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2010-02-09 08:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ambassador (Ret.) David C. Litt, the Executive Director for the Center for Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction (CSER) of the Institute for Defense and Business (IDB), will be co-chairing the 5th Annual Reconstruction and Stabilization Conference organized by marcus evans on February 9-11 in Washington, DC. This conference will bring together key stakeholders in reconstruction and stabilization operations. Focus will be placed on...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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