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AS

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AMERICAN SAMOA.

AS

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for American Samoa. This is the code used in international transactions to and from American Samoan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for American Samoa. This is used as an international standard for shipping to American Samoa. As a territory of the United States, American Samoa is also assigned the geocode ISO 3166-2:US-AS.
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Long files of camels and asses laden with merchandise from Jenne were winding in under the noble trees.
And as he descended the winding stairs of the courts: "A fine rabble of asses and dolts these Parisians
May wild asses defile the grave of thy maternal grandmother.
Here the conversation was interrupted by a water-cart lumbering past us, for we were now come to the busy part of the sands; and, for the next eight or ten minutes, between carts and horses, and asses, and men, there was little room for social intercourse, till we had turned our backs upon the sea, and begun to ascend the precipitous road leading into the town.
He took the Ass home and put him in the straw-yard with his other Asses, upon which the new animal left all the others and at once joined the one that was most idle and the greatest eater of them all.
The wisest, unexperienced, will be ever Timorous, and loth, with novice modesty (As he who, seeking asses, found a kingdom) Irresolute, unhardy, unadventrous.
I thought he'd just be like the other men Leslie had boarded--conceited young asses, every one of them, that she never had any use for.
That is what I am doing, I replied; and I must add that no one who does not know would believe, how much greater is the liberty which the animals who are under the dominion of man have in a democracy than in any other State: for truly, the she-dogs, as the proverb says, are as good as their she-mistresses, and the horses and asses have a way of marching along with all the rights and dignities of freemen; and they will run at anybody who comes in their way if he does not leave the road clear for them: and all things are just ready to burst with liberty.
True, I met plenty of people, grubbing in little miserable fields that would not keep a cat, or herding little kine about the bigness of asses.
It seemed to him now that there was nothing in life to be compared with that beatific state, and that bachelors were mere wild asses of the desert.
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