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  • 101elevation — n. 1. Raising, elevating. 2. Exaltation, aggrandizement, promotion. 3. Dignity, refinement, improvement, ennobling. 4. Hill, elevated place, height. 5. Height, altitude …

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  • 102rise — I. v. n. 1. Ascend, mount, arise, go or move upward. 2. Appear, come forth, come into view. 3. Get up, arise. 4. Revive, come to life, be raised from death. 5. Grow, spring up. 6. Tower up, be heaved up. 7. Be advanced …

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  • 103altar — al•tar [[t]ˈɔl tər[/t]] n. 1) an elevated place or structure, as a mound or platform, at which religious rites are performed or on which sacrifices are offered to gods, ancestors, etc 2) rel communion table • lead to the altar Etymology: bef.… …

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  • 104podium — po•di•um [[t]ˈpoʊ di əm[/t]] n. pl. di•ums, di•a [[t] di ə[/t]] 1) a small platform for an orchestra conductor, speaker, etc 2) lectern 2) 3) archit. a) a low wall or platform forming a base for a structure, as the masonry supporting the… …

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  • 105altar — /ˈɔltə / (say awltuh), /ˈɒl / (say ol ) noun 1. an elevated place or structure, on which sacrifices are offered or at which religious rites are performed. 2. (in most Christian churches) the communion table. 3. Civil Engineering one of the steps… …

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  • 106podium — /ˈpoʊdiəm / (say pohdeeuhm) noun (plural podiums or podia /ˈpoʊdiə/ (say pohdeeuh)) 1. a small platform for the conductor of an orchestra, for a public speaker, etc. 2. Architecture a. a continuous projecting base of a building forming the front… …

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  • 107rostrum — /ˈrɒstrəm / (say rostruhm) noun (plural rostrums or rostra /ˈrɒstrə/ (say rostruh)) 1. any platform, stage, or the like, for public speaking. 2. a platform for musicians or their conductor, or the like. 3. → pulpit (def. 1). 4. a beak like… …

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  • 108tower shooting — noun : shooting at targets that are thrown from a trap mounted on an elevated place (as a high tower) to appear from overhead at a height of at least 40 feet …

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  • 109List of Delhi metro stations — Delhi Metro network map This is a List of stations of the Delhi Metro (Hindi: दिल्ली मेट्रो), a rapid transit system serving Delhi and its satellite cities in the National Capital Region of India. As of August 27, 2011 there are 146 Metro… …

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  • 110Chicago Central Area Transit Plan — The Chicago Central Area Transit Plan, or generally referred to as the Chicago Central Area Transit Project (CCATP) in the 1970s, was an extensive study of the rapid transit system in downtown Chicago; the study had begun in 1965. In April 1968,… …

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  • 111arts, 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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  • 112china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 113China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 114international 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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  • 115Liberty City (Grand Theft Auto) — The Grand Theft Auto IV rendition of Liberty City features a more striking resemblance to New York City. Liberty City is a fictional city in Rockstar Games video games series Grand Theft Auto, based primarily on several major cities including New …

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  • 116BMT Franklin Avenue Line — The BMT Franklin Avenue Line (also known as the Franklin Avenue Shuttle and the Brighton Franklin Line) is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, New York. All service is provided full time by Franklin Avenue Shuttle trains …

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  • 117History of the MBTA — The history of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority spans two centuries, starting with one of the oldest railroads in the country.Mass transit in Boston was provided by private companies, often granted charters by the state legislature… …

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  • 118Métro de Chicago — Chicago L Situation Chicago, Illinois …

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  • 119Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority — The MBTA provides services in five different modes (boat not pictured) around Greater Boston …

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  • 120Chicago 'L' — A Green Line train approaching Randolph/Wabash. Info Locale Chicago, Illinois, United States …

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