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  • 121 Austria — Austrian, adj., n. /aw stree euh/, n. a republic in central Europe. 8,054,078; 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Cap.: Vienna. German, Österreich. * * * Austria Introduction Austria Background: Once the center of power for the large Austro… …

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  • 122 Des Moines — Des Moinesian /deuh moy nee euhn/. /deuh moyn / 1. a city in and the capital of Iowa, in the central part, on the Des Moines River. 191,003. 2. a river flowing SE from SW Minnesota through Iowa to the Mississippi River. ab. 530 mi. (850 km) long …

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  • 123 junctural — juncturally, adv. /jungk cheuhr euhl/, adj. of or pertaining to phonological juncture. [1940 45; JUNCTURE + AL1] * * * …

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  • 124 Peru — Peruvian /peuh rooh vee euhn/, adj., n. /peuh rooh /, n. 1. Spanish, Perú /pe rddooh /. a republic in W South America. 24,949,512; 496,222 sq. mi. (1,285,215 sq. km). Cap.: Lima. 2. a city in N central Indiana. 13,764. 3. a city in N Illinois. 10 …

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  • 125 philosophical anthropology — anthropology (def. 4). * * * Study of human nature conducted by the methods of philosophy. It is concerned with questions such as the status of human beings in the universe, the purpose or meaning of human life, and whether humanity can be made… …

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  • 126 suprasegmental — /sooh preuh seg men tl/, adj. 1. above, beyond, or in addition to a segment. 2. Ling. pertaining to or noting features of speech, as stress, pitch, and length, that accompany individual consonants and vowels and may extend over more than one such …

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  • 127 Guaporé River — or Iténez River, west central South America. Rising in southwestern Brazil (where it is known as the Iténez), it flows northwest past Mato Grosso city. It continues northwest, forming the border between Bolivia and Brazil, and empties into the… …

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  • 128 drug use — Introduction       use of drugs for psychotropic rather than medical purposes. Among the most common psychotropic drugs are opiates ( opium, morphine, heroin), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, psilocybin), barbiturates, cocaine, amphetamines,… …

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  • 129 Germany — • History divided by time periods, beginning with before 1556 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Germany     Germany     † …

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  • 130 Huguenots — • An extensive history of this French Protestant tradition Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Huguenots     Huguenots     † …

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  • 131 Italy — • In ancient times Italy had several other names: it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Enotria, wine producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece); Tyrrhenia, etc. The name Italy, which seems to… …

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  • 132 Knox, John — • Scotch Protestant leader, b. at Haddington, Scotland, between 1505 and 1515; d. at Edinburgh, 24 November, 1572 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Knox, John     John Kno …

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  • 133 History of the Jews —     History of the Jews     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of the Jews     (Yehúd m; Ioudaismos).     Of the two terms, Jews and Judaism, the former denotes usually the Israelites or descendants of Jacob (Israel) in contrast to Gentile races;… …

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  • 134 John Knox —     John Knox     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► John Knox     Scotch Protestant (Protestantism) leader, b. at Haddington, Scotland, between 1505 and 1515; d. at Edinburgh, 24 November, 1572. All the older biographies assign his birth to 1505, but… …

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  • 135 Robert Guiscard —     Robert Guiscard     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Robert Guiscard     Duke of Apulia and Calabria, founder of the Norman state of the Two Sicilies; born about 1016; died 17 July, 1085. He was the eldest son of the second marriage of Tancred,… …

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  • 136 conviction — con·vic·tion n 1: the act or process of convicting; also: the final judgment entered after a finding of guilt a prior conviction of murder would not overturn the conviction compare acquittal ◇ Jurisdictions differ as to what constitutes… …

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  • 137 Groin — In anatomy, the area where the upper thigh meets the trunk. More precisely, the fold or depression marking the juncture of the lower abdomen and the inner part of the thigh. In sports medicine, groin injuries are well known in pages of the sports …

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  • 138 flexure — A bend, as in an organ or structure. SYN: flexura [TA]. [L. flexura] anorectal f. [TA] the anteroposterior curve or angle, with convesity directed anteriorly, of the anorectal junction; tonus of the puborectalis (muscle) produces the …

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  • 139 articular knob — A swelling or irregularity in the integument at a joint, as on either side of a chela at the base of the movable finger or between the abdominal somites at the juncture of the terga and the pleura. [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. Swelling or… …

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  • 140 Chris Evert's Grand Slam history — Main article: Chris Evert Evert won 18 Grand Slam Tournaments in her career. Chris Evert won eighteen grand slam tournaments for her career (two Australian Open s, seven French Open s, three Wimbledon Championships , and six US Opens), and played …

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