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TWELVE TABLES. The name given to a code of Roman laws, commonly called the Law of the Twelve Tables. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The figure often pops up in European cultures - there were 12 symbols of the zodiac, 12 Apostles, 12 Olympian gods and 12 Tables of Roman Law.
ISBN: 1-56990-352-2 269 Pages, 31 Figures 12 Tables.
* Create a "calendar" out of 12 tables and sit by birth month or by Zodiac signs.
One of Roots' owners, Katherine Brown, said: "We've already got a cafe which is very popular but we only have 12 tables and there are often queues at busy times of the day.
The company will set up the VIP room with up to 12 tables which will be operational when the resort opens in the second quarter of 2011.