Dain


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Dain

An obsolete Burmese unit of length approximately equivalent to 3.912 kilometers.
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Director Jackson said: "We could not think of a more fitting actor to play Dain Ironfoot, the staunchest and toughest of dwarves, than Billy Connolly, the Big Yin himself."
Mr Dain had left Conwy Marina in his 20ft "day boat" at 4.15pm on New Year's Eve, and a concerned friend alerted coastguards he was at sea uncharacteristically late in the day.
This is most clearly manifested in his interactions with Dain Waris and Tamb' Itam, which I discuss below.
Stuart Gordon, Flagler's senior director of leasing, told the Journal that almost 60 percent of this year's activity at the business park has been for new lease signings, two of which were the largest leases signed in the region, including a 125,482-square-foot industrial lease with cosmetics firm Betty Dain Creations, and a 123,448-square-foot industrial lease with logistics provider Crowley.
Mitzi Dain, director of human resources for Panhandle Telephone Cooperative (Guymon, Okla.), said her co-op has the same policy.
Dain Gilbert's two-run double broke a tie in the 12th inning and lifted the Bothell (Wash.) Pride to a 6-1 victory over the host Eugene Challengers in the championship game of the Grant Smith Wood Bat Legion baseball tournament Sunday at Swede Johnson Stadium.
and Steve Paganelli; Gala Award: Nakata Orchards, Stemilt Ag Services; Golden Delicious Award: Covarrubias Orchards, Porfirio Covarrubias; Granny Smith Award: G&P Finest Kind, Andy Gale, Dave People and Ken Engley; Pink Lady Award: DNR Mattawa, Stemilt Ag Services; Red Delicious Award: Stein Manzana, Dain Craver and Jose Ramirez; Organic Apple Award: Diamondback Orchards, Bill and Angell Clark; Organic Pear Award: Carson Orchards, Diane Carson; Pear Award: Riverstone Orchards, Mike Jurgens, Mike Taylor Sr.
A Steele led the way being voted Best Fighter of the Night for his victory over G Dain (Horsely Hill).
Helen Dain, 43, had an agreement to pay a company fees for work they passed her, but did not give her bosses the full details.
He examines that debate from such perspectives as reporting and measuring use, interest groups, scientific experts, provincial governments, and the Le Dain Commission 1969-73.
Furthermore, by limiting himself to the three periodicals, Taylor left out valuable source material such as John Watson's The Old Baptist Test, an important Primitive Baptist work.--Michael Dain, adjunct professor of history, Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, Texas.
Pat Severo, CIMA is senior vice president of RBC Dain Rauscher in Beverly Hills.