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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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76) Fausto, vescovo di Riez, di cui il poeta sta tessendo l'elogio, e ritratto nel momento di arringare la folla, che ascoltera con tutta attenzione il suo commento della Legge divina che garantisce salvezza alle anime.
Two weeks earlier, after a super-smooth crossing from Portsmouth with Brittany Ferries, we drove for four hours from St Malo along clear roads to the coastal fens of Vendee and the town of St Hilaire De Riez.
Questions concerning the terms of the tender offers or solicitations may be directed to Credit Suisse First Boston, the Dealer Manager and Solicitation Agent, at (800) 820-1653; contact Matthew Riez or Duane Hebert.
Questions regarding tendering Notes or delivering consents may be directed to Matthew Riez or Duane Hebert of Credit Suisse First Boston Corp.
Holders of the Notes may ascertain the current yield on the applicable Reference Security and the then applicable purchase price for their Notes by contacting Matthew Riez or Duane Hebert of Credit Suisse First Boston at (800) 820-1653 (toll free) or the Liability Management Group at Salomon Brothers Inc.
Contract notice: Mission of technical controller in the framework of a design project realization on the thermal rehabilitation of 674 collective housing units quartier blanc riez in wattignies.
Contract notice: Works contract in all state bodies for the technical rehabilitation of 674 collective dwellings, Fleming, Lindbergh, Lionel Terray and Louis Blriot streets - the Blanc Riez district.
Contract notice: Construction works contract for the thermal rehabilitation of 674 collective dwellings, Fleming, Lindbergh, Lionel Terray and Louis Blriot streets - the Blanc Riez district.