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Lira

A term for a currency. It derives its name from "libra," which is the Latin word for a Troy pound of refined silver. It formerly was the name of the currencies in a number of states on the Italian peninsula, including Italy, San Marino and the Vatican. It continues to be the name for currencies in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.
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As Lise puts it: "The technology we're developing will allow the composer to use space in a new way, using the reverberation of the landscape as a timbral element.
Mary handed over the car keys though she knew she shouldn't, Lise drove to Piqua and got drunk again.
Lise Villameur,MBE, secret agent,Born: May 11,1905, died: March 29, 2004
FROSTY: Shamed Deayton and his girlfriend Lise sit a long way apart; COOL: Angus in a world of his own; THE PARTNER; Stony-faced Lise sets herself apart.
And she said she and Deayton had a "threesome" the night before Lise gave birth to his son.
At the climax of the beatings, in a searing moment, mind and memory are burned clean; Lise becomes the passive vessel of a greater will.
I believe Lise is the first of many who will achieve this milestone, as we have just barely scratched the surface of the worldwide appetite for imagery.
Our line delivers international fashion flair with sleek, modern originality," said Vanessa Gereld, project development director, Lise Watier Cosmetiques.
And when he has failed to do this, as fail he must, perhaps he would care to explain to readers how his faith in science being able eventually to come up with the answers, differs from the faith of Lise Sharkey
The different cultures of my family, languages and ethnic backgrounds all contribute to who I am, and the recipes I have chosen reflect this," Lise writes.
The front page headline of Le Soleil (a Quebec City daily) was "L'ordination des femmes est inevitable, affirme Lise Thibault" (Dec.
Posing as a socialite, she hooks up with the Florida-bound Fitch family, a kind of manufacturer-of-everything dynasty, Liz becomes Lise and quickly bags playboy Lance Fitch (Matt Cavenaugh).