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  • 121 Colombia — Colombian, adj., n. /keuh lum bee euh/; Sp. /kaw lawm byah/, n. a republic in NW South America. 37,418,290; 439,828 sq. mi. (1,139,155 sq. km). Cap.: Bogotá. * * * Colombia Introduction Colombia Background: Colombia was one of the three countries …

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  • 122 Taiwan — /tuy wahn /, n. Wade Giles, Pinyin. a Chinese island separated from the SE coast of China by Taiwan Strait: a possession of Japan 1895 1945; restored to China 1945; seat of the Republic of China since 1949. Cap.: Taipei. Also called Formosa. * *… …

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  • 123 Track and Field Sports — ▪ 2007 Introduction World Indoor Championships.       At the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) world indoor championships, held in Moscow on March 10–12, 2006, Russia and the U.S. divided up a majority share of the gold… …

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  • 124 2005 English cricket season (16-31 August) — See also: 2005 English cricket season The period of the 2005 English cricket season between 16 and 31 August saw Essex Eagles clinching victory in the National League, England beating Australia to ensure at least a drawn Ashes series, and England …

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  • 125 Pakistan — /pak euh stan , pah keuh stahn /, n. 1. Islamic Republic of, a republic in S Asia, between India and Afghanistan: formerly part of British India; known as West Pakistan from 1947 71 to distinguish it from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).… …

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  • 126 2011 Wisconsin protests — Part of 2011 United States public employee protests Thousands gather inside Madison Wisconsin s Capitol …

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  • 127 2005 English cricket season (16–31 August) — See also: 2005 English cricket season The period of the 2005 English cricket season between 16 and 31 August saw Essex Eagles clinching victory in the National League, England beating Australia to ensure at least a drawn Ashes series, and England …

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  • 128 Non-English press of the Communist Party USA — This article is about publications of the Communist Party USA in languages other than English. For a similar list of the party s English language publications, see English language press of the Communist Party USA. During the nine decades since… …

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  • 129 attention — attentional, adj. n. /euh ten sheuhn/; interj. /euh ten shun /, n. 1. the act or faculty of attending, esp. by directing the mind to an object. 2. Psychol. a. a concentration of the mind on a single object or thought, esp. one preferentially… …

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  • 130 jordan — /jawr dn/, n. Brit. Dial. See chamber pot. [1350 1400; ME jurdan urinal, perh. after JORDAN, the river, by coarse jesting] * * * Jordan Introduction Jordan Background: For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946 …

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  • 131 Jordan — Jordanian /jawr day nee euhn/, n., adj. /jawr dn/; for 3 also Fr. /zhawrdd dahonn /, n. 1. David Starr /stahr/, 1851 1931, U.S. biologist and educator. 2. June, born 1936, U.S. poet, novelist, and essayist. 3. Marie Ennemond Camille /mann rddee… …

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  • 132 Vietnam — /vee et nahm , nam , vyet , vee it /, n. 1. Official name, Socialist Republic of Vietnam. a country in SE Asia, comprising the former states of Annam, Tonkin, and Cochin China: formerly part of French Indochina; divided into North Vietnam and… …

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  • 133 BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

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  • 134 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 135 Battle of Passchendaele — For other uses, see Passchendaele (disambiguation). Battle of Passchendaele Third Battle of Ypres Part of the Western Front of the First World War …

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  • 136 Warwickshire County Cricket Club in 2005 — Match detailsMCC v Warwickshire (8 11 April) MCC beat Warwickshire by 7 wickets Warwickshire were the Champion County in 2004, and therefore they kicked off the 2005 season with the traditional match against the Marylebone Cricket Club at Lord s… …

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  • 137 New Deal — This article is about the 1930s economic programs of the United States. For other uses, see New Deal (disambiguation). Top left: The Tennessee Valley Authority, part of the New Deal, being signed into law in 1933. Top right: Franklin Delano… …

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  • 138 Calendar of 1996 — ▪ 1997 JANUARY JANUARY 1       King Fahd cedes power       Still experiencing the effects of a stroke suffered in November 1995, Saudi Arabia s King Fahd, who also held the post of prime minister, ceded temporary power to Crown Prince Abdullah,… …

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  • 139 philosophy, Western — Introduction       history of Western philosophy from its development among the ancient Greeks to the present.       This article has three basic purposes: (1) to provide an overview of the history of philosophy in the West, (2) to relate… …

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  • 140 Mutual Ownership Defense Housing Division — The Mutual Ownership Defense Housing Division of the Federal Works Agency part of the United States government, operating from about 1940 to 1942 under the leadership of Colonel Lawrence Westbrook, was an attempt by the United States Government,… …

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