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TRIBUTE. A contribution which is sometimes raised by the sovereign from his subject, to sustain the expenses of the state. It is also a sum of money paid by one nation to another under some pretended right. Wolff, Sec. 1145.

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A final potential issue has to do with the nature of the tributary system itself.
Hostetler's resistance to the idea that a tributary system as such ever existed in China gives me pause.
This new rule would apply Clean Water Act standards to all natural and man-made tributary systems, including lakes, streams, ponds, wetlands and ditches.
chihuahua primarily inhabited tributary systems to the Rio Grande but responded differentially to measured environmental factors.
If Martian surface water was liquid for only short periods, it couldn't have carved extensive tributary systems, he says.
The Federal government also has erected huge mainstem levees, backwater levees in tributary systems, designed to straighten the river where it meanders, and other structured works in the Lower Mississippi Basin.
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LAS VEGAS -- Tributary Systems announced today the native attachment of the HP StoreOnce D2D De-duplication solution to HP NonStop Systems.
ATLANTA, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitam, a Software 500 Company and global provider of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions, including Business Intelligence (BI), Financial Planning, and Strategic Planning, today announced it has entered into an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Tributary Systems Inc.