Arsin


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Arsin

A Turkish measure of length approximately equivalent to 68 centimeters. It became obsolete when Turkey made the metric system mandatory in 1933.
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On 31 July 1919 Arsin wrote to the "City Council of Winnipeg" on "Winnipeg Publicity Studios" stationary inviting "city officials and their friends" to view a "private showing of the Winnipeg Strike events and Peace Celebration film at the Lyceum Theatre, Tuesday the 5th of August at eleven o'clock p.
Rescue work is continuing in the Yomra and Arsin regions, including the use of helicopters.
In 1998, the printing facility of the Sabah daily in the Arsin district of the Black Sea province of Trabzon was shot up after Selahattin Duman, who was a columnist for the daily at the time, included a Black Sea joke that contained indecent content in his column.