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RUTA, civ. law. The name given to those things which are extracted or taken from land, as sand, chalk, coal, and such other things. Poth. Pand. liv. 50, h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This represents 14% of the banking system's exposure to Ruta del Sol at USD429 million/COP1.5 trillion, of which banks provisioned 40%-50% of the exposure.
In addition,in another previous study [30], it has been demonstrated a lower antibacterial activity of Tunisian oils from Ruta chalepensis towards E.coli (7 mm), K.
While his case was still being reviewed by the UCI, Froome started the Ruta del Sol on Wednesday, as is allowed under UCI rules, which do not require a provisional suspension in cases of 'specified substances' like salbutamol.
Froome has raced each of them in previous seasons, winning in Oman in 2013 and 2014 and the Ruta Del Sol in 2015, but the latter's more mountainous start with a short, flat time-trial to finish on February 18 is the best fit for the challenges ahead on the road.
Lithuania's hopes for its first Rio Olympics medal were dashed after Ruta Meilutyte, the gold winner in the 100 metre breaststroke in 2012 London Olympic Games, came in seventh in the final.
Le duel entre la Russe Yuliya Efimova et la jeune nageuse Lituanienne de 18 ans Ruta Meilutyte etait attendu et il a bien eu lieu.