In Spain, a unit of length, = ¹⁄₆ of a vara, about 13.93 centimeters (about 5.49 inches).
In Mexico, a unit of length, = ¹⁄₆ of a vara, about 139.667 millimeters.
Galvàn Riviera, 1844. Excerpt in Spanish with English translation.
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