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  • n. A weight equal to 4¼ pounds, used in some parts of the East Indies for grain.


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  • He suggested, without further elaboration, that Hiz-bullah might have had some presence there.

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  • "Chirac was very strong in recognizing that Hiz-bullah and Syria and Iran are part of the Shia arc in the Middle East," Bush says later.

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  • That afternoon the leaders are promised they will see the final text of their statement on the Middle East, which calls on Hiz-bullah to end its rocket attacks and then urges Israel to end its military strikes.

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  • A unit of measurement.

    November 30, 2010