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  • 181The Holy Science — is a book written by Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri in 1894 under the title Kaivalya Darsanam . Sri Yukteswar states that he wrote The Holy Science at the request of Mahavatar Babaji. The book compares parallel passages from the Bible and Bhagavad Gita …

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  • 182Duncan Lunan — Born 24 October 1945 (1945 10 24) (age 66) Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Occupation science and science fiction writer, astronomer, journalist Nationality …

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  • 183Timeline of zoology — A preliminary timeline of the history of zoology before the 1859 publication of Darwin s Origin of Species . Ancient world *28000 BC. Cave painting (e.g. Chauvet cave [http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/arcnat/lascaux/en/] ) in Europe, especially …

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  • 184Estonia — Infobox Country native name = et. Eesti Vabariik conventional long name = Republic of Estonia common name = Estonia national anthem = Mu isamaa, mu õnn ja rõõm (English: en. My Fatherland, My Happiness and Joy ) map caption = map caption|location …

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  • 185equinox — /ee kweuh noks , ek weuh /, n. 1. the time when the sun crosses the plane of the earth s equator, making night and day of approximately equal length all over the earth and occurring about March 21 (vernal equinox or spring equinox) and September… …

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  • 186climate change — Introduction  periodic modification of Earth s climate brought about as a result of changes in the atmosphere as well as interactions between the atmosphere and various other geologic, chemical, biological, and geographic factors within the Earth …

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  • 187American Indians —     American Indians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► American Indians     GENERAL     When Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492 he was welcomed by a brown skinned people whose physical appearance confirmed him in his opinion that… …

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  • 188Raid on Rochefort — Part of Seven Year s War British chart of the Basque Roads, 1757 …

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  • 189parallèle — (pa ra lè l ) adj. 1°   Terme de géométrie. Il se dit de deux lignes ou de deux surfaces également distantes l une de l autre dans toute leur étendue. Ces deux lignes sont parallèles l une à l autre. •   L arrangement des couches horizontales et… …

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  • 190spring — Synonyms and related words: Eastertide, Highland fling, Lastex, Maytime, accrue from, adaptability, adolescence, aestival, air mattress, airiness, ambition, anabasis, and jump, appear, arctic, arise, arrive, ascension, ascent, aspiration, autumn …

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  • 191spring equinox — The point in time when there is an intersection of the ecliptic and the celestial equator (equinoctial), at which the sun is moving from a south to a north declination. The equinox occurs around March 21 the exact date varies a day or two because …

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  • 192tropical year — The period between two successive vernal equinoxes, the time the earth takes to complete one orbit around the sun relative to the first point of Aries. Its length was 365 days 5 h 48 min and 45.19 s in 2000, and it is changing by 0.00000006162 ´… …

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  • 193line — I [[t]laɪn[/t]] n. v. lined, lin•ing 1) a long mark of very slight breadth, made with a pen, pencil, tool, etc., on a surface 2) math. a continuous extent of length, straight or curved, without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point 3) …

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  • 194precession of the equinoxes — n. Astron. the occurrence of the equinoxes earlier in each successive sidereal year because of a slow wobble in the earth s axial spin which shifts the equinoctial points slightly westward along the ecliptic: the wobble is caused by the pull of… …

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  • 195year — n. 1 (also astronomical year, equinoctial year, natural year, solar year, tropical year) the time occupied by the earth in one revolution round the sun, 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 46 seconds in length (cf. sidereal year). 2 (also calendar …

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