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Ground

A customary unit of area approximately equivalent to 203 square meters. It is used in real estate transactions in some parts of India.
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I WOULD like to comment on the letter Eyesore Ashore (15.05.07) about how the Clarence has been left to get run into the ground.
Many of the mining operations were owned by Crown corporations that were run into the ground. Earlier this year, the current government attracted numerous private domestic and international investors to the sector.
And so on, until at last the lemonade stand is seized by the state and run into the ground. Luckily, the boys wake up and their long, nationalized lemonade nightmare is revealed as simply a bad dream.