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  • 141Bicholim conflict — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Bicholim Conflict caption= partof= date=Mid 1640 early 1641 place=North Goa particularly in region of Bicholim, Pernem and Bardez result= Treaty of non aggression combatant1=Maratha Empire, Local villagers… …

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  • 142Mary Ann Davidson — is the Chief Security Officer of Oracle Corporation, the second largest software company in the world. Her outspoken views regarding software security and role as security spokesperson for a leading database product have made hers an important… …

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  • 143Arlene Holt Baker — (born 1951) is an African American trade union activist and labor leader. A staff assistant with the AFL CIO since 1995, she was appointed Executive Vice President of the labor federation by the AFL CIO Executive Council in 2007. She became the… …

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  • 144Charter of Virginia — JAMES, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, c. WHEREAS our loving and well disposed Subjects, Sir Thorn as Gales, and Sir George Somers, Knights, Richard Hackluit, Clerk, Prebendary of… …

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  • 145Keelung Campaign — The Keelung Campaign (October 1884 to April 1885) was a military campaign undertaken by the French in northern Formosa (Taiwan) during the Sino French War (August 1884–April 1885). Criticised at the time by Admiral Amédée Courbet, the commander… …

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  • 146Cryptography — Secret code redirects here. For the Aya Kamiki album, see Secret Code. Symmetric key cryptography, where the same key is used both for encryption and decryption …

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  • 147Netscape Communicator — Entwickler Netscape Corp. Aktuelle Version 4.8 (22. August 2002) Betriebssystem Linux, Mac OS 9, Windows Kategorie Programmsammlu …

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  • 148munitions — [myo͞o nishənz] pl.n. 〚< MFr munition < L munitio, a fortifying, defending < munire, to fortify < moenia, fortifications < IE base * mei , to fortify > MERE3, L murus, wall〛 [sometimes with sing. v.] war supplies; esp., weapons and ammunition * * …

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  • 149bhergh- — I. bhergh 1 To hide, protect. Oldest form *bherg̑h , becoming *bhergh in centum languages. 1. a. Germanic compound *h(w)als berg (see kʷel 1); b. Germanic compound *skēr berg (see sker 1). Both a and b from Germanic *bergan, to protect …

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  • 150brace — /brays/, n., v., braced, bracing. n. 1. something that holds parts together or in place, as a clasp or clamp. 2. anything that imparts rigidity or steadiness. 3. Also called bitbrace, bitstock. Mach. a device for holding and turning a bit for&#8230; …

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  • 151fortification — /fawr teuh fi kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of fortifying or strengthening. 2. something that fortifies or protects. 3. the art or science of constructing defensive military works. 4. Often, fortifications. military works constructed for the purpose …

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  • 152international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political&#8230; …

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  • 153munite — /myooh nuyt /, v.t., munited, muniting. Obs. to fortify. [1400 50; late ME: fortified < L munitus, ptp. of munire to wall (a town), fortify; see ITE2] * * * …

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  • 154Puglia — /pooh lyah/, n. Italian name of Apulia. * * * or Apulia Autonomous regione, southeastern Italy. It is located between the Adriatic Sea, the Apennines, and the Gulf of Taranto. It was ruled in the early Middle Ages by Goths, Lombards, and&#8230; …

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  • 155Sweden — /sweed n/, n. a kingdom in N Europe, in the E part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. 8,946,193; 173,732 sq. mi. (449,964 sq. km). Cap.: Stockholm. Swedish, Sverige. * * * Sweden Introduction Sweden Background: A military power during the 17th&#8230; …

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  • 156Bunker Hill, Battle of — Important colonial victory early in the American Revolution. Two months after the battles of Lexington and Concord, more than 15,000 colonial troops assembled near Boston to prevent the British army from occupying several hills around the city.&#8230; …

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  • 157Iberville, Pierre Le Moyne d' — (baptized July 20, 1661, Ville Marie de Montréal died July 9, 1706, Havana, Cuba, Spanish empire) French Canadian naval hero and explorer. As a young man he led raids on English fur trading posts on Hudson Bay. He commanded expeditions against&#8230; …

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  • 158La Galissonnière, Roland-Michel Barrin, marquis de — born Nov. 10, 1693, Rochefort, France died Oct. 26, 1756, Montereau French naval officer. While serving in the French navy (1710–36), he made several supply trips to New France and held various commands in the Atlantic. As commandant general of&#8230; …

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  • 159Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo — ▪ Primary Source       This agreement ended the war between the United States and Mexico. It was signed on February 2, 1848, at Villa de Guadalupe Hidalgo. By its terms, the United States paid Mexico $15 million for more than 525,000 square miles …

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  • 160Palacký University of Olomouc — Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci Latin: Universitatis Palackianae Olomoucencis Established 1573&#160;(1573) (as a universit …

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