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  • 1 degree — n. 1. Step, stage. 2. Class, rank, order, grade, quality, station, standing. 3. Measure, extent. 4. Remove (in the line of descent). 5. Division (as on a scale), interval, space. 6. Literary or collegiate distinction, grade in letters, literary… …

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  • 2 Celtic literature — Introduction       the body of writings composed in Gaelic and the languages derived from it, Scottish Gaelic and Manx, and in Welsh and its sister languages, Breton and Cornish. For writings in English by Irish, Scottish, and Welsh authors, see… …

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  • 3 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 4 American and British English spelling differences — Spelling differences redirects here. For other uses, see Category:Language comparison. For guidelines on dialects and spelling in the English language version of Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Manual of Style#National varieties of English. Differences… …

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  • 5 Individual events (speech) — Individual events is a type of speech competition characterized by individuals competing in a variety of different events. These events span the areas of public speaking, acting, reading and interpretation. Sometimes confused with competitive… …

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  • 6 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 7 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 8 Edinburgh —    EDINBURGH, a city, the seat of a university, and the metropolis of the kingdom of Scotland, situated in longitude 3° 10 30 (W.), and latitude 55° 57 29 (N.), about a mile (S. by W.) from Leith, 40 miles (S.S.W.) from Dundee, 42 (E. by N.) from …

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  • 9 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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

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  • 11 Cornell University — Cornell redirects here. For other uses, see Cornell (disambiguation). Cornell University Emblem of Cornell University Motto I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study …

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  • 12 Boston University — Seal of Boston University Latin: Universitas Bostoniensis Motto Learning, Virtue, Piety[ …

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  • 13 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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  • 14 Fairfield University — infobox University name = motto = Per Fidem ad Plenam Veritatem (Latin) mottoeng = Through Faith to the Fullness of Truth established = 1942 type = Private, Coeducational affiliation = Roman Catholic, Jesuit endowment = $269 million… …

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  • 15 Yale University — Yale redirects here. For other uses, see Yale (disambiguation). Yale University Latin: Universitas Yalensis Motto אורים ותמים (Hebrew) ( …

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  • 16 dictionary — /dik sheuh ner ee/, n., pl. dictionaries. 1. a book containing a selection of the words of a language, usually arranged alphabetically, giving information about their meanings, pronunciations, etymologies, inflected forms, etc., expressed in… …

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  • 17 List of prizes, medals, and awards — A list of famous prizes, medals, and awards including badges, bowls, cups, state decorations, trophies, etc. Contents 1 Business and management 2 Entertainment 2.1 Advertising …

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  • 18 Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …

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  • 19 University of Minnesota — This article is about the oldest and largest campus of the University of Minnesota. For the entire system, see University of Minnesota system University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Seal of the Regents of the University of Minnesota Motto Commune… …

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  • 20 encyclopaedia — Reference work that contains information on all branches of knowledge or that treats a particular branch of knowledge comprehensively. It is self contained and explains subjects in greater detail than a dictionary. It differs from an almanac in… …

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