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  • 121Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

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  • 122Indonesia — /in deuh nee zheuh, sheuh, zee euh, doh /, n. 1. See East Indies (def. 1). 2. Republic of. Formerly, Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies. a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi,… …

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  • 123Turkmenistan — /terrk me neuh stan , stahn /, n. a republic in central in Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, Iran, and Afghanistan. 4,225,351; 188,417 sq. mi. (488,000 sq. km). Cap.: Ashkhabad. Also called Turkomen. Formerly, Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic. *… …

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  • 124Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 125Greek literature — Introduction       body of writings in the Greek language, with a continuous history extending from the 1st millennium BC to the present day. From the beginning its writers were Greeks living not only in Greece proper but also in Asia Minor, the… …

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  • 126Presley, Elvis — ▪ American singer and actor Introduction in full  Elvis Aaron Presley  or  Elvis Aron Presley (see Researcher s Note) born Jan. 8, 1935, Tupelo, Miss., U.S. died Aug. 16, 1977, Memphis, Tenn.       American popular singer widely known as the… …

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  • 127Maine — • Commonly known as the Pine Tree State, but is sometimes called the Star in the East Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Maine     Maine      …

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  • 128Moral Theology — • Limited to those doctrines which discuss the relations of man and his free actions to God and his supernatural end, and propose the means instituted by God for the attainment of that end Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Moral Theology …

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  • 129Paganism — • Paganism, in the broadest sense includes all religions other than the true one revealed by God, and, in a narrower sense, all except Christianity, Judaism, and Islam Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Paganism     Paganism …

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  • 130Dioscurus —     Dioscurus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Dioscurus     (Also written Dioscorus; Dioscurus from the analogy of Dioscuri).     Bishop of Alexandria; date of birth unknown; d. at Gangra, in Asia Minor, 11 Sept., 454. He had been archdeacon under… …

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  • 131Evolution —     Evolution (History and Scientific Foundation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Evolution (History and Scientific Foundation)     The world of organisms comprises a great system of individual forms generally classified according to structural… …

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  • 132Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra —     Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra     A Spanish author, born at Alcála de Henares, Spain, in 1547; died at Madrid, 23 April, 1616. Of Cervantes it may be most truly said that the narrative …

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  • 133The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist —     The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist     In this article we shall consider:     ♦ the fact of the Real Presence, which is, indeed, the central dogma;     ♦ the …

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  • 134The Religion of Russia —     The Religion of Russia     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Religion of Russia     A. The Origin of Russian Christianity     There are two theories in regard to the early Christianity of Russia; according to one of them, Russia was Catholic from …

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  • 135Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich —     Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich     An Augustinian nun, stigmatic, and ecstatic, born 8 September, 1774, at Flamsche, near Coesfeld, in the Diocese of Münster, Westphalia, Germany; died… …

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  • 136List of species in Magic: The Gathering — Magic: the Gathering is a collectible card game set in a richly detailed fictional world. The Multiverse of Dominia in which it takes place is host to a vast number of individual universes known as planes, from the varied classical environments… …

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  • 137The Real World: San Francisco — Title frame Format Reality Created by Jonathan Murray Mary Ellis Bunim …

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  • 138South African law of delict — The South African law of delict engages primarily with the circumstances in which one person can claim compensation from another for harm that has been suffered. [1] JC Van der Walt and Rob Midgley define a delict, in general terms [...] as a… …

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  • 139Marie Sasse — Marie Constance Sasse [Sax, Saxe, Sass] (26 January 1834 – 8 November 1907) was a Belgian operatic soprano. Her voice was powerful, flexible, and appealing ,[1] and she was one of the leading sopranos at the Paris Opéra from …

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  • 140offend — I (insult) verb abuse, affront, anger, annoy, be discourteous, be impolite, chagrin, displease, distress, disturb, embarrass, enrage, gall, horrify, hurt, incense, inflame, infuriate, injure, irk, irritate, laedere, madden, make angry, mortify,… …

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