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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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Varo Energy's shareholders include private investment company Reggeborgh; Carlyle International Energy Partners, an advisory fund which is part of the global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group; and international energy and commodities company Vitol.
Mexico, with its pre-Columbian cultures, primitive art, and abundant hospitality, provided Varo broad artistic freedom and an exciting context in which to practice surrealist rebellion.
The orthographic renderings found in Morrison's dictionary and in similar works of the period represent a sound system which is recognizably a later stage of that described by Varo and Premare a century earlier and is by Morrison's own account different from the Pekingese of his day.
Examples include a March 2015 complaint that reported a scheme to credit VARO staff for training they did not complete, and a December 2014 complaint that the mail situation at the Philadelphia VARO had gotten worse and alleged that VARO management continues to cover up the problem.
Near 51st Street, about a block from where Varo died, a concrete median has been modified to allow a "pedestrian refuge" in the middle of the street.
Varo remarks that he did not know French himself but was helped in this section by another person who was "erudite" in that language.
and JoAnn Alfano, Gena McCarthy and Sandy Varo Jarrell of Lifetime Television executive producing.
Before Saturday, the most recent death came in February when Sherry Varo, 17, was struck and killed by two cars as she crossed near 51st Street.
Box 1280, VARO North Little Rock, AR 72115 (501) 370-3838
Crews from Thornaby and Stockton fire stations attended the scene at Varo Terrace in Stockton at about 3.
STMicroelectronics is interested in an open and interoperable multi-vendor analog and mixed-signal design flow that is efficient and productive throughout the AMS/RF custom design cycle," said Vincent Varo, CMOS and Derivative PDK Manager, Technology R&D, STMicroelectronics, and a board member of the IPL Alliance.