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2015-03-02 23:09:52

Jelastic expands with a fifth location in Málaga, Spain, rubbing shoulders in the Smart City with companies such as Ericsson, Oracle, Google and IBM Mobile

2015-03-02 00:20:15

SOUTHLAKE, Texas and AMSTERDAM, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) and

2015-02-27 23:16:58

Spain’s telecom services market will be driven by the rising deployment of LTE and Fiber optic connections, states a new country-based intelligence report, recently added by ResearchMoz to its

2015-02-24 08:45:43

Partners with Telefonica's Movistar, Nation's Second Largest Carrier, to Introduce its Ole Branded Smartphones to Mexican Consumers SETAUKET, N.Y. and MEXICO CITY, Feb.

2015-02-20 23:02:51

MobileRecharge.com facilitates exclusive top ups to mobiles pertaining to major operators in Spain and France. (PRWEB) February 20, 2015 Good news for

2015-02-20 04:21:58

BARCELONA, Spain, February 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Technologies available have already been deployed for leading Communication

2015-02-19 23:11:59

Researchmoz added new research report on "Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in Spain 2015" to it's huge collection. Albany, NY

2015-02-19 08:33:00

-- Hungarian National Registry reports interim results following Inflectra therapy in 90 patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis BARCELONA and MADRID, Spain, Feb.


Latest Spain Reference Libraries

Iberian Frog, Rana iberica
2014-11-05 11:55:24

The Iberian Frog (Rana iberica), is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family located in Portugal and Spain. Its natural habitats include rivers, mountain streams and swamps. It is threatened by loss of habitat, introduced species, water contamination, increased ultraviolet radiation, and climate change. This frog can grow to about 2.8 inches long but a more normal size is about 2 inches. The females have a tendency to be larger than the males. The tympanum can be seen just...

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Asturian Valley cattle
2014-07-06 14:22:13

The Asturian Valley is a breed of cattle native to the valleys of Asturias, Spain and raised in the northern coastal region of the Bay of Biscay and the river valleys of the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range. During the 1800s, the Asturian Valley were the most abundant cattle breed of northern Spain. However, in the early 1900s, foreign breeds began to overrun the area and by the mid 1900s, only 22,000 Asturian Valley cattle were left. Beginning in the 1980s, the Spanish government...

Spanish-Norman Horse
2014-06-27 15:50:25

The Spanish-Norman is a breed of horse that originated in Spain. It was developed by crossing the Andalusian of Spain and the Percheron of France. In 1991 a registry was formed in Connecticut, United States to maintain the breed. As of 2011, there were over 100 Andalusian stallions in the registry as foundation sires. The Andalusian was a descendent of the Iberian horse of Spain and originated in the Andalusia region. The Percheron horse originated in France in the former Perche province,...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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