Braca


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Braca

A Portuguese measure of length approximately equivalent to 2.2 meters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.
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Individuals who have a family history of cancer are encouraged to screen and test for BRACA I and II genetic mutations.
Aldo Braca, President of Europe, Tel: +39-0775-399-202, Email: aldo.
From Left: Michael Rodriguez--Alliance Building Services, Gregory Braca Commerce Bank, Ian McE.
NOU BEAUTY: Celtic sub; Jamie Smith hails hero keeper David Marshall after his Barca heroics; SCOOP OF THE CENTURY: Celtic hero keeper David Marshall forces the ball away from the onrushing Gerard to prevent Braca taking an early lead
The Italian, Captain Giovanni Braca and his irregulars, assisted by the local Gumz tribesmen were actively patrolling the border region.
Specifically, they embody hard limitations on the number of ports, on the port rates, and the services that they provide," said Braca.
He has published three collections of stories - Ilinstak (1978), Golubnjaca (1980), Dalje od oltara (Far from the Altar; 1988) - the novel Braca po materi (Half-Brothers; 1986), and the plays Golubnjaca and Ucitelj Dositej (Teacher Dositej; 1990).
Secondo un mito d'origine Pulcinella era un buffone contadino di Acerra che una compagnia di attori cittadini, dopo aver variamente cercato di sopraffarlo nelle schermaglie comiche, integro nel gruppo, trasformandolo in una maschera teatrale, e per secoli il pubblico ha visto i segni di queste origini rustiche nella sua fisionomia (il volto caricato, il naso lungo, la faccia annerita dal sole), nell'abbigliamento (camicia e calzone a braca di tela bianca) e in alcuni tratti caratteriali e comportamentali (la ghiottoneria, la sensualita accentuata, la maniera spropositata di parlare, la goffaggine associata all'arguzia e alla lepidezza).
I am looking forward to working with David and the team as they carry out their exploration and development plans," said John Braca.
The new premium class product implemented exclusively for Hawaiian Airlines by Optimares has been developed around a clear strategic vision shared between the teams," said Alessandro Braca, CEO of Optimares.
Joan Braca, President, Speciality Food Ingredients, Tate & Lyle said: The combination of Tate & Lyle s global blending capabilities and recipe know-how with Gemacom Tech s strong local expertise and infrastructure provides us with an excellent platform on which to grow our Food Systems business in Brazil and across South America.
Braca said, 'I'm thrilled to take on this senior leadership role within TD Bank, driving the growth of our corporate and specialty banking businesses, as we become an industry-leading corporate bank and continue to build upon our rapidly expanding portfolio of clients.