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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.
Historical Examples

The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume 29 of 55 Various
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 Various
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIV, 1630-34 Various
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XXXI, 1640 Diego Aduarte
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume VIII (of 55), 1591-1593 Emma Helen Blair
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 E.H. Blair
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 – Volume 40 of 55 Francisco Colin
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, Volume V., 1582-1583 Various
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 Emma Helen Blair


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