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a coniferous evergreen tree of New Zealand, Podocarpus spicatus, having a bluish bark and small linear leaves arranged in two rows: timber used for flooring and weatherboards
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an urban-type settlement in Burliutobinskii Raion, Taldy-Kurgan Oblast, Kazakh SSR. It is located on the Aksu River (Lake Balkhash basin). Population, 6,600 (1970). It has a railroad station on the Alma-Ata-Semipalatinsk line. Matai has enterprises connected with railroad transport.

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Simetriniai kintamumo matai "nediskriminuoja" netekimu rizikos, nors investuotojai vengia neigiamos rizikos ir mielai priima teigiama rizika.
Si pensais con acabarme Que tengo asi de acabar, Pues yo no puedo enganarme Yo os quiero desenganar; Que n'os querais enganar; Si pensais que me matais; Porque mas vida me dais.
Two recordings on this CD are of works from the Mogi manuscripts: a matin written in stilo antico copied around 1730, probably from a sixteenth-century Portuguese source; and a Christmas vilancico, Matais de incendio, for four voices and accompaniment.
And it's good to see Matais Pouncil featured as well.
Walsall (4-4-2): Walker; Brightwell, Roper, Barras, Aranalde; Hall, Bennett (Ekeland 85), Keates, Matais; Angell (Byfield 78), Leitao.
Walsall had been given a 44th-minute lead by Real Madrid reject Pedro Matais.