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milliarium

A column placed at intervals of one Roman mile (equivalent to 0.92 mile or 1.48 km) along a Roman road to indicate distance.
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Some 3000 students from 16 elementary schools in Malimono received gifts of 'Lapis at Papel' from NAC employees.
In July 26, 1936, Yeats wrote a letter to Dorothy Wellesley informing her that he had just finished his poem "Lapis Lazuli," and that he believed "the poem Lapis Lazuli is almost the best I have made of recent years" (Letters 91).
Only 5 per cent of the lapis lazuli used in the production process is converted into pigment, and the stone would have had to travel through thousands of miles of trade routes to reach Europe.
SubtitleNEXT and LAPIS can also be used separately bringing the best of both worlds to subtitlers, the release stated.
The experts also discussed possible mechanisms for implementing the provisions of the Agreement on the Lapis Lazuli Route concerning customs issues, tax legislation of the participating countries and touched on the issues of taking possible measures to fulfill the obligations arising from this Agreement.
Cemex SAB de CV (BMV:CEMEXCPO) revealed on Friday that the California Coastal Commission approved the agreement CEMEX negotiated with Commission Staff about the continued operation of the company's over 110-year-old Lapis sand plant.
Mohammad Akbar Anwari, chief of the mines department, says lapis mines are located in Keran Menjan district.
"We are dealing primarily with the adolescent mindset," contends Lapis, citing statistics that 90 percent of extremists today are under 25.
"Page of Pentacles: forest green sheets / royal purpose nightshirt / lapis lazuli towel / all whirling together / in the dryer / I dance to the rich / colors of the world.
Gold, iron ore, copper ore, emeralds, lapis, rubies as well as natural gas are found in the north of the country.
Pocket watches, wristwatches with Tiger's eye and Lapis Lazuli dials, watches with precious stones, watches made specially for rulers in and around the Middle East and much more are on show.