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  • 141 History of American football positions — American Football position names are based on the role the player normally has in the offense, rather than necessarily his position at the start of the play. Tight ends, for instance, usually line up to the outside of one of the offensive tackles …

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  • 142 Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde — Studio album by The Byrds Released March 5, 1969 …

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  • 143 Gangaridai — was the name of a kingdom in 300 BC in what is now the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent. It was described by the Greek traveller Megasthenes in his work Indica. The Greek and Latin historians suggested that Alexander the Great withdrew… …

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  • 144 Byrds — The Byrds Gründung 1964 Auflösung 1973 Genre Folk, Rock, Country Gründungsmitglieder Gesang, Gitarre Roger McGuinn Gesang, Gitarre …

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  • 145 The Byrds —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec The Birds. The Byrds Pays d’origine …

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  • 146 Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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  • 147 Beijing — /bay jing /, n. Pinyin. a city in and the capital of the People s Republic of China, in the NE part, in central Hebei province: traditional capital of China. 7,570,000. Also, Peking, Peiching. Formerly (1928 49), Peiping. * * * I or Pei ching… …

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  • 148 cosmos — /koz meuhs, mohs/, n., pl. cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical… …

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  • 149 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 150 Ghana — Ghanaian, Ghanian /gah nee euhn, gan ee /, n., adj. /gah neuh, gan euh/, n. 1. a republic in West Africa comprising the former colonies of the Gold Coast and Ashanti, the protectorate of the Northern Territories, and the U.N. trusteeship of… …

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  • 151 Huang He — /hwahng hue /, Pinyin. a river flowing from W China into the Gulf of Bohai. 2800 mi. (4510 km) long. See map under Chang Jiang. Also, Hwang Ho. Also called Yellow River. * * * , or Huang Ho English Yellow River River, northern central and eastern …

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  • 152 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 153 Mexico — /mek si koh /, n. 1. a republic in S North America. 97,563,374; 761,530 sq. mi. (1,972,363 sq. km). Cap.: Mexico City. 2. a state in central Mexico. 6,245,000; 8268 sq. mi. (21,415 sq. km). Cap.: Toluca. 3. Gulf of, Mexican, Golfo de México /gawl …

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  • 154 river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …

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  • 155 Ural Mountains — a mountain range in the W Russian Federation, extending N and S from the Arctic Ocean to near the Caspian Sea, forming a natural boundary between Europe and Asia. Highest peak, Mt. Narodnaya, 6214 ft. (1894 m). Also called Urals. * * * Mountain… …

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  • 156 Amur River — Chinese Heilong Jiang or Hei lung Chiang River, northeastern Asia. The Amur proper begins at the confluence of the Shilka and Argun rivers and is 1,755 mi (2,824 km) long. It flows east southeast along the Russian Chinese border to Khabarovsk,… …

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  • 157 Everest, Mount — Tibetan Chomolungma Nepali Sagarmatha Peak on the crest of the Himalayas, southern Asia. The highest point on Earth, with a summit at 29,035 ft (8,850 m), it lies on the border between Nepal and Tibet (China). Numerous attempts to climb Everest… …

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  • 158 Plata, Río de la — Estuary of the Paraná and Uruguay rivers, between Uruguay and Argentina. It is about 170 mi (275 km) long, with a maximum width at its mouth of about 140 mi (220 km); at Montevideo it is about 60 mi (97 km) wide but narrows gradually to the… …

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  • 159 Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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  • 160 Architecture and Civil Engineering — ▪ 2009 Introduction Architecture       For Notable Civil Engineering Projects in work or completed in 2008, see Table (Notable Civil Engineering Projects (in work or completed, 2008)).        Beijing was the centre of the world of architecture… …

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