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General Crossword Questions for “olives”

  • Trees grown for their oil-producing fruit
  • The fruit of 24 down does not die
  • Oil producers under pressure have hearts of stone

Encyclopedia

  • Kalamata olives. The Olive (pronounced /ˈɒlɨv/) is the fruit of the Olive tree (Olea europaea) and is a major component of the agriculture and gastronomy along the Mediterranean both in Europe and North Africa, as well as in the Middle East. — “Olive (fruit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • As far back as 3000 BC, olives were grown commercially in Crete; they may have been the Olives are now cultivated in many regions of the world with Mediterranean climates, such. — “Olive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Mount of Olives (also Mount Olivet, Hebrew: הר הזיתים‎, Har HaZeitim ;Arabic: جبل الزيتون, الطور‎, Jebel az-Zeitun) is a mountain ridge in east Jerusalem with three From Biblical times until today, Jews have been buried on the Mount of Olives. — “Mount of Olives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Olives cheaper: oranges need artificial irrigation. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • Just so, Syme thought, would the brown-gold face of such a tyrant have shown against the dark green olives and the burning blue. — “The Man who was Thursday” by GK Chesterton
  • There are no olives this year, and there is not a drop of vinegar to be had in the whole village. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • A few dingy olives and stunted fig-trees struggled hard for existence, but their withered dusty foliage abundantly proved how unequal was the conflict. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • So did everyone else, even 'Croaker' as the girls called the old lady, and the unfortunate dinner ended gaily, with bread and butter, olives and fun. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • Toward the south-eastern point, where there was a large valley with a lake whose outlet was subterranean, the climate was like that of California, and citrus fruits, figs, and olives grew abundantly. — “Herland” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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