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Fen

(fŭn), river, 375 mi (604 km) long, rising in the Wutai Mts. and flowing southwest, through a narrow valley, to the Huang He, Shanxi prov., N central China; navigable for small junks only in its lower course. The wide and fertile lower Fen valley has been irrigated since ancient times; wheat, millet, and cotton are grown.

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(geography)
Peat land covered by water, especially in the upper regions of old estuaries and around lakes, that can be drained only artificially.

fen

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low-lying flat land that is marshy or artificially drained

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a monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, worth one hundredth of a yuan
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"The lack of services, the lack of policing, the lack of any youth provision - all of these things impact on the lives of our boys," adds Mr Fenn. "They come here and we have to create a safe haven.
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This year, for the 60th anniversary, Dr Fenn attended the 1993 expedition team's 20-year reunion in London.
"We're building the patient-centered medical home network with both our employed and aligned doctors," says Fenn. "There are 78 physicians in over 40 practices that are working to achieve the NCQA [National Committee for Quality Assurance] patient-centered medical home status by 2013, so we will have geographic points of access for all of those patients that we are going to be held responsible for in the future, whether that be for readmissions, or chronic condition management, or ACO."
Pte Fenn was a member of the 18th Battalion engaged in holding part of the line near Bienvilliers when, over three days of fighting the battalion suffered a gas attack and he was killed on July 14, 1916 - a day before his battalion was relieved and marched away to rest.
Unlike other dietary supplement companies which market directly to consumers, Fenn said, "We only promote our products to physicians using a pharmaceutical model."
Fenn believes that this potential separate memory is not being captured by traditional intelligence tests, such as the SAT and ACT.
"Because we have periodically upgraded our machine controls, along with the motor and drive packages, gear boxes, spindles, encoders, and column structures on our gantry mills, we have tracked better productivity numbers on all of them," Fenn explained.
Injuries have curtailed Fenn's international career in recent years.
Lord Justice Latham, ruling on her appeal against sentence in the Fenn case, announced that the court had "no hesitation" in saying that the two years was unduly lenient.