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  • 1 inauguration — n. 1. Investiture, installation, ceremony of induction or of consecration. 2. Ceremony of institution, ceremony of initiation. 3. Commencement, beginning, institution, initiation, origination, formal opening …

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  • 2 Enthronization — • From Greek enthronízein, to place on a throne Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Enthronization     Enthronization     † …

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  • 3 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 4 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 5 Invention of radio — Great Radio Controversy redirects here. For the album by the band Tesla, see The Great Radio Controversy. Contents 1 Physics of wireless signalling 2 Theory of electromagnetism …

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  • 6 Dates of 2004 — ▪ 2005 January It turns out we were all wrong, probably, in my judgment. David Kay, former U.S. chief weapons inspector in Iraq, in testimony to the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, January 28 January 1              Haitian Pres. Jean… …

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  • 7 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 8 Abbess — • The female superior in spirituals and temporals of a community of twelve or more nuns Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abbess     Abbess      …

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  • 9 baptism — baptismal /bap tiz meuhl/, adj. baptismally, adv. /bap tiz euhm/, n. 1. Eccles. a ceremonial immersion in water, or application of water, as an initiatory rite or sacrament of the Christian church. 2. any similar ceremony or action of initiation …

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  • 10 Beliefs and practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — Mormon doctrine redirects here. For the book by Bruce R. McConkie, see Mormon Doctrine (book). For more details on the study of Latter day Saint beliefs and practices as an academic field, see Mormon studies. Joseph Smith, Jr. said that he saw… …

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  • 11 priesthood — /preest hood/, n. 1. the condition or office of a priest. 2. priests collectively. [bef. 900; ME presthed(e), presthod(e), OE preosthad. See PRIEST, HOOD] * * * Office of a spiritual leader expert in the ceremonies of worship and the performance… …

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  • 12 Germany — • History divided by time periods, beginning with before 1556 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Germany     Germany     † …

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  • 13 institution — Synonyms and related words: A, academy, act, agency, alpha, apostolic orders, appointment, asylum, atelier, barbershop, beauty parlor, beauty shop, beginning, bench, bill, blast off, butcher shop, bylaw, calling, canon, canonization, ceremonial,… …

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