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  • 1 applause — n. Acclamation, acclaim, plaudit, éclat, clapping of hands, shout of approbation, loud praise, burst of approbation …

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  • 2 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 3 Cistercians — • Religious of the Order of Cîteaux, a Benedictine reform, established at Cîteaux in 1098 by St. Robert, Abbot of Molesme in the Diocese of Langres, for the purpose of restoring as far as possible the literal observance of the Rule of St.… …

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  • 4 ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

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  • 5 Clap — (kl[a^]p), n. 1. A loud noise made by sudden collision; a bang. Give the door such a clap, as you go out, as will shake the whole room. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A burst of sound; a sudden explosion. [1913 Webster] Horrible claps of thunder.… …

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  • 6 Clap dish — Clap Clap (kl[a^]p), n. 1. A loud noise made by sudden collision; a bang. Give the door such a clap, as you go out, as will shake the whole room. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A burst of sound; a sudden explosion. [1913 Webster] Horrible claps of… …

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  • 7 Clap net — Clap Clap (kl[a^]p), n. 1. A loud noise made by sudden collision; a bang. Give the door such a clap, as you go out, as will shake the whole room. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A burst of sound; a sudden explosion. [1913 Webster] Horrible claps of… …

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  • 8 Eclat — E*clat , n. [F. [ e]clat a fragment, splinter, explosion, brilliancy, splendor, fr. [ e]clater to splinter, burst, explode, shine brilliantly, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. sleizan to slit, split, fr. sl[=i]zan, G. schleissen; akin to E.… …

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  • 9 Thomas Malthus — infobox economist school tradition= Classical economics color = #B0C4DE image caption = Thomas Robert Malthus name = Thomas Robert Malthus birth = birth date|1766|2|13 (Surrey, England) death = death date and age|1834|12|23|1766|2|13 (Bath,… …

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  • 10 Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal — The steam crane at Mount Sion, on the Bury arm Original owner Manchester Bolton Bury Canal Company Principal engineer …

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  • 11 Heinrich Bullinger — (July 18, 1504 September 17, 1575) was a Swiss reformer, the successor of Huldrych Zwingli as head of the Zurich church and pastor at Grossmünster. A much less controversial figure than John Calvin or Martin Luther, his importance has long been… …

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  • 12 James Douglas, Lord of Douglas — See also: James Douglas (disambiguation) Sir James Douglas Tomb of Sir James, St Bride s Kirk, Douglas. Born c.1286 Douglas, Lanarkshire …

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  • 13 Everard Digby — For the 16th century scholar, see Everard Digby (scholar). Gunpowder Plot Sir Everard Digby Portrait of Digby …

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  • 14 USS Augusta (1853) — The second USS Augusta was a side wheel steamer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. She was named for the city of Augusta, Georgia.Designed and constructed by the noted American shipbuilder, William Henry Webb, the second… …

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  • 15 Battle of Flamborough Head — The Battle of Flamborough Head, between a small squadron led by John Paul Jones and two British convoy escorts, is one of the best known, but least understood, naval actions in history. What follows is an attempt to present a balanced view of the …

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  • 16 Mont Blanc (poem) — First page of Mont Blanc from History of a Six Weeks Tour (1817) …

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  • 17 Mariology of the saints — This article is about the contributions of Roman Catholic saints to Mariology. For Anglican views, please see Anglican Marian theology Madonna and Child with saints by Duccio, 14th century Roman Catholic Mariology is the area of theology… …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 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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  • 20 Protestantism — • Discussion of Protestant beliefs and doctrines Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Protestantism     Protestantism     † …

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