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  • 1 Incident du Rover (1867) — L incident du Rover (羅發號事件) s est déroulé le 12 mars 1867 lorsque le navire marchand américain Rover, sur la route de Shantou à Yingkou[1] a coulé au large de Taïwan. Le bateau a heurté le récif coralien appelé Qixingyan (七星岩) près d Oluanpi et a …

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  • 2 High Treason Incident — The nihongo|High Treason Incident|大逆事件|Taigyaku Jiken, also known as the nihongo|Kotoku Incident|幸徳事件|Kōtoku Jiken, was a socialist anarchist plot to assassinate the Japanese Emperor Meiji in 1910, leading to a mass arrest of leftists, and the… …

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  • 3 United States Capitol shooting incident (1954) — Infobox terrorist attack title = U.S. Capitol shooting incident (1954) location = Washington, D.C. caption = Lebron is arrested after participating in the attack. target = United States Capitol (chamber of the House of Representatives) date =… …

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  • 4 Anecdote — For other uses, see Anecdota. : For a comparison of anecdote with other kinds of stories, see Myth, legend, fairy tale, and fable. An anecdote is a short tale narrating an interesting or amusing biographical incident. It may be as brief as the… …

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  • 5 Anecdote — An ec*dote, n. [F. anecdote, fr. Gr. ? not published; an priv. + ? given out, ? to give out, to publish; ? out + ? to give. See {Dose}, n.] 1. pl. Unpublished narratives. Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. A particular or detached incident or fact of an… …

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  • 6 Traditional stories — Traditional stories, expressed as myth, legend, folklore, fairy tale, and fable, are used interchangeably in common speech as a synonym, or sometimes an antonym, parable, or metaphor for popular fiction. Similar terms include anecdote, parable,… …

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  • 7 anecdote — noun (plural anecdotes; also anecdota) Etymology: French, from Greek anekdota unpublished items, from neuter plural of anekdotos unpublished, from a + ekdidonai to publish, from ex out + didonai to give more at ex , date Date: 1686 a usually… …

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  • 8 anecdote — n. Story (of private life), biographical incident …

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  • 9 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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  • 10 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 11 JEREMIAH — (Heb. והּ ָירִי ְמ) second of the major prophets whose book is the second in the Latter Prophets section of the Bible. This entry is arranged according to the following outline: in the bible the life and message of jeremiah beginnings of prophecy …

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  • 12 Military career of L. Ron Hubbard — L. Ron Hubbard Lts (jg) L. Ron Hubbard and Thomas S. Moulton in Portland, Oregon in 1943. Born March 13, 1 …

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  • 13 Iskandar of Johor — This is a Malay name; the name Ismail Al Khalidi is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Mahmud Iskandar Al Haj. Iskandar Sultan of Johor …

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  • 14 Reliability of Wikipedia — Vandalism of a Wikipedia article. The section on the left is the normal, undamaged version; and on the right is the edited, damaged version. The reliabili …

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  • 15 Zhou Enlai — This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhou. Zhou Enlai 周恩来 1st Premier of the People s Republic of China In offic …

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  • 16 Frank Abney Hastings — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hastings. Frank Abney Hastings (14 février 1794 1er juin 1828) fut un marin britannique et un philhellène. Cadet d une famille noble anglaise, Frank Abney Hastings fit une carrière dans la Royal Navy.… …

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  • 17 Mairead Maguire — Mairead Maguire[1][2] Mairead Maguire, July 2009 Born …

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  • 18 List of United States Presidential names — contains lists of nicknames, name origins, and the first, middle, and last names of each President of the United States. Most of the nicknames listed are political, such as Tricky Dick , which belonged to Richard Nixon, initialisms like T.R.… …

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  • 19 List of films based on actual events — This is a list of feature films that are based on actual events. Contents 1 1920s 2 1930s 3 1940s 4 1950s 5 1960s …

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  • 20 Egypt — /ee jipt/, n. 1. Arab Republic of. a republic in NE Africa. 64,791,891; 386,198 sq. mi. (1,000,252 sq. km). Cap.: Cairo. Arabic, Misr. Formerly (1958 71), United Arab Republic. 2. an ancient kingdom in NE Africa: divided into the Nile Delta… …

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