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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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The playwrights have really stepped up to the plate this season, pushing the envelope, tackling subjects that some people wouldn't dream of touching," said Van Dirk Fisher, founder and director of Riant Theatre and Strawberry One-Act Festival.
Me revoila pret- Ses vaguelettes me chatouillent les pieds et repartent chez elles en riant.
Invitation to tender : EMS Mont Riant (Building B) 7 56 beds including 5 levels above ground, with production kitchen built on the site of the former psychiatric hospital
Roedd ei gyfaill mawr Lloyd George am ei urddo'n arglwydd ar gownt ei waith efo'r Fyddin Gymreig, tra'r oedd ei enw'n faw gan lawer i riant yng Nghymru a gollodd feibion yn y gyflafan.
We continue to improve the environmental sustainability of our products across all aspects of their lifecycle, from manufacturing, packaging and delivery through consumer use," said Martin Riant, Procter & Gamble executive sponsor of sustainability and group president, global baby and feminine and family care, in a statement.
Borge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway; Mogens Jensen, Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation, Denmark; Junaid Ahmad, Senior Director for the World Bank Group's Water Global Practice; Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals; Helena Thybell, Global Manager of H&M Conscious Foundation; Paul Polman, Chief Executive Officer of Unilever; Martin Riant, Group President, Global Baby, Feminine & Family Care of Procter & Gamble; Sarina Prabasi, Chief Executive Officer of WaterAid America; Dr.
Le champion le plus rapide de tous les temps", titrait sur son site internet le quotidien Bild, le journal le plus lu d'Allemagne, avec la photo de l'entraEneur neerlandais Jupp Heynckes, riant aux eclats et jete en l'air par ses joueurs.
Mae'n debyg bod ambell riant yn deud wrth eu plant bod llyfrau 'yn wast o bres.
Wesley Riant, 16, who attended Haute Vallee School with Patrick, described his friend's excitement about the trip, saying: "Nothing was going to stop him going.
Representing: Arkema * BASF * Cla riant * Coa-tex * Cristal Global * Dow Corning * Dow Chemical Company * Eastman * Ferro * Lyondellbasell * Momentive * Oxea * Pilot Chemical Company * Rhodia * Special Materials Company * Xiameter
Rios-Neto ELG, Cesar CC and Riant JLR, Educational stratification and progression by grade school m Brazil, Pesquisa e Planejamento Economico, 2003, 32(3):39:5-4L6 (in Portuguese).
That can't be; Gothic is merely architecture; and as one has a satisfaction in imprinting the gloomth of abbeys and cathedrals on one's house, so one's garden, on the contrary, is to be nothing but riant, and the gaiety of nature'.