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Corno

Monte . a mountain in central Italy: the highest peak in the Apennines. Height: 2912 m (9554 ft.)
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Corno

 

a mountain peak in Italy, in the Gran Sasso d’Italia (Abruzzi Apennines) massif. Height, 2,914 m (highest point on the peninsula). Formed from limestones and dolomites, Corno has the only glacier in the Apennines (area, 0.06 sq km).

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At the same time, the important role of gender and ethnicity in students' academic performance has also been well documented (Xu, 2006; Xu & Corno, 2003).
The "secret location" of the title is both literal and figurative: while emphasis falls on work from New York, the geographic range extends from Mexico City (Margaret Randall's El Corno Emplumado) to San Francisco (Lawrence Ferlinghetti's City Lights Books) to Kyoto (Cid Corman's Origin) to Paris (John Ashbery's Art and Literature).
cirrhosus, tanto para la poblacion presente en el tunel, corno en otros sitios de descanso diurno; o si fue un comportamiento alimentario circunstancial, favorecido por la estacion reproductiva de las especies frugivoras.
Further, as intimated by this extremely rare pairing in which both are crowned with the Venetian corno and inserted into a cartouche, the couple seem to stand in for their family arms, as if a pictorial dedication.(43) This allusion to the conventions of dynastic mapping whereby the landscape pictured above can be interpreted as their dominion, parallels the assertions made by the embellishments on the triumphal arch.
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