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ALMANAC. A table or calendar, in which are set down the revolutions of the seasons, the rising and setting of the sun, the phases of the moon, the most remarkable conjunctions, positions and phenomena of the heavenly bodies, the months of the year, the days of the month and week, and a variety of other matter.
     2. The courts will take judicial notice of the almanac; for example, whether a certain day of the month was on a Sunday or not. Vin. Ab. h.t.; 6 Mod. 41; Cro. Eliz. 227, pl. 12; 12 Vin. Ab. Evidence (A, b, 4.) In dating instruments, some sects, the Quakers, for example, instead of writing January, February, March, &c., use the terms, First month, Second month, Third month, &c., and these are equally valid in such writings. Vide 1 Smith's Laws of Pennsylvania, 217.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Critique: An inherently engaging, impressively informative, exceptionally well written, thoughtful and thought-provoking read throughout, "A Year with Nature: An Almanac" will prove to be an extraordinarily popular addition to community and academic library collections.
Modeled after the Old Farmers' Almanac, it includes information related to the annual moon calendar (weather forecasts and horoscopes), as well as legends, rituals, herbal secrets, mystic incantations, interviews, and many a curious tale of good and evil.
Unlike NOAA, which examines current and past weather patterns and analyzes computer models to make predictions, the Farmers' Almanac does not use modern forecasting techniques.
"Contrary to some stories floating around on the internet, our time-tested, long-range formula is pointing towards a very long, cold, and snow-filled winter, said Peter Geiger, editor of the Farmer's Almanac. "We stand by our forecast and formula, which accurately predicted most of the winter storms last year as well as this summer's steamy, hot conditions."
"Almanac has an aggressive growth plan over the next five years and he will oversee the opening or rebranding of several properties including Vienna, Prague, Budapest, and Zagreb," said Herbert Haselbacher, president and CEO of Almanac Hotels.
The promoter of the Almanac was the Rector of the University of Mostar, Zoran TomiA, who said that this almanac offered solutions and possibilities for overcoming of identified problems concerning the constitutiveness and equality of Croats in BiH.
* The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2017 month by month featuring national, international and general news and information.
Additionally, along the Atlantic Seaboard the ( Almanac is predicting heavy precipitation events through January, February and March.
Two hours of early guidance directly from me -- along with ongoing access to the LMS Almanac -- will prepare anyone to focus in today's wildly diverse learning technology market."
Critique: Informative, insightful, thoughtful and thought-provoking, "The Patient's Resource and Almanac of Primary Care Medicine" is alphabetically organized by topic, with nurse Agnes Oblas essays covering Antioxidants and CoQ; to Blood Clots, Earwax, Food Poisoning, Peanut Butter, Sugar Substitutes, Tuberculosis, and so much more!
"The Worcester Almanac assembles key data points about social and economic change in the city in one place, offering a snapshot in time to those seeking to understand the community,'' according to Timothy J.
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