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2014-12-31 08:20:16

DUSSELDORF, Germany, December 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NATO's integrated logistics service agency, the NATO Support Agency (NSPA) and Ecolog, the solutions provider in

2014-12-30 23:07:02

UniformTax.net submits petition to the UK epetitions.direct.gov.uk website that aims to see the uniform tax rebate scheme amended to include those serving in the armed forces. (PRWEB)

2014-12-30 16:25:46

American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Supports Surviving Veterans, Can Help Journalists Connect with Former Prisoners of War of Japan CARBONDALE, Ill., Dec.

2014-12-30 12:21:43

American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Supports Surviving Veterans, Can Help Journalists Connect with Former Prisoners of War of Japan CARBONDALE, Ill., Dec.

2014-12-30 08:21:09

Leadership changes, the battle against ISIS, camouflage pattern controversy and combat roles for women make the list MCLEAN, Va., Dec.

2014-12-27 12:20:07

JLENS to defend D.C. from cruise missiles, drones, airplane threats ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Dec. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, the U.S.

2014-12-23 23:02:15

Despite the rain on Monday, December 21, the Hopewell/Prince George (Virginia) Chamber celebrated the Truce of 1914 with the lighting of a Christmas tree beside the Visitor Center at 4100 Oaklawn

2014-12-22 23:04:59

Nonprofits collaborate through commitment to wounded military Annandale, VA (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 Tee It Up for the Troops, Inc.


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Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...

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ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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