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  • 141Nil Darpan — Nil Durpan (Bengali: নীল দর্পন।, The Mirror of Indigo; translated as Nil Darpan; or, The Indigo Planting Mirror) is a Bengali play written by Dinabandhu Mitra in 1858 1859. The play was essential to Nilbidraha, or Indigo revolt of February–March… …

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  • 142Ode on the Departing Year — was composed by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1796. The poem describes Coleridge s feelings on politics and religion, and it emphasizes an idyllic lifestyle as an optimal way of living. Contents 1 Background 2 Poem 3 Themes 4 …

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  • 143parliament — n 1.Usu. Parliament, British legislature, House of Lords, Lords Spiritual, Lords Temporal, House of Commons. 2. legislature, congress, senate, diet, assembly, upper and lower house or chamber, Both Early Eng. Hist. witangemot, witan; lawmakers,… …

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  • 144Houses of Parliament — noun 1. the upper and lower chambers of a legislature, especially the British legislature. 2. the building in which they meet …

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  • 145Lords Spiritual — The Lords Spiritual of the United Kingdom, also called Spiritual Peers, are the 26 clergymen of the established Church of England who serve in the House of Lords along with the Lords Temporal. The established Church of Scotland, which is… …

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  • 146backbench — noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1855 a bench in a British legislature (as the House of Commons) occupied by rank and file members compare front bench • backbencher noun …

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  • 147front bench — noun Date: circa 1889 either of the two benches nearest the chair in a British legislature (as the House of Commons) occupied by government and opposition leaders; also the leaders themselves compare backbench • front bencher noun …

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  • 148Adam Ferguson — Adam Ferguson, also known as Ferguson of Raith (20 June 1723 (O.S.) (July 1, N.S.) 22 February 1816) was a philosopher and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment.LifeBorn at Logierait in Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland, he received his education at …

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  • 149parliament — n. House of Lords and House of Commons (of Great Britain and Ireland), British legislature …

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  • 150Constitution of the United Kingdom — British Constitution redirects here. For the card game, see British Constitution (solitaire). United Kingdom This article is part of the series …

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  • 151Member of Parliament — Legislature This series is part of the Politics series Legislature Legislatures by country Parliament Member of Parliament Parliamentary group Parliamentary group leader Congress Congressperson …

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  • 152List of legislatures by country — Legislature This series is part of the Politics series Legislature Legislatures by country Parliament Member of Parliament Parliamentary group Parliamentary group leader Congress Congressperson …

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  • 153Britisch-Kolumbien — British Columbia Colombie Britannique Britisch Kolumbien Wappen Flagge (Details) …

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  • 154Britisch Kolumbien — British Columbia Colombie Britannique Britisch Kolumbien Wappen Flagge (Details) …

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  • 155CA-BC — British Columbia Colombie Britannique Britisch Kolumbien Wappen Flagge (Details) …

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  • 156Order Paper — British House of Commons Order Paper from 24 June 2009. The Order Paper is a daily publication in the Westminster system of government which lists the business of parliament for that day s sitting. A separate paper is issued daily for each house… …

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  • 157Crown Dependencies — British Crown Dependencies …

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  • 158Eyre, Edward John — ▪ British explorer and official born Aug. 5, 1815, Hornsea, Yorkshire, Eng. died Nov. 30, 1901, near Tavistock, Devon  English explorer in Australia for whom Lake Eyre (Eyre, Lake) and the Eyre Peninsula (both in South Australia) are named. He… …

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  • 159Grey, Sir George — ▪ British colonial administrator born April 14, 1812, Lisbon died Sept. 19, 1898, London  British colonial administrator who was called upon to govern in periods of crisis, most notably in New Zealand, South Australia, and the Cape Colony (South… …

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  • 160Plunket, William Conyngham Plunket, 1st Baron — ▪ British Irish lawyer born July 1, 1764, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ire. died Jan. 4, 1854, near Bray, County Wicklow  Anglo Irish lawyer, parliamentary orator, successor to Henry Grattan (died 1820) as chief spokesman for Roman Catholic… …

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