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/ˈeləfənt/,
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elephants, plural; elephant, plural;
  1. A heavy plant-eating mammal with a prehensile trunk, long curved ivory tusks, and large ears, native to Africa and southern Asia. It is the largest living land animal

  2. A size of paper, now standardized at 28 × 23 inches (approximately 711 × 584 mm)


  1. five-toed pachyderm
  2. the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874
  3. Elephants are large land mammals in two genera of the family Elephantidae: Elephas and Loxodonta. Three species of elephant are living today: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant and the Asian elephant (also known as the Indian elephant). ...
  4. "Elephant" is a 1989 short film directed by Alan Clarke. The film is set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. ...
  5. Elephant is the fourth album by the American alternative rock band The White Stripes. Released on April 1, 2003 on V2 Records, the album marks the band's major label debut. ...
  6. Elephant is a 2003 American drama film written and directed by Gus Van Sant. It takes place in the fictional Watt High School, in the city of Portland, Oregon, and chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting, based in part on the 1999 Columbine High School massacre. ...
  7. Gaja (a Sanskrit word for elephant) is one of the significant animals finding references in Hindu scriptures and Buddhist and Jain texts. In general, a gaja personifies a number of positive attributes including abundance, fertility and richness; boldness and strength; and wisdom and royalty. ...
  8. Elephant is the title of a British public information film about the importance of wearing a seatbelt in the rear of a car. It was first broadcast in 1993 and continued until 1998, when it was replaced by the Julie campaign.
  9. A mammal of the order Proboscidea, having a trunk, and two large ivory tusks jutting from the upper jaw; Anything huge and ponderous; A printing-paper size measuring 30 inches x 22 inches; used when counting to add length
  10. (Elephants) Large institutional investors that purchase stocks in high volumes. Examples include mutual funds, banks, insurance companies, and pension plans.
  11. (Elephants) Refers to large institutional investors.  An individual investor should never follow behind them and imitate their behavior, because they are likely to step in whatever the elephant leaves behind.
  12. Elephants are the most widely used source of transportation of felled teak.  They have a much lower environmental impact on the forests than machines.
  13. To dream of riding an elephant, denotes that you will possess wealth of the most solid character, and honors which you will wear with dignity. You will rule absolutely in all lines of your business affairs and your word will be law in the home. ...
  14. We learn from Assyrian inscriptions that before the Hebrews settled in Syria, there existed elephants in that country, and Tiglath-Pileser I tells us about his exploits in elephant hunting. We do not read, however, of elephants in the Bible until the Machabean times. ...
  15. is the common name for any of the large land mammals comprising the family Elephantidae in the order Proboscidea, characterized by thick skin, tusks, large pillar-like legs, large flapping ears, and a proboscis, or flexible trunk, that is a fusion of the nose and upper lip. ...
  16. "Hey, mister, you better buy a bottle of my Elephant Repellent. If you don't buy it, the elephants will come into the neighborhood and trample you! My proof that this stuff really works is that there are no elephants around here. ...
  17. The strongest of the six unique Arimaa pieces. The Elephant is the only piece that cannot be pushed or pulled by the enemy.
  18. In November 1941, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus was performing in Atlanta. Eighteen circus elephants were poisoned by what was later determined to be arsenic. ...
  19. The year or. Arabic 'Amu 'l-Fil The year in which Muhammad was born. Being the year in which Abrahatu 'l-Aahram, an Abyssinian Christian and Viceroy of the King of San'a in Yemen marched with a large army and a number of elephants upon Makkah, with the intention of destroying the Ka'abh. ...
  20. Elephants can be a symbol of gigantic size and memory. Elephants can also symbolize a daunting task or an effort to remember something important.
  21. The Wii Remote is held in both hands up to the nose
  22. That thing in the room everyone is pretending not to notice.
  23. Someone who decides he can dance after a few beers
  24. Fat Lady In The Sideshow: Ellie Funt ^JG
  25. "Represents steadiness. Though rooted like a tree trunk, you can walk and move forward with steadiness, not swayed by deception or confusion."