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Norma

(nor -mă) (Rule; Level) A small inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near Centaurus, lying in the Milky Way, the brightest stars being of 4th magnitude. It contains the Mira stars R Nor and T Nor and several open clusters including the 5.6 magnitude NGC 6067. Abbrev.: Nor; genitive form: Normae; approx. position: RA 16h, dec –50°; area: 165 sq deg.

Norma

[′nȯr·mə]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation; right ascension 16 hours, declination 50°S. Also known as Rule.

Norma

priestess betrays her vows and sacrifices herself in atonement. [Ital. Opera: Bellini Norma in Benét, 720]
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La relacion del sujeto con la norma es evidente, y mas en tanto que "la nocion de existencia factica de una norma es descriptiva: si se dice que una norma esta vigente en una determinada comunidad, se afirma un hecho.
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Based on an earlier film by Billy Wilder, Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning production takes place at the end of the 1940s and follows the story of Norma, a former silent movie star, as she meets and entraps a young screen writer, Joe, to work on a comeback script.
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