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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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It took us a little to click because our shots werent falling," Lira said.
Es dentro del contexto de crisis y reposicionamiento de los estudios literarios registrados en los ultimos tiempos que debemos leer la obra Lira popular (1860-1976).
5 billion Turkish liras with a 15 percent growth and its total investment to reach as high as 1.
The bank's total deposits achieved an above-average increase to reach to 80 billion Turkish liras, marking a 11 percent rise over 2009-end.
7% and reached to 61 414 Million Turkish Liras at current prices, increased by 3.
6 million Turkish Liras (around $461 million) in the second quarter of 2013, the Turkish lender has announced.
ANKARA, Apr 28, 2010 (TUR) -- 65 liras of every 100 liras of income tax withheld in the first quarter of 2010 in Turkey came from workers and civil servants.
TupraA, which posted over 40 billion liras in sales, was followed by Ford Otomotiv, a joint venture of Turkish Koc and Ford, with more than 8 billion liras of sales, and Oyak Renault, a joint venture of Turkey's Oyak and carmaker Renault, with around 7.
The Turkish government has carried out another increase in fuel prices in Turkey for the second time in just eight days, jacking up the price of 98 octane fuel to over five Turkish Liras a liter, making Turkish gasoline some of the most expensive in the world.
47 liras in taxes for a pack of cigarettes that costs 7 liras in total.
Turkey's largest banks continued to produce high profits in the first quarter of the year, with *bank earning over 1 billion Turkish Liras and Yap Kredi saying its profits had risen by 31 percent to 544 million liras in the first three months of the year.
Turkey's main railway company plans to invest more than 20 billion Turkish Liras ($11.