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  • 121Nigeria — Nigerian, adj., n. /nuy jear ee euh/, n. a republic in W Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British colony and protectorate. 107,129,469; 356,669 sq. mi. (923,773 sq. km). Cap.: Abuja. Official name, Federal Republic of… …

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  • 122Sweden — /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… …

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  • 123First Stadtholderless Period — The First Stadtholderless Period or Era (1650 1672) (Dutch Eerste Stadhouderloze Tijdperk ) is the period in the history of the Dutch Republic in which it reached the zenith of its economic, military and political Golden Age. The term has… …

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  • 124Timeline of Russian inventions and technology records — The Hall of Space Technology in the Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics, Kaluga, Russia. The exhibition includes the models and replicas of the following Russian inventions: the first satellite, Sputnik 1 (a ball under the… …

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  • 125Battle of Magersfontein — Part of Second Boer War …

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  • 126Social Protection — ▪ 2006 Introduction With medical costs skyrocketing and government programs scaled back, citizens bore more responsibility for their health care costs; irregular migration, human trafficking, and migrant smuggling posed challenges for… …

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  • 127Czechoslovak history — Introduction       history of the region comprising the historical lands of Bohemia, Moravia, and Slovakia from prehistoric times through their federation, under the name Czechoslovakia, during 1918–92. With the dissolution of the Czechoslovak… …

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  • 128Influenza pandemic — Note: For information about the content, tone and sourcing of this article, please see the tags at the bottom of this page. An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large… …

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  • 129St. Charles Borromeo —     St. Charles Borromeo     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Charles Borromeo     St. Charles Borromeo Archbishop of Milan, Cardinal Priest of the Title of St. Prassede, Papal Secretary of State under Pius IV, and one of the chief factors in the… …

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  • 130Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda link allegations — were made by some U.S. Government officials who claimed that a highly secretive relationship existed between former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and the radical Islamist militant organization Al Qaeda from 1992 to 2003, specifically through a… …

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  • 131Persecution of Bahá'ís — Bahá í Faith Central figures Bahá u lláh The Báb · Abdu l Bahá Key scriptur …

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  • 132Czechoslovak coup d'état of 1948 — The Czechoslovak coup d état of 1948 (often simply the Czech coup) (Czech: Únor 1948, Slovak: Február 1948, both meaning February 1948 ) – in Communist historiography known as Victorious February (Czech: Vítězný únor, Slovak: Víťazný február) –… …

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  • 133McNamara Taylor mission — US Defense Secretary Robert McNamara …

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  • 134painting — /payn ting/, n. 1. a picture or design executed in paints. 2. the act, art, or work of a person who paints. 3. the works of art painted in a particular manner, place, or period: a book on Flemish painting. 4. an instance of covering a surface… …

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  • 1352011 military intervention in Libya — Operation Freedom Falcon redirects here. For the military operation in the Second Gulf War, see Operation Falcon Freedom. Military intervention in Libya …

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  • 136stand — 1 verb past tense and past participle stood /stUd/ BE UPRIGHT 1 (I) to support yourself on your feet in an upright position: It looks like we ll have to stand there are no seats left. | Can you see any better from where you re standing? | stand… …

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  • 137Harriet Tubman — circa 1885 …

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  • 138La Bayadère — ( The Temple Dancer ) (RussianБаядерка Bayaderka ) is a ballet, originally staged in four acts and seven scenes, choreographed by the balletmaster Marius Petipa to the music of Ludwig Minkus. It was first performed by the Imperial Ballet at the… …

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  • 139Seung-Hui Cho — Background information Occupation Student Born January 18, 1984(1984 01 18) Seoul, South Korea D …

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  • 140Church Statistics —     Ecclesiastical Statistics     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Statistics     In dealing with statistics, both theoretically and practically, it is unimportant whether the men, matters, or actions subject to observation are… …

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