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2014-01-22 04:20:07

DOHA, Qatar, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Qatar International Motor Show (QIMS), the pre-eminent automotive event in the Middle East, returns to Doha in February 2014. This was announced at a press conference, attended by senior delegates and top local and regional media. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/666336 ) The press conference revealed details of the fourth edition of QIMS - to be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre in...


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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