- Also called old oka. a former measure of weight in Turkey and neighboring countries, equal to about 2.75 pounds (1.25 kilograms).
- Also called new oka. a modern measure of weight in Turkey and neighboring countries, standarized as equal to the kilogram.
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And up there on a small ledge Oka Sayye came down directly above us.Her Father's Daughter|Gene Stratton-Porter
Nigni Novgorod, where the Oka empties into the Volga, was as usual the appointed place of rendezvous.The Empire of Russia|John S. C. Abbott
Oka has described the development from the statoblast of the allied Japanese species.Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa|Nelson Annandale
The Oka joins the Volga at Nijni, and the town is situated on a high peninsula between the two rivers.The Siberian Overland Route from Peking to Petersburg,|Alexander Michie
I lived at Riasan with my father, aunt and cousin, in a little wooden house not far from the banks of the Oka.