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Archivo General de Puerto Rico: Documentos, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, (Spanish), Retrieved November 12, 2008. This, however, did not keep people of Jewish descent from settling in Puerto Rico.

Maukharis descent from the Madras? Commandaria claims descent from wine made by the knights
through the Awash Valley may be chosen.

These Mennonites descend from a mass migration in the 1920s of roughly 6,000 Old Colony Mennonites from the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Two tracks from Swim were used for the album, being "descend" and Stereoworld.

Protopunk band The Stooges songs would often descend into scat singing at the end or midway through track in their albums Raw Power and Fun House with the lead singer Iggy Pop spouting strange vocal imporovisations and screams.

In the event of a spin, the wing unit can be detached from the pilot, and both pilot and wing unit descend to Earth on separated parachutes.

However, it only traps the one hit if they are in contact with the ground, otherwise it functions as a throwing weapon that causes the victim to rapidly descend to the ground upon impact.

The conclusion of the study was that today 32% of MacLeods descend through the male line from a common ancestor.

Soon afterwards, Johnny's parents descend into the basement to view Tara's corpse covered with a piece of old newspaper with the words "I forgive you, Johnny" written in her blood (which she apparently wrote before expiring).

They grew afraid and quickly began to descend.

Both consequent phrases of "Streets of Laredo” and the theme from Barber's "Allegretto” begin on a D-flat and proceed to descend to the D-flat an octave below.

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