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  • 161Defensive Organization of Corsica — The Defensive Organization of Corsica (Organization Défensive de la Corse) was the French military organization that in 1940 was responsible for the defense of the French island of Corsica against a potential invasion by Fascist Italy. As part of …

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  • 162Jerusalem during the Second Temple Period — The Temple Mount …

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  • 163Mausoleum of Halicarnassus — Scale model of the Mausoleum at Miniatürk, Istanbul …

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  • 164National Institute of Metrology Standardization and Industrial Quality — The National Institute of Metrology, Standardization and Industrial Quality (INMETRO) is a Brazilian federal autarchy, linked to MDIC, the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Commerce. In Brazil, certification bodies must be accredited… …

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  • 165Le Bretask, Dowgate —    There was a house of this name in the parish of All Hallows the Less in Dowgate Ward mentioned in the Husting Rolls 62 (102) and 76 (262) (Cal. L. Bk. F. p. 1 note).    In 1334 Nicholas de Farndon gave it under the name le Bretasse in Thames… …

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  • 166barricade — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. blockade, stockade; fence, barrier. See defense, enclosure, closure. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. obstacle, blockade, roadblock, obstruction; see barrier . v. Syn. obstruct, block, fortify; see bar 1 . III …

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  • 167brace — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. invigorate, stimulate; support, prop, strengthen. See refreshment. n. bracket, stay, girder; bit, stock; pair. See strength, numeration, power. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A support] Syn. prop, bolster …

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  • 168confirm — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. establish, strengthen; ratify, validate, approve, endorse; verify, substantiate, prove, corroborate. See assent, strength, evidence, demonstration. Ant., cancel, contradict. II (Roget s IV) v. 1.… …

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  • 169garrison — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fort[ress], outpost, stronghold; camp, bivouac; billet, barracks, soldiery. v. occupy, encamp, billet; defend, secure, protect, fortify. See defense, combatant. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Militia] Syn.… …

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  • 170fort — [15] Etymologically, a fort is a ‘strong place’. The word comes either from Old French fort or from Italian forte, both noun uses of an adjective descended from Latin fortis ‘strong’. A similar semantic result, but achieved by derivation rather… …

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  • 171rampart — [16] Rampart, which means etymologically ‘fortified place’, has a very convoluted history. Its ultimate ancestor is Latin parāre ‘prepare’ (source of English prepare). To this was added the prefix ante ‘before’ to produce the Vulgar Latin verb… …

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  • 172fortification — early 15c., “strengthening,” also “defensive earthworks, tower” (mid 15c.), from M.Fr. fortification strengthening, fortification, from L.L. fortificationem (nom. fortificatio), noun of action from pp. stem of fortificare (see FORTIFY (Cf …

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  • 173rampart — (n.) 1580s, from M.Fr. rempart, from remparer to fortify, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + emparer fortify, take possession of, from O.Prov. amparer, from V.L. *anteparare prepare, properly to make preparations beforehand, from L. ante …

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  • 174Panama Canal —    An interoceanic waterway across the Panamanian isthmus initially envisaged by Spanish conquerors in the sixteenth century. Between the sixteenth and the twentieth centuries there was an isthmian road that suddenly became vitally important in… …

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  • 175reinforce — verb 1) troops reinforced the dam Syn: strengthen, fortify, bolster up, shore up, buttress, prop up, underpin, brace, support 2) reinforcing links between colleges and companies Syn: strengthen, fortify …

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  • 176strengthen — verb 1) calcium strengthens growing bones Syn: fortify, make strong/stronger, build up, give strength to Ant: weaken 2) engineers strengthened the walls Syn: reinforce, make stronger, buttress …

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  • 177strengthen — strengthen, *invigorate, fortify, energize, reinforce can mean to make strong or stronger. Strengthen is the most general term, applicable not only to persons or their physical, mental, or moral powers but also to things material or immaterial… …

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  • 178Cair Andros —    Island in the river Anduin north of Minas Tirith fortified by Gondor for the defence of Anórien.        The Ship of Long foam .    A large river island in the Anduin, to the east of the land of Anórien.    It was held in defence against Mordor …

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  • 179reinforce — verb 1) contractors reinforced the dam Syn: strengthen, fortify, bolster up, shore up, buttress, prop up, underpin, brace, support 2) reinforcing links between colleges and companies Syn: strengthen …

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  • 180διασταυρωσάμενος — διασταυρόω cut off and fortify with a palisade aor part mid masc nom sg διασταυρόω cut off and fortify with a palisade aor part mid masc nom sg …

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