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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.
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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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Introductory fares to Puerto Rico - a US territory - start at PS269 one way, with Pula costing from PS22.
Pula said there will be no change in the parking, launching and boat rental rates.
To coincide with the route's launch pubs - including the Tap and Spile at Hexham, The Free Trade Inn in Byker, and The Brandling Villa in Gosforth - are holding Pula Pint Week offering customers the chance to win a pair of return flights to Pula, a brewery tour, or a case of beer.
Local holidaymakers have been requesting services to Menorca, Murcia and Pula and we are happy to be offering these amazing destinations for 2013.
Little can be expected from the veteran on his Pula debut.
Before we set sail on two Sunsail 39ft yachts, a visit to Pula was in order.
The city of Pula is packed with museums and steeped in history, with traces of Byzantine, Venetian and Austrian cultures still evident in the city today, including one of the world's largest and most beautiful Roman amphitheaters.
Pula airport director Bruno Rogovic said: "Everything went according to an emergency plan.
And when Ryanair flew their inaugural flight into Pula from Stansted at the end of last month, mayor Boris Miletic, 31, was delighted.
I know what I need to do and that's repeat the performances of the last three years at Pula and get inside the top ten," said the former Ryder Cup ace.
171) returns to Belgrade and the Istrian towns of Pula and Rijeka, where the action of his earlier novels takes place.
Invitation to tender: Providing Laundry And Ironing Of Bed Linen For The Kindergarten Pula