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Libra was a former measure of weight in ancient Rome, equivalent to 12 ounces, and the forerunner of the modern pound weight.
 
Libra was a former measure of weight in ancient Rome, equivalent to 12 ounces, and the forerunner of the modern pound weight.
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It is the source of the currency names ''lira'' and ''livre''.
  
  

Revision as of 17:28, 10 December 2019

1. Cryptocurrency.

Libra is a cryptocurrency sponsored by Facebook, to be governed by the Libra Association.


2. Historical.

Libra was a former measure of weight in ancient Rome, equivalent to 12 ounces, and the forerunner of the modern pound weight.

It is the source of the currency names lira and livre.


See also