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  • 161Napoleon III — Louis Napoleon redirects here. For other uses, see Louis Napoleon (disambiguation). Napoleon III 1st President of the French Republic Term 20 December 1848– 2 …

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  • 162History of the Chicago Cubs — The following is a franchise history of the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball, a charter member of the National League who started play in the National Association in 1870 as the Chicago White Stockings. The Chicago National League Ball Club… …

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  • 163Economic history of China before 1911 — For developments after 1911, see Economic history of Modern China. A Chinese dragon seen floating among clouds, engraved on a golden canteen dated to the 15th century, during the …

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  • 164Disaster (song) — Disaster Single by JoJo from the album Jumping Trains Released …

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  • 165MasterChef Australia (season 3) — MasterChef Australia (Season 3) Directed by Richard Smead Presented by Gary Mehigan George Calombaris Judges Gary Mehigan George Calombaris Matt Preston Matt Moran …

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  • 166Economic history of modern China — For developments before 1911, see Economic history of China (Pre 1911). For economic history since 1949, see Economy of the People s Republic of China. The Lujiazui financial district of Pudong, Shanghai, the financial and commercial hub of… …

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  • 167Naperville train disaster — Details Date April 26, 1946 Location Naperville, Illinois Country United States Rail line Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Operator Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Rai …

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  • 169fatal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. deadly, lethal, mortal; fateful, critical. See killing, death, importance. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. deadly, disastrous, mortal, lethal; see deadly . See Synonym Study at deadly . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 170tragic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. dramatic, melodramatic; dire, disastrous. See drama. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. catastrophic, fateful, fatal, calamitous, disastrous, dire, ill fated, pitiful, terrible, dreadful, awe inspiring,… …

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  • 171calamitous — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. disastrous, catastrophic, ruinous, unfortunate; see harmful , unfavorable 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. disastrous, catastrophic, ruinous, devastating, cataclysmic, grievous, fatal, tragic, dire. ANT.: blessed,… …

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  • 172destructive — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unfavorable] Syn. adverse, negative, not constructive; see unfavorable 2 . 2. [Destroying] Syn. ruinous, noxious, baneful, pestiferous, noisome, cancerous, fatal, deleterious, pestilential, catastrophic, calamitous,… …

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  • 173disaster — 01. Over 200 people were killed in a [disaster] in southwestern India this morning when a train collided with a tour bus. 02. The governor is visiting the site of the [disastrous] tornado which destroyed this small town in Southern Texas. 03. The …

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  • 174consequence */*/*/ — UK [ˈkɒnsɪkwəns] / US [ˈkɑnsəkwəns] noun [countable] Word forms consequence : singular consequence plural consequences a result or effect of something She said exactly what she felt, without fear of the consequences. consequence of: The… …

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  • 175CARIBBEANS, SPANISH-PORTUGUESE NATION OF THE: LA NACION — Introduction Many of the Jews expelled from Spain in 1492 sailed to seek refuge in other Mediterranean lands. A group estimated at 50–100,000 crossed the frontier into Portugal where they joined a Jewish community that has been established for… …

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  • 176tragedy — noun (plural dies) Etymology: Middle English tragedie, from Middle French, from Latin tragoedia, from Greek tragōidia, from tragos goat (akin to Greek trōgein to gnaw) + aeidein to sing more at troglodyte, ode Date: 14th century 1. a. a medieval… …

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  • 177American Revolutionary War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=American Revolutionary War caption=Clockwise from top left: Battle of Bunker Hill, Death of Montgomery at Quebec, Battle of Cowpens, Moonlight Battle date=1775–1783 place=Eastern Seabord, Central Canada, Hudson… …

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  • 178Blade Runner — This article is about the 1982 film. For other uses, see Bladerunner. Blade Runner Original theatrical release poster by John Alvin …

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  • 179Battle of Ramillies — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Ramillies caption=The Duke of Marlborough receives captured standards at Ramillies. Artist: H. Dupray. partof=the War of the Spanish Succession date=23 May 1706All dates in the article are in the… …

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  • 180Clement Attlee — Attlee redirects here. For other people named Attlee, see Atlee (name). For other uses, see Atlee. The Right Honourable The Earl Attlee KG OM CH FRS PC …

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