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  • 41Kalapanakuioiomoa — Kalapanaku io iomoa ruled as the 5th Alii Aimoku of Hawaii from 1255 1285. He was the sovereign king or chief of the island of Hawaii. He was also known as Kalapana. He was also referred to as Kalapaua. Biography He claimed to be the son of… …

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  • 42Kanipahu — ruled as the 4th Alii Aimoku of Hawaii 1215 1245. He was sovereign king or chief of the island of Hawaii. He was of the Pili line of Hawaii chiefs.After Kani pahu lived on Molokai and it was discovered that he was a chief, he was taken (as… …

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  • 43Ironie — L’ironie désigne un décalage entre le discours et la réalité, entre deux réalités ou plus généralement entre deux perspectives, qui produit de l incongruité. L ironie recouvre un ensemble de phénomènes distincts dont les principaux sont l ironie… …

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  • 44censorship — /sen seuhr ship /, n. 1. the act or practice of censoring. 2. the office or power of a censor. 3. the time during which a censor holds office. 4. the inhibiting and distorting activity of the Freudian censor. [1585 95; CENSOR + SHIP] * * * Act of …

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  • 45motion picture — motion picture, adj. 1. a sequence of consecutive pictures of objects photographed in motion by a specially designed camera (motion picture camera) and thrown on a screen by a projector (motion picture projector) in such rapid succession as to… …

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  • 46oppressive — oppressively, adv. oppressiveness, n. /euh pres iv/, adj. 1. burdensome, unjustly harsh, or tyrannical: an oppressive king; oppressive laws. 2. causing discomfort by being excessive, intense, elaborate, etc.: oppressive heat. 3. distressing or… …

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  • 47Rwanda — Rwandan, adj., n. /rooh ahn deuh/, n. a republic in central Africa, E of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: formerly comprising the N part of the Belgian trust territory of Ruanda Urundi; became independent 1962. 7,737,537; 10,169 sq. mi.… …

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  • 48Alien and Sedition Acts — Four laws passed by the U.S. Congress in 1798, in anticipation of war with France. The acts, precipitated by the XYZ Affair, restricted aliens and curtailed press criticism of the government. Aimed at French and Irish immigrants (who were mostly… …

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  • 49Bourboune, Mourad — ▪ African author born Jan. 23, 1938, Jijel, Alg.       Algerian novelist who, like many young Algerian writers in the decades following their country s independence, criticized the oppressiveness of the new state as well as its religious… …

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  • 50Vieira, Luandino — ▪ Angolan author pseudonym of  José Vieira Mateus da Graça  born May 4, 1935, Lagoa de Furadouro, Portugal       Angolan writer of short fiction and novels.       Vieira immigrated with his parents to Angola in 1938, living in and around the… …

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  • 51Archdiocese of Boston —     Boston     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Boston     Archdiocese; comprises Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Plymouth counties in the State of Massachusetts, U.S.A., the towns of Mattapoisett, Marion, and Wareham excepted, embracing an area …

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  • 52Communist Romania — Romanian People s Republic/Socialist Republic of Romania Republica Populară Romînă/Republica Socialistă România¹ Satellite state of the Soviet Union …

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  • 53Antisemitism and the New Testament — The presence of antisemitism in the New Testament is a debated topic in biblical scholarship. It is argued that the New Testament contributed toward subsequent antisemitism in the Christian community.[1] Contents 1 The New Testament and Christian …

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  • 54Histoire de l'exploration du Tibet — Le « Grand Lama ou Père éternel », gravure de la China illustrata d Athanasius Kircher (Amsterdam, 1667), d après un dessin de Johann Grueber, qui a probablement reproduit un portrait tibétain du dalaï lama[1] …

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  • 55Bardem, Juan Antonio — (1922 2002)    Juan Antonio Bardem studied engineering and worked for the Ministry of Agriculture before entering, as one in the first draft of students, the Instituto de Investigaciones y Experiencias Cinematográficas (the first Spanish official …

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  • 56Bardem, Juan Antonio — (1922 2002)    Juan Antonio Bardem studied engineering and worked for the Ministry of Agriculture before entering, as one in the first draft of students, the Instituto de Investigaciones y Experiencias Cinematográficas (the first Spanish official …

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  • 57closeness — Synonyms and related words: THI, accord, accordance, addition, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, agreement, airlessness, airtight secrecy, alikeness, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approximation, assemblage, assimilation, association …

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  • 58complexity — Synonyms and related words: abstruseness, arduousness, bothersomeness, burdensomeness, complication, convolution, crabbedness, crampedness, deepness, difficultness, difficulty, esoterica, hairiness, hardness, inscrutability, intricacy,… …

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  • 59complication — Synonyms and related words: abnormality, abstruseness, action, acute disease, affection, affliction, ailment, allergic disease, allergy, anagnorisis, angle, architectonics, architecture, arduousness, argument, atmosphere, atrophy, background,… …

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  • 60hairiness — Synonyms and related words: abstruseness, arduousness, bothersomeness, burdensomeness, complexity, complication, difficultness, difficulty, hardness, intricacy, laboriousness, onerousness, oppressiveness, rigor, rigorousness, ruggedness,… …

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