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  • 121Vietnamese language — Vietnamese Tiếng Việt Pronunciation [tiə̌ŋ viə̀ˀt] (Northern) [tiə̌n jiə̀k] (Southern) Spoken in …

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  • 122Military uniform — This article is about standardised military dress. For military protective clothing, see Armour. French, Belgian, Portuguese, Indonesian and Indian military personnel in uniform during a parade in Rome, Italy Military uniforms comprises… …

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  • 123High German consonant shift — High German subdivides into Upper German (green) and Central German (blue), and is distinguished from Low German (yellow) and Dutch. The main isoglosses, the Benrath and Speyer lines, are marked in black. In historical linguistics, the High… …

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  • 124Protectorate of missions — is a term for the right of protection exercised by a Christian power in an infidel (e.g. Muslim) country with regard to the persons and establishments of the missionaries. The term does not apply to all protection of missions, but only to that… …

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  • 125Vietnam — /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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  • 126Feudalism — • The source of feudalism rises from an intermingling of barbarian usage and Roman law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Feudalism     Feudalism      …

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  • 127Protectorate of Missions — • The right of protection exercised by a Christian power in an infidel country with regard to the persons and establishments of the missionaries. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Protectorate of Missions     Prote …

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  • 128Hadith terminology — (Arabic: muṣṭalaḥ al ḥadīth; مُصْطَلَحُ الحَدِيْث) is the body of terminology which specify the acceptability of the narrations, hadith, attributed to the Islamic Prophet, Muhammad, as well as other early figures of religious significance.… …

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  • 129Excommunication — • Exclusion from the communion, the principal and severest censure, is a medicinal, spiritual penalty that deprives the guilty Christian of all participation in the common blessings of ecclesiastical society Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

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  • 130Gothic Architecture — • History of the style Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gothic Architecture     Gothic Architecture     † …

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  • 131WISSENSCHAFT DES JUDENTUMS — (Ger.; Science of Judaism ; in Hebrew Ḥokhmat Yisrael). Origin and Definition The term Wissenschaft des Judentums first made its appearance among young Jewish intellectuals during the 1810s and 1820s. Its principal objective, as it was then… …

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  • 132Aristotelianism — /ar euh steuh teel yeuh niz euhm, tee lee euh , euh ris teuh /, n. 1. the philosophy of Aristotle. 2. emphasis upon deduction and upon investigation of concrete and particular things and situations. [1835 45; ARISTOTELIAN + ISM] * * *… …

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  • 133James Monroe: Second Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Monday, March 5, 1821       I shall not attempt to describe the grateful emotions which the new and very distinguished proof of the confidence of my fellow citizens, evinced by my reelection to this high trust, has excited… …

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  • 134to a degree — TO SOME EXTENT, to a certain extent, up to a point. → degree * * * adverb 1. : to a rather large or remarkable extent : in liberal measure : highly, decidedly, exceedingly but in some things she must have been stupid to a degree I.V.Morris a fin …

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  • 135HEBREW LITERATURE, MODERN — definition and scope beginnings periodization …

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  • 136PRIESTS AND PRIESTHOOD — Definition of Priesthood The priests are the principal functionaries in divine services, their special task being to engage in cultic ceremonies which they conducted mainly in the Temple. In general the priests post is authorized by hereditary… …

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  • 137Archaeology of the Cross and Crucifix —     Archæology of the Cross and Crucifix     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archæology of the Cross and Crucifix     I. PRIMITIVE CRUCIFORM SIGNS     The sign of the cross, represented in its simplest form by a crossing of two lines at right angles,… …

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  • 138Blessed Virgin —     The Blessed Virgin Mary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Virgin Mary     The Blessed Virgin Mary is the mother of Jesus Christ, the mother of God.     In general, the theology and history of Mary the …

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  • 139Mother of God —     The Blessed Virgin Mary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Virgin Mary     The Blessed Virgin Mary is the mother of Jesus Christ, the mother of God.     In general, the theology and history of Mary the M …

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  • 140The Blessed Virgin Mary —     The Blessed Virgin Mary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Virgin Mary     The Blessed Virgin Mary is the mother of Jesus Christ, the mother of God.     In general, the theology and history of Mary the Mother of God follow the… …

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