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Massa

(măs`ə), in the Bible, seventh son of Ishmael.

Massa

(mäs`ä), city (1991 pop. 66,737), capital of Massa-Carrara prov., Tuscany, N central Italy, near the Ligurian Sea. Marble is quarried, and chemicals, metals, and machinery are produced there. From the 15th to the 19th cent. Massa was the capital of the independent principality, later duchy, of Massa and Carrara, which was ruled by the Malaspina and the Cybo-Malaspina families. In 1829 the city passed through marriage to the house of Austria-Este, dukes of Modena. It united with the kingdom of Sardinia in 1859. The old town centers around the 15th-century Malaspina castle; in the new section are the Cybo-Malaspina Palace, a 15th-century cathedral, and a fine marble fountain.

Massa

 

a city in central Italy, in Tuscany, near the Ligurian Sea (Marina di Massa is the outer harbor). It is the administrative center of the province of Massa e Carrara. Population, 62,800 (1971). There is production of items made from Carrara marble, which is quarried in the Apuanian Alps. There is machine building (power engineering and chemical equipment), as well as some metallurgical and chemical industry.

Massa

a town in W Italy, in NW Tuscany. Pop.: 66 769 (2001)
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I am happy with the way it has finished," Massa said as he walked back to the Williams Racing hospitality area after winding up his last of F1 broadcast interviews.
O primeiro autor a propor um metodo para fracionar a massa corporal em diferentes tecidos foi o antropologo Jindrich Matiegka (Wang e colaboradores, 1992; Clarys e colaboradores, 1999).
Simultaneamente, tecnologias de massa tambem auxiliam na sua disseminacao.
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In 2014, though, Williams drivers Massa and team-mate Valtteri Bottas claimed nine podiums between them, with the Brazilian securing his best finish of the year in the final race in Abu Dhabi with second.
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Massa later pointed an accusing finger at the young Dane, suggesting he was "too aggressive", and that there are too many accidents with "these young drivers".
Massa has been with Ferrari for eight years and came close to winning the drivers' championship iRn 2008, losing out by a single point to Lewis Hamilton for McLaren.
Massa will start seventh, two places behind Grosjean, but starting on the medium tyres should see Massa in better shape during the race than Grosjean, who starts on the less durable soft compound.
In final practice, and again during the grand prix itself 11 days ago, Massa lost control of his Ferrari towards the end of the start-finish straight on the streets of the principality.
Al Massa downed City Diamonds by 26 runs after scoring 91 for 2 in the five overs and restricting their opponents to 59 for 1 in the five overs.
Massa has just 11 points to his name this campaign, with many believing he is unlikely to earn another contract from Ferrari when the current one expires at the end of the year.