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Carib

A Tatar unit of area approximately equivalent to 1,821 square meters. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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By contrast, the Carib Indians constituted a more familiar missionary problematic: a "heathen" people, with a shared language and relatively intact social structure.
THE SIGHT OF SAINT VINCENT TODAY, BY SEA OR BY AIR, IS LITTLE CHANGED FROM WHAT THE CIBONEY, AND LATER THE ARAWAK AND CARIB INDIANS, SAW NEARLY SIX THOUSAND YEARS AGO: A MOUNTAINOUS TROPICAL ISLAND, BURSTING WITH VEGETATION, RINGED WITH VOLCANIC BLACK-SAND BEACHES AND SURROUNDED BY SEAS OF BRILLIANT TURQUOISE.
There also are a few white descendants of English colonists, as well as some East Indians, Carib Indians, and a sizable minority of mixed race.
THERE is a legend among the old Carib Indians, who used to inhabit what is now the winter playground of sun-and-rum lovers, that when someone knew his time was up he would set sail for Tobago.