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 Im’aum (2 syl.) or Imam.Im’becile (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ima’us (3 syl.).
 
The Him’alay’a. The word means snow hills (hima, snow).   1
       
“The huge incumbrance of horrific woods
From Asian Taurus, from Imaus stretched
Athwart the roving Tartar’s sullen bounds.”
       
Thomson: Autumu.
 


 Im’aum (2 syl.) or Imam.Im’becile (3 syl.). 

 
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