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  • 1 Italy — • In ancient times Italy had several other names: it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Enotria, wine producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece); Tyrrhenia, etc. The name Italy, which seems to… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 alms — n. Charity, benefaction, gratuity, gift, dole, bounty, charitable donation, eleemosynary aid …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 3 France — • Geography, statistics, and history Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. France     France     † …

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  • 4 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 5 Schools — • History and development of education as related to the church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Schools     Schools     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 6 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 7 welfare — Synonyms and related words: ADC, Easy Street, Medicaid, Medicare, advantage, affluence, aid, alimony, allotment, allowance, almsgiving, altruistic, annuity, assistance, avail, bed of roses, behalf, behoof, beneficent, benefit, benevolent, benison …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 8 California — • Includes history, population, education, resources, and religion Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. California     California     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 9 foundation — foun·da·tion n 1: a basis upon which something stands or is supported; specif: a witness s preliminary testimony given to identify or explain evidence being offered at trial and establish its connection to the issue for which it is offered the… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 Devon — For other uses, see Devon (disambiguation). Devon Flag Motto of County Council: Auxilio divino (Latin: By divine aid) …

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  • 11 List of law topics (A-E) — NOTOC Law [From Old English lagu something laid down or fixed ; legal comes from Latin legalis , from lex law , statute ( [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=law searchmode=none Law] , Online Etymology Dictionary; [http://www.m… …

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  • 12 Poles in the United States — • Covers the causes and history of the Polish immigration Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Poles in the United States     Poles in the United States      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 13 charity — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Kindness] Syn. benevolence, magnanimity, compassion; see kindness 1 , mercy 1 , tolerance 1 . 2. [An organization to aid the needy] Syn. charitable institution, philanthropy, foundation, fund, welfare organization,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 Spelling bee — A spelling bee is a competition where contestants, usually children, are asked to spell English words. The concept is thought to have originated in the United States, and is usually perceived to be a solely English language practice. [… …

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  • 15 Sid McMath — Infobox Governor name= Sidney Sanders McMath caption=Sid McMath, from the cover of his autobiography Promises Kept (University of Arkansas Press, 2003) order= 34th office= Governor of Arkansas term start= January 11, 1949 term end= January 13,… …

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  • 16 property law — Introduction       principles, policies, and rules by which disputes over property are to be resolved and by which property transactions may be structured. What distinguishes property law from other kinds of law is that property law deals with… …

    Universalium

  • 17 Knights of Malta — • The most important of all the military orders, both for the extent of its area and for its duration Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Knights of Malta     Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 18 Mortmain — • History and details of the laws Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Mortmain     Mortmain     † …

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  • 19 Washington, D.C. — Washington, D.C. • The capital of the United States Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Washington, D.C.     Washington, District of Columbia      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 20 liberal — adj 1 Liberal, generous, bountiful, bounteous, openhanded, munificent, handsome are applied to a person or to his deeds or utterances and mean showing or revealing a spirit of giving freely and without stint. Liberal suggests openhandedness or… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms