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  • Equivalent reQaapa?coo-n) (now superseded by the term p roTEta " the fast"), are derived from the Sunday which was the fortieth day before Easter, as Quinquagesima and Sexagesima are the fiftieth and sixtieth, Quadragesima being until the 7th century the capul jejunii or first day of the fast.
  • Iii.; Clarence King and others in the Report of the Fortieth Parallel Survey (U.S. Geol.
  • Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel); G.
  • - Clarence King, Report of the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (Professional Papers of the Engineer Department, U.S. Army); George M.
  • Was intended for its north boundary, and although Penn's charter prescribed that Pennsylvania should extend on the south to the " beginning of the fortieth degree of Northern Latitude," a controversy arose with regard to the boundary between the two provinces, and there was a long period of litigation; in 1763-1767 Charles Mason and` Jeremiah Dixon, two English mathematicians, established the line named from them (see Mason And Dixon Line), which runs along the parallel 39° 43' 26" 3 N.

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