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  • 1 crescent — I. n. 1. New moon, moon in her first quarter. 2. Figure of the new moon, lune. 3. Turkish standard. 4. [With The prefixed.] Turkish power, Ottoman Empire, Sublime Porte; Mohammedanism, Islamism, Islam. II. a. Growing, enlarging, increasing …

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  • 2 Constantinople — • Capital, formerly of the Byzantine, now of the Ottoman, Empire (As of 1908, when the article was written.) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Constantinople     Constantinople …

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  • 3 Maronites — • History of the Maronite nation and Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Maronites     Maronites     † …

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  • 4 Russia — • Geography and history Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Russia     Russia     † Catholic E …

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  • 5 Greek Church — • Details the history and various divisions of the church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Greek Church     Greek Church     † …

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