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LITRE. A French measure of capacity. It is of the size of a decimetre, or one-tenth part of a cubic metre. It is equal to 61.028 cubic inches. Vide Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Kyrgyzstan exported champagne only in 2015 in the volume of 2,800 decalitres.
"Our demand, according to National Statistics Committee, is above 4 million decalitres, and we produce 2.5 million of them and more than 1 million is imported.
The company plans to supply China with more than 35,000 decalitres (616,000 pints) of beer before the end of the year, it said in a statement.