Decempeda

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Decempeda

An ancient Roman unit of length approximately equivalent to 2.96 meters. It was also called a pertica.
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Coach Meusel also signed pitcher Bill Pertica of the St.
And the following day, Charleston, Mackey, and Carr all hit triples off Bill Pertica in the 5-4 win.
Their results arrange the Devonian species such that a clade consisting of the progymnosperm Tetraxylopteris plus the trimerophyte Pertica is the sister group to a clade that includes fernlike plants and the putative equisetophyte Hyenia (Kenrick & Crane, 1997: [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4:31 OMITTED]).
The Bulgarian military will have a system which is fully inter-operable with Nato forces and increasingly with neighbouring countries in the region who are in the process of adopting compatible equipment," said Marconi defence director Mr Remo Pertica.
si in illa pertica centuries ducenum iugerum fecerimus et accipientibus dabuntur iugera sexagena sena besses, unam centuriam tres [homines] accipere debebunt, in qua illis tres parses aequis frontibus determinabimus.
La primera noticia directa sobre la extension de la pertica emeritense es la referencia de Agenio Urbico sobre su prolongacion al norte y al sur del Anas (Th.
11) Esta ciudad poseeria en esta zona un enclave territorial alejado de su pertica que tambien limitaria con la ciudad de Lacimurga, como nos indica otro terminus hallado en la localidad de Valdecaballeros (CIL II2/7, 870).