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Pu·la

 (po͞o′lə, -lä)
A city of northwest Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. Captured by Rome in 178 bc, it was a major naval station of the Habsburg empire and passed to Italy in 1919 and to Yugoslavia in 1947.

pu·la

 (po͞o′lä)
n.
See Table at currency.

[Tswana, rain (used as greeting for good fortune).]

pula

(ˈpʊlə)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Botswana, divided into 100 thebe

Pula

(Croatian ˈpuːla)
n
(Placename) a port in NW Croatia at the S tip of the Istrian Peninsula: made a Roman military base in 178 bc; became the main Austro-Hungarian naval station and passed to Italy in 1919, to Yugoslavia in 1947, and is now in independent Croatia. Pop: 67 000 (2007 est). Latin name: Pietas Julia Italian name: Pola

pu•la

(ˈpu lɑ)

n., pl. -la.
the basic monetary unit of Botswana.
[1976; < Tswana]

Pu•la

(ˈpu lɑ)

n.
a seaport in NW Yugoslavia, on the Istrian Peninsula. 77,057.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pula - the basic unit of money in Botswana
Botswana monetary unit - monetary unit in Botswana
thebe - 100 thebe equal 1 pula in Botswana
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twn de Kunikwn legomenwn esti men en th polei plhqo~ ouk oligon .
Katastroficheskoe izverzhenie v raione Flegreiskikh polei (Italiya) - vozmozhnyi istochnik vulkanicheskogo pepla v pozdnepleistotsenovykh otlozheniyakh Evropeiskoi chasti SSSR, Vulkanologiya i seismologiya 3:35-45.