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  • 1 ad|ven|ture — «ad VEHN chuhr», noun, verb, tured, tur|ing. –n. 1. an exciting or unusual experience: »The trip to Alaska was quite an adventure for her. 2. a bold undertaking, usually exciting and somewhat dangerous: »the daring adventure of rocketing into… …

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  • 2 en|ter|prise — «EHN tuhr pryz», noun. 1. an important, difficult, or dangerous plan to be tried; great or bold undertaking: »A trip into space is a daring enterprise. Quixotic is his enterprise and hopeless his adventure is (William S. Gilbert). 2. any… …

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  • 3 A bill of adventure — Adventure Ad*ven ture (?; 135), n. [OE. aventure, aunter, anter, F. aventure, fr. LL. adventura, fr. L. advenire, adventum, to arrive, which in the Romance languages took the sense of to happen, befall. See Advene.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which… …

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  • 4 Adventure — Ad*ven ture (?; 135), n. [OE. aventure, aunter, anter, F. aventure, fr. LL. adventura, fr. L. advenire, adventum, to arrive, which in the Romance languages took the sense of to happen, befall. See Advene.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which happens… …

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  • 5 College of the Holy Cross — Not to be confused with Holy Cross College. The College of the Holy Cross Latin: Collegium Sanctae Crucis Motto In Hoc Signo Vinces …

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  • 6 Bushido Blade (video game) — This article is about the fighting game. For other meanings, see Bushido Blade (disambiguation). Bushido Blade Developer(s) Light Weight Publisher(s) …

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  • 7 Epsom College — Infobox UK school name = Epsom College size = 100px latitude = longitude = dms = motto = Deo Non Fortuna (Latin: Not through luck but by the help of God ) [Literally: by God, not by luck ] motto pl = established = 1855 approx = closed = c approx …

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  • 8 Ghiberti, Lorenzo — born с 1378, Pelago died Dec. 1, 1455, Florence Italian sculptor, goldsmith, and designer active in Florence. He was trained as a goldsmith and painter. In 1402 he won a competition for the commission to make a pair of bronze doors for the… …

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  • 9 University of Fribourg —     University of Fribourg (Switzerland)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► University of Fribourg (Switzerland)     From the sixteenth century, the foundation of a Catholic university in Switzerland had often been canvassed among the Catholic cantons …

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  • 10 adventure — 1. noun /ædˈv̥ɛntʃɚ,ədˈvɛntʃə/ a) That which happens without design; chance; hazard; hap; hence, chance of danger or loss. b) The encountering of risks; hazardous and striking enterprise; a …

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  • 11 Edward Davis — Né d ancêtres flamands, Edward Davis a écrit un livre autobiographique signé « Nathaniel Davis » au début du XVIIIe siècle. C était l un des capitaines anglais des pirates du Panama, faisant partie des « aventuriers du… …

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  • 12 Santa Cruz de Cana — est une ville fantôme située en pleine jungle, au sud du Panama, à la frontière de la Colombie, qui a connu son apogée avec le développement de la mine d or d Espiritu Santu, à l époque coloniale espagnole et qui a été recyclée en parc d… …

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  • 13 adventure — I. n. 1. Chance, hazard, fortuity, contingency, risk, venture, stake, experiment, trial. 2. Hazardous enterprise, bold undertaking. 3. Event, incident, occurrence, transaction, passage, crisis, contingency. 4. (Com.) Speculation. II. v. a. Hazard …

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  • 14 adventure — A hazardous and striking enterprise. A bold undertaking accompanied by possible hazards, risks and unforeseen events. A common word in marine insurance policies, used as synonymous, or nearly so, with perils. A shipment of goods in charge of an… …

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  • 15 adventure — A hazardous and striking enterprise. A bold undertaking accompanied by possible hazards, risks and unforeseen events. A common word in marine insurance policies, used as synonymous, or nearly so, with perils. A shipment of goods in charge of an… …

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  • 16 BARUCH BEN SAMUEL — (d. 1834), adventurer and physician. Baruch was born in Pinsk and emigrated to Safed in 1819. The reports of a messenger who traveled from Safed to Yemen and back in 1825 gave rise to wondrous tales about a Jew from the tribe of Dan whom he… …

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  • 17 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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  • 18 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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  • 19 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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  • 20 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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