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Roman Catholic Church
Congregation of the Mission.


church missionary.
common meter.
corresponding member. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • On their return they were more than satisfied with the progress of the C.M.

    A California Girl Edward Eldridge
  • They saw Barker and Brookes every day and had chats about the C.M.

    A California Girl Edward Eldridge
  • With regard to the Mass, I have been offered 1000 florins (C.M.) for it.

  • Miss C.M. Wilson was also in the second class at 4/6, but we did not meet.

    Lawn Tennis for Ladies Mrs. Lambert Chambers
  • The C.M. received a great impetus when they fell into line with the other advanced States.

    A California Girl Edward Eldridge
  • This march, by the way, ought to have been signed "after C.M. von Weber."

    Richard Wagner John F. Runciman
  • I write merely to say that I agree to give you the Mass and pianoforte arrangement of it for 1000 florins C.M.

  • The illumination (of a surface) is that given by one candle at one metre, the candle metre (C.M.) or lux.

    The Nature of Animal Light E. Newton Harvey
  • Many men have declared that C.M., as he is known to his friends, is the best salesman that ever stepped in shoe leather.

    United States Steel Arundel Cotter
Related Abbreviations for C.M.


center of mass
circular mil
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