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  • 1 back-country — backˈ country noun Remote, thinly populated districts (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑back …

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  • 2 back — n., adv., v., & adj. n. 1 a the rear surface of the human body from the shoulders to the hips. b the corresponding upper surface of an animal s body. c the spine (fell and broke his back). d the keel of a ship. 2 a any surface regarded as… …

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  • 3 frontier — I. n. 1. Confine, border, boundary, marches, limits, coast (archaic). 2. [In pl.] Back or remote districts, back woods. II. a. Conterminous, bordering …

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  • 4 India — • The peninsula is separated on the north from Tibet and Central Asia by the Himalaya, Hindu Kush, and Karakoram mountains, and some lower ranges divide it from Afghanistan and Baluchistan Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. India      …

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  • 5 Schools — • History and development of education as related to the church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Schools     Schools     † …

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  • 6 Rio de Janeiro — /ree oh day zheuh nair oh, near oh, jeuh , dee, deuh/; Port. /rddee oo di zhi nay rddoo/ a seaport in SE Brazil: former capital. 5,184,292. Also called Rio. * * * City (pop., 2002 est.: city, 5,937,300; metro. area, 11,121,300) and port,… …

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  • 7 Ecuador — Ecuadoran, Ecuadorean, Ecuadorian, adj., n. /ek weuh dawr /, n. a republic in NW South America. 11,690,535; 109,483 sq. mi. (283,561 sq. km). Cap.: Quito. * * * Ecuador Introduction Ecuador Background: The Republic of the Equator was one of three …

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  • 8 Sudan, The — officially Republic of the Sudan Country, North Africa. Area: 966,757 sq mi (2,503,890 sq km). Population (2002 est.): 37,090,000. Capital: Khartoum. Muslim Arab ethnic groups live in the northern and central two thirds of the country, while… …

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  • 9 Norway — /nawr way/, n. Norwegian, Norge. a kingdom in N Europe, in the W part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. 4,404,456; 124,555 sq. mi. (322,597 sq. km). Cap.: Oslo. * * * Norway Introduction Norway Background: Despite its neutrality, Norway was not able …

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  • 10 Wales — • Located in the western portion of Great Britain Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Wales     Wales     † …

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  • 11 Native Hawaiians — This article is about the indigenous peoples of Hawaii. For other indigenous peoples see Indigenous peoples (disambiguation) Kanaka Maoli redirects here. For other uses of Kanaka, see Kanaka (disambiguation). Native Hawaiians (Kānaka Maoli) …

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  • 12 Chiang Ching-kuo — This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chiang. Chiang Ching kuo 蔣經國 6th/7th term President of the Republic of China In office 20 May 1 …

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  • 13 Yassa — (alternatively: Yasa , Yasaq , Jazag , Zasag , Mongolian: Их засаг хууль ) was a secret written code of law created by Genghis Khan. It was the principal law under the Mongol Empire even though no copies were made available. Most of this law was… …

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  • 14 Education in Sri Lanka — Infobox Education country name = Sri Lanka agency agency = Ministry of Education Ministry of Higher Education leader titles1 = Minister of Education leader titles2 = Minister of Higher Education leader names1 = Susil Premajayantha leader names2 …

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  • 15 Toraja — ▪ people       group of peoples of central Celebes (Sulawesi), Indonesia. They are believed to be descendants of the invading Austronesian speaking people that overran the island and absorbed or exterminated the aboriginal population. Later they… …

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  • 16 backwoods — back•woods [[t]ˈbækˈwʊdz[/t]] n. 1) (often used with a sing. v.) wooded or partially uncleared and unsettled districts 2) any remote or isolated area 3) of or pertaining to the backwoods 4) unsophisticated; uncouth Also, back′wood′, back′woods′y …

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  • 17 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 18 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 19 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 20 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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