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  • noun Plural form of flagration.


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  • Upon petition of not less than ten per cent of the registered voters in said city, duly certified by the registrars of voters and filed with the city clerk not less than thirty days before any city election, the city clerk shall cause to be printed upon the official ballot to be used at such election the following question: "Shall an act passed by the General Court in the year nineteen hundred and forty - nine, providing that the average weekly hours of duty in any year for the permanent members of the uniformed fire fighting force of this city, other than hours during which such mem - bers may be summoned and kept on duty because of con - flagrations, shall not exceed fifty-six in number, be accepted?".

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court 1663


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