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  • 1 Chris Burden — during the performance of his 1974 piece Trans fixed where he was nailed to the back of a Volkswagen Born 1946 (1946) Boston, Massachusetts …

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  • 2 Henry Burden — (April 22, 1791–January 19, 1871) was an engineer and businessman who built an industrial complex in Troy, New York called the Burden Iron Works that featured the most powerful water wheel in the world.Early lifeHenry Burden was born in Scotland …

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  • 3 Monongahela and Ohio Steam Boat Company — The Monongahela and Ohio Steam Boat Company (MOSBC) was the second to build and operate steamboats on America s rivers west of the Allegheny Mountains. Created as a stock company and based at Brownsville, Pennsylvania, the shareholders of the… …

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  • 4 Wheel boat — Wheel Wheel (hw[=e]l), n. [OE. wheel, hweol, AS. hwe[ o]l, hweogul, hweowol; akin to D. wiel, Icel. hv[=e]l, Gr. ky klos, Skr. cakra; cf. Icel. hj[=o]l, Dan. hiul, Sw. hjul. [root]218. Cf. {Cycle}, {Cyclopedia}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A circular… …

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  • 5 barge — n. 1. Vessel of state, pleasure boat, barque. 2. Boat of burden, transport …

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  • 6 Shreekrishna Kirtana — Kabya (Bengali: শ্রীকৃষ্ণকীর্তন কাব্য) or Sri Krishna Kirtana Kabya is a pastoral Vaishnava drama in verse composed by Boru Chandidas. It is considered to be the most significant work after Charyapada in the history of Bengali literature. These… …

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  • 7 Angelo Di Pietro (inventor) — Angelo Di Pietro(1950, Avellino, Italy) is an engine designer who developed the Di Pietro Motor air engine. He qualified as Congegniatore Meccanico in Avellino and moved to Stuttgart to work on the Wankel rotary engine at the Mercedes Benz… …

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  • 8 Vasily Zvyagintsev — author. Biography Born in Grozny on november 21 1944, graduated from Stavropol medical college, worked as emergency assistance doctor, served as military doctor on Sahalin island. After returning to Stavropol spent 10 years working in Komsomol… …

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  • 9 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 10 Fitzcarraldo — Infobox Film name = Fitzcarraldo caption = Fitzcarraldo DVD cover director = Werner Herzog producer = Werner Herzog Renzo Rossellini Walter Saxer Willi Segler Lucki Stipetic writer = Werner Herzog narrator = starring = Klaus Kinski Claudia… …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 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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  • 13 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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  • 14 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 15 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 16 cañada — /keuhn yah deuh, yad euh/, n. Chiefly Western U.S. 1. a dry riverbed. 2. a small, deep canyon. [1840 50; < Sp, equiv. to cañ(a) CANE + ada n. suffix] * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources …

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  • 17 Canada — /kan euh deuh/, n. a nation in N North America: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 29,123,194; 3,690,410 sq. mi. (9,558,160 sq. km). Cap.: Ottawa. * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural… …

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  • 18 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 19 Refugee — According to the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee is a person who owing to a well founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political… …

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  • 20 World War II — the war between the Axis and the Allies, beginning on September 1, 1939, with the German invasion of Poland and ending with the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945, and of Japan on August 14, 1945. Abbr.: WWII * * * or Second World War (1939–45)… …

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