAGAZINE.

A RECORD OF INFORMATION ON THE TOPOGRAPHY AND NATURAL PRODUCTIONS
OF MADAGASCAR, AND THE CUSTOMS, TRADITIONS, LANGUAGE,

AND RELIGIOUS BELIEFS OF ITS PEOPLE.

EDITED BY THE

REV. J. SIBREE, F.R.G.S.

AND
REV. R. BARON, F.L.S.,

Missionaries of the L.M.S.

No. IX.-CHRISTMAS, 1885.

ANTANANARIVO:
PRINTED AT THE L. M. S. PRESS.

1883.
All rights reserved.

ANTANANARIVO : IPRINTED AT THE PRESS OF THE LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY BY MALAGASY PRINTERS.

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10.-THE NEW MALAGASY - ENGLISH DICTIONARY. By Rev. J. SIBREE, L.M.S. ..

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11.-NATIVE PRODUCTS USED IN MALAGASY INDUSTRIES. By Rev. J. Wills, L.M.S.........

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12.—THE SWAHELI ELEMENT IN THE NEW MALAGASY

ENGLISH DICTIONARY. By Rev. L. DAHLE, N.M.S. .... 13.–NATURAL HISTORY NOTES: The Oldest Inhabitant of the

Regent's Park Gardens, p. 16-New Genera of Malagasy
Plants-New Malagasy Plants- The Orchids of Madagascar
The 'Agy' Tree, Madagascar Silk-wormsProtective Re-
semblance in Insects .....

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14.- BRIEF SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT EVENTS IN MADAGASCAR DURING 1885 .... .......

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15.--LITERARY NOTES ..

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16.-VARIETIES: Customs in Africa and New Guinea similar to

the 'Tsò-dràno'The Vàtolàhy'- Vólom-paràsy' .......... 127 17.-RAINFALL OF ANTANANARIVO FOR THE YEAR 1885. 128

ILLUSTRATIONS.

FRONTISPIECE.-MAP OF VALALAFOTSY, ETC. By Rev. R.

BARON.
TO FACE PAGE 83.-MAP OF WEST ANKARATRA. By MR. W.

JOHNSON.

... The Editors do not hold themselves responsible for every opinion expressed by those who contribute to the pages of the ANNUAL, but only for the general character of the articles as a whole.

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