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  • 181syndicalism — syndicalist, adj., n. syndicalistic, adj. /sin di keuh liz euhm/, n. 1. a form or development of trade unionism, originating in France, that aims at the possession of the means of production and distribution, and ultimately at the control of… …

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  • 182Tacitus — /tas i teuhs/, n. Publius Cornelius /pub lee euhs/, A.D. c55 c120, Roman historian. * * * in full Publius Cornelius Tacitus born AD 56 died с 120 Roman orator, public official, and historian. After studying rhetoric, he began his career with a… …

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  • 183Union of Soviet Socialist Republics — a former federal union of 15 constituent republics, in E Europe and W and N Asia, comprising the larger part of the former Russian Empire: dissolved in December 1991. 8,650,069 sq. mi. (22,402,200 sq. km). Cap.: Moscow. Also called Russia, Soviet …

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  • 184La Fontaine, Jean de — born July 8?, 1621, Château Thierry, France died April 13, 1695, Paris French poet. He made important contacts in Paris, where he was able to attract patrons and spend his most productive years as a writer. He is best known for his Fables… …

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  • 185domestic service — Employment of hired workers by private households for tasks including housecleaning, cooking, child care, gardening, and personal service. It also includes the performance of similar tasks for hire in public institutions and businesses, including …

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  • 186Luṭfī al-Sayyid, Aḥmad — ▪ Egyptian journalist born Jan. 15, 1872, Barqayn, Egypt died March 5, 1963, Egypt       journalist and lawyer, a leading spokesman for Egyptian modernism in the first half of the 20th century. Throughout his career he held a number of political… …

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  • 187Zhdanovshchina — ▪ Soviet policy English  Zhdanovism        cultural policy of the Soviet Union during the Cold War period following World War II, calling for stricter government control of art and promoting an extreme anti Western bias. Originally applied to… …

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  • 188Theodore Roosevelt: The Monroe Doctrine and the National Honor — ▪ Primary Source              A dispute between England and Venezuela over the boundary of British Guiana (now Guyana) became the concern of the United States in 1895 when the Venezuelan ambassador to the U.S. requested its intervention.… …

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  • 189Cashel — • A town in the County Tipperary, Ireland, which is also a Catholic archbishopric and the see of a Protestant bishop Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cashel     Cashel      …

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  • 190Greek Church — • Details the history and various divisions of the church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Greek Church     Greek Church     † …

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  • 191Hebrew Language and Literature — • Hebrew was the language spoken by the ancient Israelites, and in which were composed nearly all of the books of the Old Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hebrew Language and Literature     Hebrew …

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  • 192Russia — • Geography and history Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Russia     Russia     † Catholic E …

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  • 193Archdiocese of New York —     New York, Archdiocese of     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archdiocese of New York     ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK (NEO EBORACENSIS).     See erected 8 April, 1808; made archiepiscopal 19 July, 1850; comprises the Boroughs of Manhattan, Bronx, and… …

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  • 194Council of Constantinople (754) —     Council of Constantinople (A.D. 754)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Constantinople (A.D. 754)     In 754 the Iconoclast Emperor Constantine V called in the imperial city a council of 338 bishops. Through cowardice and servility they …

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  • 195Hebrew —     Hebrew Language and Literature     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Hebrew Language and Literature     Hebrew was the language spoken by the ancient Israelites, and in which were composed nearly all of the books of the Old Testament. The name Hebrew …

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  • 196Innocenzo di Pietro Francucci da Imola —     Innocenzo di Pietro Francucci da Imola     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Innocenzo di Pietro Francucci da Imola     Italian painter; b. at Imola, c. 1494; d. at Bologna, c. 1550. When but twelve years of age he arrived at the latter city to study …

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  • 197Jean-Michel-d'Astorg Aubarede —     Jean Michel d Astorg Aubarède     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jean Michel d Astorg Aubarède     Canon regular,and Vicar Capitular of Pamiers, born 1639; died 4 August, 1692. He was educated at Toulouse (France), entered the Seminary of Pamiers …

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  • 198Pius IX —     Pope Pius IX     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Pius IX     (GIOVANNI MARIA MASTAI FERRETTI).     Pope from 1846 78; born at Sinigaglia, 13 May, 1792; died in Rome, 7 February, 1878 …

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  • 199Pope Pius IX —     Pope Pius IX     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Pius IX     (GIOVANNI MARIA MASTAI FERRETTI).     Pope from 1846 78; born at Sinigaglia, 13 May, 1792; died in Rome, 7 February, 1878.     BEFORE HIS PAPACY     His early years. After receiving… …

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  • 200cringe — 1. noun /ˈkɹɪndʒ/lang=en a) A posture or gesture of shrinking or recoiling. He glanced with a cringe at the mess on his desk. b) A crick. 2. verb /ˈkɹɪndʒ/lang=en …

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