For everyone else, the recently unveiled manta Underwater Room in Zanzibar sounds like a dream come true.
Much has been said of the danger of these fisheries, both from the shark, and another enemy called the 'manta.'
It is not the first time Tula has ruled an outfit, and it is not the manta!
He looked at the manta, now, like that of Avila, a mocking failure.
Her eye became fixed upon one that was covered with a manta.
The only booty made by landing at manta, was the taking two old women prisoners.
Assume the superior air of a real plainsman and speak of it as a "manta."
Tula had recovered her belt, and fastened it under the manta she wore.
Miss Dolores had consented to wear a manta de Manila or soft shawl wound gracefully around her, and in her hair a red clavel.
Farther south is the broad Bay of manta, with a small port of the same name at its southern extremity.
very large ray (also called devilfish), 1760, from Spanish manta "blanket" (which is attested in English from 1748 in this sense, specifically in reference to a type of wrap or cloak worn by Spaniards), from Late Latin mantum "cloak," back-formation from Latin mantellum "cloak" (see mantle (n.)). The ray so called "for being broad and long like a quilt" [Jorge Juan and Antonio de Ulloa, "A Voyage to South America"].