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PORTER. The name of an ancient English officer who bore or carried a rod before the justices. The door-keeper of the English parliament also bears this name.
     2. One who is employed as a common carrier to carry goods from one place to another in the same town, is also called a porter. Such person is in general answerable as a common carrier. Story, Bailm. Sec. 496.

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In her micro-analyses della Porta describes the life-history of a movement participant from Italy and West Germany.
25 billion freehold development project covers an area of just under 600,000 sq/m, of which Porta Reef occupies just over 16,000 sq/m.
Porta Reef is a $90 million project, which includes three residential 10-storey towers.
The action of your local water suppliers is a key step in starting to address a major community problem, and we look forward to working with the city of Santa Clarita and other agencies to make sure additional aspects of the Porta Bella cleanup occur.
Porta Reef also has a sea-front board walk as an alternative to the traditional Corniche, and will boast courtyard gardens and a children's playground situated between the three towers providing clean, open space for families.
The unit is located on the first floor of the Third Tower of the Porta Reef, the three-tower project on Reef Island.
We are proud to be the first project that will be completed on Reef Island,' said Porta Reef chairman Fawaz Ali Al Jowder.
Porta Bella will be built when the state Department of Toxic Substances Control certifies the entire site as clean.
Porta Systems will pay cash for fractional shares based on the fair value of the common stock, which was determined by the board of directors to be $48.
In addition, PPS' strong presence in areas like Scotland would enable Porta to reach new customers and expand its geographic footprint.
We are proud to be the first project that will be completed on Reef Island," said Porta Reef chairman Fawaz Ali Al Jowder.
We are proud to have an expert such as Brow on the Porta Moda advisory board,' ADIH managing director Rashad Janahi said.