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  • 161Наборы и издания Magic: The Gathering — Коллекционная карточная игра «Magic: The Gathering» постоянно обновляется и дополняется. Каждый год появляется 600 700 новых карт, разделённых на несколько наборов, называемых сетами. Карты внутри каждого сета объединены общими идеями и игровыми… …

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  • 162women's movement — n. a movement or campaign to achieve WOMEN S RIGHTS, specif., the widespread movement begun in the mid 20th cent. chiefly in North America and Europe * * * Diverse social movement, largely based in the U.S., seeking equal rights and opportunities …

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  • 163feminism — feminist, n., adj. feministic, adj. /fem euh niz euhm/, n. 1. the doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men. 2. (sometimes cap.) an organized movement for the attainment of such rights for women. 3 …

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  • 164Saudi Arabia — a kingdom in N and central Arabia, including Hejaz, Nejd, and dependencies. 20,087,965; ab. 600,000 sq. mi. (1,554,000 sq. km). Cap.: Riyadh. Cf. Mecca. * * * Saudi Arabia Introduction Saudi Arabia Background: In 1902 Abd al Aziz Ibn SAUD… …

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  • 165Scotland — /skot leuhnd/, n. a division of the United Kingdom in the N part of Great Britain. 5,205,000; 30,412 sq. mi. (78,772 sq. km). Cap.: Edinburgh. * * * I Northernmost country of the United Kingdom. Area: 30,421 sq mi (78,789 sq km). Population… …

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  • 166Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …

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  • 167Thailand — /tuy land , leuhnd/, n. 1. Formerly, Siam. a kingdom in SE Asia: official name of Siam 1939 45 and since 1949. 59,450,818; 198,242 sq. mi. (513,445 sq. km). Cap.: Bangkok. 2. Gulf of. Also called Gulf of Siam. an arm of the South China Sea, S of… …

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  • 168Wales — /waylz/, n. a division of the United Kingdom, in SW Great Britain. 2,766,800; 8016 sq. mi. (20,760 sq. km). Medieval, Cambria. * * * I Welsh Cymru Principality, constituting an integral part of the United Kingdom. It occupies a peninsula on the… …

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  • 169Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd marquess of — born May 13, 1730 died July 1, 1782, London, Eng. British politician. From 1751 to 1762 he served as gentleman of the bedchamber for George II and then George III, who appointed him prime minister in 1765. He obtained repeal of the unpopular… …

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  • 170Talma, François-Joseph — born Jan. 16, 1763, Paris, France died Oct. 19, 1826, Paris French actor and theatre manager. He made his debut at the Comédie Française in 1787. Influenced by the painter Jacques Louis David, he became an early advocate of historical costuming,… …

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  • 171Bainimarama, Voreqe — ▪ 2008 Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama; Frank Bainimarama  born April 27, 1954, Kiuva, Fiji  On Jan. 5, 2007, Bainimarama declared himself interim prime minister of Fiji. He had served as acting president since leading a bloodless coup in December 2006 …

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  • 172ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …

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  • 173Duong — ▪ king of Cambodia also spelled  Duang   born 1796 died Oct. 19, 1860, Oudong, Cambodia       king of Cambodia by 1841, formally invested in 1848, the last Cambodian king to reign before the French imposed protectorate.       Duong was the… …

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  • 174Bohemian Brethren — • Bohemian Brethren and Moravian Brethren are the current popular designation of the Unitas Fratrum founded in Bohemia in 1457, renewed by Count Zinzendorf in 1722 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Bohemian Brethren      …

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  • 175Persia — • The history, religion, and civilization of Persia are offshoots from those of Media. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Persia     Persia      …

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  • 176Roman Catholic Relief Bill — • Sections on England and Ireland Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Roman Catholic Relief Bill     Roman Catholic Relief Bill      …

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  • 177Giovanni Battista Rinuccini —     Giovanni Battista Rinuccini     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Giovanni Battista Rinuccini     Born at Rome, 1592; d. at Fermo, 1653; was the son of a Florentine patrician, his mother being a sister of Cardinal Ottavo. Educated at Rome and at the… …

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  • 178Pierfrancesco Scarampi —     Pierfrancesco Scarampi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pierfrancesco Scarampi     Oratorian, Papal envoy, b. of a noble and ancient family in the Duchy of Monferrato, Piedmont, 1596; d. at Rome, 14 Oct., 1656. He was destined by his parents for …

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  • 179controversy — con·tro·ver·sy / kän trə ˌvər sēBrit alsokən trä vər sē/ n pl sies 1: a state of dispute or disagreement suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars U.S. Constitution amend. VII 2: a civil action involving a… …

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  • 180dispute — dis·pute 1 /di spyüt/ vb dis·put·ed, dis·put·ing vi: to engage in a dispute disputing with management over contract terms vt: to engage in a dispute over disputing the correct application of the contract provision; esp: to oppose by argume …

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