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cran

(kræn)
n
(Units) a unit of capacity used for measuring fresh herring, equal to 37.5 gallons
[C18: of uncertain origin]
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Cran

 a measure of fish, about 750 herrings, 1797.
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Crans is also noted for its fine greens, which flourish in the sun.
Avec plus de 1.000 participants issus d'une centaine de pays et les representants des plus importantes organisations internationales, la ville de Dakhla consolide son attractivite de destination privilegiee pour les plus grandes manifestations internationales, comme en temoigne la tenue des 3 precedentes editions du prestigieux Forum Crans Montana.
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RICHIE RAMSAY received a surprise welcome in Switzerland ahead of the defence of his Omega Masters title when event organisers plastered a huge 30-foot banner of him in the host town of Crans Montana.
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Manam: March 8 (BNA) -- A Parliamentary delegation, comprising Shura council and House of Representatives' members participated in Crans Montana Forum in Brussels, Belgium.