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  • 61Chu — (cho͞o) A river of southeast Kazakhstan flowing about 1,126 km (700 mi) from the Tian Shan generally northeastward into the desert. * * * I or Ch u One of the states contending for power in China, 770–221 BC. Chu emerged in the 8th century BC in… …

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  • 62Afghanistan — /af gan euh stan /, n. a republic in central Asia, NW of India and E of Iran. 23,738,085; 250,000 sq. mi. (647,500 sq. km). Cap.: Kabul. * * * Afghanistan Introduction Afghanistan Background: Afghanistan s recent history is characterized by war… …

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  • 63ice hockey — a game played on ice between two teams of six skaters each, the object being to score goals by shooting a puck into the opponents cage using a stick with a wooden blade set at an obtuse angle to the shaft. [1880 85] * * * Game played on an ice… …

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  • 64international 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… …

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  • 65James I — 1566 1625, king of England and Ireland 1603 25; as James VI, king of Scotland 1567 1625 (son of Mary Stuart). * * * I born 1394 died Feb. 20/21, 1437, Perth, Perth, Scot. King of the Scots (1406–37). The son and heir of Robert III, he was… …

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  • 66mediation — /mee dee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. action in mediating between parties, as to effect an agreement or reconciliation. 2. Internat. Law. an attempt to effect a peaceful settlement between disputing nations through the friendly good offices of another power …

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  • 67Thirty Years' War — the war, often regarded as a series of wars (1618 48), in central Europe, initially involving a conflict between German Protestants and Catholics and later including political rivalries with France, Sweden, and Denmark opposing the Holy Roman… …

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  • 68Gustav III — born Jan. 24, 1746, Stockholm, Swed. died March 29, 1792, Stockholm King of Sweden (1771–92). The son of King Adolf Frederick (1710–71), he succeeded to a weakened Swedish throne. Unable to mediate between the contending factions of the Riksdag… …

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  • 69Madison, James — born March 16, 1751, Port Conway, Va. died June 28, 1836, Montpelier, Va., U.S. Fourth president of the U.S. (1809–17). After graduating from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), he served in the Virginia state legislature… …

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  • 70Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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  • 71Military Affairs — ▪ 2009 Introduction        Russia and Georgia fought a short, intense war in 2008, fueling global fears of a new Cold War. On August 7 Georgia launched an aerial bombardment and ground attacks against its breakaway province of South Ossetia.… …

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  • 72arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 73Abecedarians — • A sect of Anabaptists who disdained human knowledge, contending that God would enlighten His elect interiorly and give them knowledge of necessary truths by visions and ecstasies Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abecedarians      …

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  • 74Cardinal — • A dignitary of the Roman Church and counsellor of the pope Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cardinal     Cardinal     † …

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  • 75Archdiocese of Dublin —     Dublin     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Dublin     (DUBLINIUM; DUBLINENSIS).     Archdiocese; occupies about sixty miles of the middle eastern coast of Ireland, and penetrates inland, about forty six miles, including all the County of Dublin,… …

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  • 76General Councils —     General Councils     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► General Councils     This subject will be treated under the following heads:     ♦ Definition     ♦ Classification     ♦ Historical Sketch     ♦ The Pope and General Councils     ♦ Composition of …

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  • 77mediation — me·di·a·tion /ˌmē dē ā shən/ n: nonbinding intervention between parties esp. in a labor dispute to promote resolution of a grievance, reconciliation, settlement, or compromise compare arbitration Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …

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  • 78History of the Brooklyn Dodgers — For the history of the team from 1958 onward, see History of the Los Angeles Dodgers. For information on the franchise in general, see Los Angeles Dodgers. Brooklyn Dodgers redirects here. For others, see Brooklyn Dodgers (disambiguation).… …

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  • 79Minister of Public Works v Kyalami Ridge Environmental Association — Minister of Public Works and Others v Kyalami Ridge Environmental Association and Others,[1] an important case in South African law, was decided by the Constitutional Court on May 29, 2001. Contents 1 Facts 2 High Court 3 Constitutiona …

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  • 80World-systems theory — The world systems theory (also known as the world systems analysis[1]) is a multidisciplinary, macro scale approach to world history and social change.[1][2] The world systems theory stresses that world systems (and not nation states) should be… …

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