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Vara

1. A Portuguese measure of length approximately equivalent to 1.1 meters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.

2. A Spanish measure of length approximately equivalent to 0.84 meters. It is largely obsolete, but is still used in the sale of lumber in Costa Rica.
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Gul Vara was among the first women selected for the loan and grant from a rolling fund.
protections that currently exist for artists under VARA, this Note
Vara Rainbow, 'a treasure in your hands,' embodies the spirit of craftsmanship, seeking inspiration from the brand's roots while sketching a story of complete modernity.
(20) In fact, the Judiciary Committee recommending VARA cited the facts of this very case as an illustration of a cause of action that would be precluded by the proposed public-presentation exception.
VARA rights are most often exercised in circumstances in which the work is made part of a building.
VARA provides its protection only to paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures and still photographic images in single copies or limited editions of 200 or fewer copies that are for exhibition only and that the author has signed and numbered.
Mr Phillips said a search of the vehicle revealed that Vara had hidden cocaine in the roof, between the windscreen and sun visor.
Kam Vara, Katie Bard; Louise Joyce, Bethan Jones, both DLA Piper.
Vara from Ballard Road Art Studio Gallery in Wilton NY, will be showing in Washington Park Albany NY, her newly created giant tulips with bee's to join in the occasion's fun.
Aproximadamente se necesita 1 vara (algo menos de metro (10)) de tejido para cada par, dependiendo la cantidad con el tipo de pano, que posiblemente se cortaria en el sentido la urdimbre para evitar la deformacion del tejido.
Vara Vara Rao, who reportedly gets firsthand information on any major encounter of the Maoists, said: " According to my information, the Maoists were not killed in a gun battle as claimed by the Khammam and Chhattisgarh police.
Academico de gran trayectoria y ex Juez del Trabajo, Garcia Vara ha escrito los libros "Estabilidad Laboral en Venezuela" (1996) y "Procedimiento Laboral en Venezuela" (2004), de mucha receptividad en nuestro medio, participando igualmente, en numerosas publicaciones colectivas.