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Masa

 

a people living in the Republic of Cameroon along the banks of the Logone River and in border regions of the Republic of Chad. Population, including related peoples (Musgu, Sigila, Mussoi, Marba, Dari), about 300,000 (1967, estimate). The language of the Masa belongs to the Semito-Hamitic family. The religion of the Masa is Sunni Islam; some Masa retain local traditional beliefs. Occupations are farming, livestock raising, and fishing.

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Aside from cataloging mountain peaks and the distances between them, Masa helped blaze North Carolina's portion of the 2,178-mile Appalachian Trail.
En cuanto a la influencia de la masa muscular/corporal sobre la concentracion serica de creatinina se ha reportado que, camadas de perros recien nacidos de razas grandes presentan concentraciones mayores que las de perros de razas de menor talla.
Across SoftBank's Vision Fund portfolio, Masa said he's generating a 40 percent internal rate of return.
Benigno Durana, PNP spokesperson, said it was not the PNP's policy to revive Alsa Masa or 'adopt in whatever form the concept of Alsa Masa.'
Edward Carranza, regional police director, was quoted in the said news report as saying: "It's like the Alsa Masa.
'The Bigas ng Masa TienDA is an advocacy program of the agriculture department, which aims to connect farmers directly with the consumers to bring down the prices of food commodities,' he said.
En la tabla I, se pueden apreciar diferencias significativas en las variables masa adiposa, masa muscular, sumatoria de pliegues y componente endomorfico entre el Club Italiano de Quillota y la seleccion Chilena.