Vara


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Vara

1. A Portuguese measure of length approximately equivalent to 1.1 meters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.

2. A Spanish measure of length approximately equivalent to 0.84 meters. It is largely obsolete, but is still used in the sale of lumber in Costa Rica.
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VARA defines a "work of visual art" in Section 101 as: A "work of visual art" is--
eliminates the quilt from qualifying for protection under VARA.
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Interest in the new Vara engines, in the drive-system design as well as the IPS design, is highly substantial.
Along the way, he made himself available to VARA as an event planner and coordinator.
For his cost and trouble, Gersh won VARA Rookie of the Year honors last season.
Because VARA had not been much tested in the courts, the biggest unsettled legal issue in the case seemed to many commentators to be whether VARA would apply to an unfinished work of art, as distinct from a preparatory work or a completed element of a larger work.
VARA is the result of the United States' accession in 1988 to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and became effective on June 1, 1991.
1) Several types of tibia vara have been recognized and include infantile, juvenile, adolescent, and a rare type caused by focal fibrocartilaginous dysplasia.
Nellie and Raul de la Vara of North Hollywood celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with their family on Feb.
A CONSERVATIVE Party review of links with rightwing groups will not become a "witch hunt" to purge extremists, vice chairman Shailesh Vara has said.
Tony Clarke, defending a wafer-slim majority of 744 in his Northampton South seat, said rural bigots would help squash rising Tory star Shailesh Vara.