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2013-11-13 23:00:59

GIS Day is celebrated annually with independent events around the world. It provides a forum for users of GIS technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. Claremont, California (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Claremont Graduate University (CGU's) Center for Information Systems and Technology will host GIS Day events on Friday, Nov. 15 in celebration of the university's partnership with Esri, the world’s largest developer of GIS...


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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