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Ris

1. An ancient Hebrew unit of length approximately equivalent to 135 meters.

2. A Talmudic unit of length approximately equivalent to 32 or 35 meters.
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Two weeks earlier, after a super-smooth crossing from Portsmouth with Brittany Ferries, we drove for four hours from St Malo along clear roads to the coastal fens of Vendee and the town of St Hilaire De Riez.
After Vincent of Lerins, the principal opponent of a strict predestinationism was Faustus of Riez, the subject of a recent monograph by Thomas Smith.
Questions concerning the terms of the tender offer or consent solicitation may be directed to Credit Suisse First Boston, the Dealer Manager and Solicitation Agent, at (800) 820-1653; contact Matthew Riez or Duane Hebert.
Questions concerning the terms of the tender offers or solicitations may be directed to Credit Suisse First Boston, the Dealer Manager and Solicitation Agent, at (800) 820-1653; contact Matthew Riez or Duane Hebert.
Address : Place de l~eglise - BP 49 85270 Saint Hilaire de Riez