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braza

[brah-thah, -sah] /ˈbrɑ θɑ, -sɑ/
noun, plural brazas
[brah-thahs, -sahs] /ˈbrɑ θɑs, -sɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a unit of length in some Spanish-speaking countries, representing the reach of outspread arms, officially 5.48 U.S. ft. (1.67 meters) in Spain and 5.68 U.S. ft. (1.73 meters) in Argentina.
Origin
< Spanish < Latin brāchia arms (neuter plural), taken as feminine singular; see brace
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