A unit of length in Spain and its former dependencies, ¹⁄₃₆ vara.
Some 20th century values:
|Colombia, Spain, Honduras, and Panama||2.32 centimeters (about 0.914 inch)|
|Costa Rica||2.322 centimeters
[Costa Rica. Ministerio de formento.]
|Argentina, El Salvador, and the Philippines||= 1 inch, 2.54 centimeters (UN, 1966)|
|Mexico||2.328 centimeters (UN, 1966)
Galván Riviera, 1844. Excerpt in Spanish with English translation.
|Nicaragua||2.3 centimeters. (UN, 1966)|
|Paraguay||2.406 centimeters. (UN, 1966)|
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