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  • 1 express — I. v. a. 1. Squeeze out, press out. 2. Utter, speak, declare, assert, set forth, give vent to, give utterance to. 3. Represent, indicate, show, signify, exhibit, denote, intimate. 4. Send by express, send express. II. a. 1. Explicit, clear, plain …

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  • 2 List of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England, 1642 to 1660 — This is a list of Ordinances and Acts of the Parliament of England from 1642 to 1660, during the English Civil War and the Interregnum.As King Charles I of England would not assent to Bills from a Parliament at war with him, decrees of Parliament …

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  • 3 postal system — System that allows persons to send letters, parcels, or packages to addressees in the same country or abroad. Postal systems are usually government run and paid for by a combination of user charges and government subsidies. There are early… …

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  • 4 List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament, 1660 to 1699 — This is a list of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament during that body s existence prior to the Act of Union of 1707. For legislation passed after that date see List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament.The numbers… …

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  • 5 Durrus and District History Modern — Durrus is an area of West Cork in Ireland. For earlier history, see Durrus and District History1900 2000 James Gilhooley M.P. and Elections 1910James Gilhooley MP (he had been a merchant in Bantry, and was jailed on a number of occaasions under… …

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  • 6 dispatch — /di spach /, v.t. 1. to send off or away with speed, as a messenger, telegram, body of troops, etc. 2. to dismiss (a person), as after an audience. 3. to put to death; kill: The spy was promptly dispatched. 4. to transact or dispose of (a matter) …

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  • 7 dispatch — /dəsˈpætʃ / (say duhs pach) verb (t) 1. to send off; put under way: to dispatch a messenger; to dispatch a letter. 2. to put to death; kill. 3. to transact or dispose of (business, etc.) promptly or speedily; execute quickly; settle. –noun 4. the …

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  • 8 History of rail transport — The history of rail transport dates back nearly 500 years, and includes systems with man or horse power and rails of wood or stone. Modern rail transport systems first appeared in England in the 1820s. These systems, which made use of the steam… …

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  • 9 Uniform Penny Post — This article is about the 1840 uniform penny postage service in the UK. For similarly named services, see Penny Post. Royal Mail Post Office Regulations handbill giving details of the Uniform Penny Post, dated January 7, 1840 The Uniform Penny… …

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  • 10 Wacky Races — For the video game, see Wacky Races (video game). Wacky Races Wacky Races Title Card Genre Racing Comedy …

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  • 11 Australian and New Zealand punting glossary — This page is about the Australian English usage of punting, for other uses of punting see punt and punter .The Australian and New Zealand punting glossary explains some of the terms, jargon and slang which are commonly used and heard on… …

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  • 12 Rowland Hill (postal reformer) — Sir Rowland Hill KCB, FRS (December 3, 1795 August 27, 1879) was a British teacher and social reformer. He campaigned for a comprehensive reform of the postal system, based on the concept of penny postage, and later served as a government postal… …

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  • 13 Francis Godwin — (Hannington, 1562 Hereford, 1633), est un évêque et écrivain anglais. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Personnalité …

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  • 14 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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  • 15 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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  • 16 flight, history of — ▪ aviation Introduction  development of heavier than air flying machines. Important landmarks and events along the way to the invention of the airplane include an understanding of the dynamic reaction of lifting surfaces (or wings), building… …

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  • 17 medicine, history of — Introduction  the development of the prevention and treatment of disease from prehistoric and ancient times to the 20th century. Medicine and surgery before 1800 Primitive (primitive culture) medicine and folklore       Unwritten history is not… …

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  • 18 Communion of the Sick — • Differs from ordinary Communion as to the class of persons to whom it is administered, as to the dispositions with which it may be received, and as to the place and ceremonies of administration Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …

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  • 19 Florida — • The Peninsular or Everglade State, the most southern in the American Union and second largest east of the Mississippi Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Florida     Florida      …

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  • 20 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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