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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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LISE WEIL: Well, in 1988 there was this extraordinary event that took place.
The shovel was sitting in a bucket filled with liquid believed to be bleach and Lise's blood was found on the handle and the metal end.
Lise has something else in mind altogether: she is looking for the man she wants to kill her.
There are superb performances from Jonathan Payn as Thomas the plump and waddling wealthy landowner and Mathias Dingman in a wonderful interpretation as Alain his mentally challenged son, unfortunately fancying Lise (but not as much as his red umbrella).
Look Wot I Dun: My Life In Slade, by Don Powell and Lise Lyng Falkenberg, published by Omnibus Press, is due for release on October 14.
BEIRUT: Environment Minister Mohammad Rahhal met with the Norwegian ambassador to Lebanon Aud Lise Norheim on Monday to discuss Norway's help in fighting environmental hazards.
La these de Lise Schreier developpee dans Seul dans l'Orient lointain.
I'm drinking a coke when Mary, who at least covers herself up with a long turquoise skirt, rushes up, saying something about what's she going to do about her cousin, she's so embarrassed, and I'm saying, I didn't know you even had a cousin Lise, and from New Jersey too, when the cousin comes out of the house, looks our way, and that's it.
Thanks to the expert editorial work of Lise Leibacher-Ouvrard and Daniel Maher, Epigone, histoire du siecle futur is again available.
Giorgio Lise, who is compiling the information, said that nearly 170 interviews had been completed.
Among those who have complained is Toronto's Lise Anglin, who wrote a strong letter to Mrs.
It is a novel for older YAs, because the main characters are three girlfriends on the verge of leaving secondary school: Nat, Sofia and Lise. Nat falls in love for the first time with a slightly older guy, and the all-consuming love affair deteriorates just as final exams loom; Sofia has had more experience with men, but this time she finds the right one; Lisa, who has always been more organized and isolated, becomes ever more so, spiraling down into anorexia and school failure.