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  • 101cañada — /keuhn yah deuh, yad euh/, n. Chiefly Western U.S. 1. a dry riverbed. 2. a small, deep canyon. [1840 50; < Sp, equiv. to cañ(a) CANE + ada n. suffix] * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources …

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  • 102Canada — /kan euh deuh/, n. a nation in N North America: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 29,123,194; 3,690,410 sq. mi. (9,558,160 sq. km). Cap.: Ottawa. * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural&#8230; …

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  • 103art, African — ▪ visual arts Introduction       the visual arts of native Africa, particularly sub Saharan Africa, including such media as sculpture, painting, pottery, rock art, textiles, masks, personal decoration, and jewelry.       For more general&#8230; …

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  • 104UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,&#8230; …

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  • 105The Bing Boys Are Here — Infobox Musical name = The Bing Boys Are Here subtitle = caption = Odette Myrtil music = Nat D. Ayer lyrics = Clifford Grey book = George Grossmith, Jr. and Fred Thompson basis = productions = 1916 West End awards = The Bing Boys Are Here ,&#8230; …

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  • 106biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old&#8230; …

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  • 107Demoniacs — • Article concerned with the demonic possession in the New Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Demoniacs     Demoniacs     † …

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  • 108Orcus (Dungeons &amp; Dragons) — Orcus Game background Title(s) Prince of the Undead, Prince of Undeath, The Blood Lord Home plane Abyss Power level Demon lord Alignment …

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  • 109japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,&#8230; …

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  • 110Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the&#8230; …

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  • 111Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.&#8230; …

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  • 112Leonardo da Vinci — • Florentine painter, sculptor, architect, engineer and scholar (1452 1519) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Leonardo da Vinci     Leonardo da Vinci      …

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  • 113Daniel 8 — 1 In the third year of the reign of king Belshazzar a vision appeared unto me, even unto me Daniel, after that which appeared unto me at the first. 2 And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was at Shushan in the palace,&#8230; …

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  • 114Locke’s political theory — Ian Harris The author of Two Treatises of Government also wrote An Essay concerning Human Understanding. This is an elementary fact, but one with an important implication for understanding Locke’s political theory. For Two Treatises is an&#8230; …

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  • 115ḤASIDISM — ḤASIDISM, a popular religious movement giving rise to a pattern of communal life and leadership as well as a particular social outlook which emerged in Judaism and Jewry in the second half of the 18th century. Ecstasy, mass enthusiasm, close knit …

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  • 116KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah&#8230; …

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  • 117Physiognomies — Physiognomy Phys i*og no*my, n.; pl. {Physiognomies}. [OE. fisonomie, phisonomie, fisnamie, OF. phisonomie, F. physiognomie, physiognomonie, from Gr. ?; fy sis nature + ? one who knows or examines, a judge, fr. ?, ?, to know. See {Physic}, and&#8230; …

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  • 118Physiognomy — Phys i*og no*my, n.; pl. {Physiognomies}. [OE. fisonomie, phisonomie, fisnamie, OF. phisonomie, F. physiognomie, physiognomonie, from Gr. ?; fy sis nature + ? one who knows or examines, a judge, fr. ?, ?, to know. See {Physic}, and {Know}, and cf …

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  • 119Shakespeare authorship question — …

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  • 120Julius Caesar (play) — The ghost of Caesar taunts Brutus about his imminent defeat. (Copperplate engraving by Edward Scriven from a painting by Richard Westall: London, 1802.) The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, also known simply as Julius Caesar, is a tragedy by William&#8230; …

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