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  • Of the reptiles the leopard lizard and gridiron-tailed lizard, the " chuck-walla " (Sauromalus ater), the rattle-snake, and the horned toad are the most numerous.
  • The city was laid out as a gridiron of parallel streets, each of which had an attendant subterranean canal.
  • The port is provided with four dry docks and a gridiron, and its quays exceed 5 m.
  • Railways gridiron the province, which contains over one-third the total mileage of the dominion; their construction is aided by provincial and municipal subsidies, in addition to that paid by the federal government.
  • The original city of Seleucus was laid out in imitation of the "gridiron" plan of Alexandria by the architect, Xenarius.

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