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POLE. A measure of length, equal to five yards and a half. Vide Measure.

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com, to help raise public awareness about the plight of the polar bear.
He said the new tests were needed to rule out the possibility it came from the Polar Lander.
Unlike tropical cyclones, polar lows are not routinely identified and tracked in real time.
The polar bear occupies a diverse set of niches in the popular imagination.
A group of researchers led by Pennsylvania State University and University of Buffalo scientists performed deep genome sequencing on a polar bear, three brown bears and a black bear.
Whatever the reason, the family that owns and runs Polar is hoping southerners keep drinking the company's trademark orange soda - and the dozens of other sodas and seltzers Polar manufactures here in Worcester.
The remaining respondents marked the third option: "I have nothing in principle against the polar bear, but I certainly would not like to have him as a neighbor.
Polar bears could potentially become a threatened species.
Polar bears are at the top of the Arctic food chain: A single bear can devour 100 pounds of seal blubber at one meal.
ITEM: In an article about alcoholic beverages in the New York Times for January 14, Jonathan Miles reported: "By proposing to add polar bears to the list of 'threatened' species last month, the Bush administration seemed to finally acknowledge that global warming is taking a toll.