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  • 1 device — n. 1. Contrivance, invention, scheme, design, plan, project, expedient, shift, resort, resource. 2. Artifice, stratagem, wile, ruse, manoeuvre, trick, fraud, evasion. 3. Design, fanciful conception, piece of fancy. 4. Emblem, symbol, type, sign,… …

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  • 2 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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  • 3 Soda Stereo — Soda Stereo, from left to right: Gustavo Cerati, Charly Alberti and Zeta Bosio. Background information Origin Buenos Aires, Argentina …

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  • 4 Champa — Campadesa Chăm Pa Chiêm Thành 192–1832 …

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  • 5 Presidential $1 Coin Program — Presidential One Dollar Coin United States Value 1 U.S. dollar Mass  8.100 g  (0.26 troy oz) Diameter  26.5 mm  (1.043 in) Thickness …

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  • 6 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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  • 7 Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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  • 8 List of commercial failures in video gaming — As a hit driven business, the great majority of the video games industry s software releases have been commercial failures. In the early 21st century, rules of thumb noted by industry commentators estimated that 10% of published games generated… …

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  • 9 Che Guevara — Che redirects here. For other uses, see Che (disambiguation). Che Guevara …

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  • 10 Nimrod (Bible) — Nimrod (Hebrew Name|נִמְרוֹד|Nimrod|נִמְרֹד|Nimrōḏ) was a Mesopotamian monarch mentioned in the Jewish Tanakh, and who figures in many legends and folktales.Several ruins preserve Nimrod s name,Harris, Stephen L., Understanding the Bible. Palo… …

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  • 11 Nimrod — This article is about the biblical king. For other uses, see Nimrod (disambiguation). Pieter Bruegel s The Tower of Babel depicts a traditional Nimrod inspecting stonemasons …

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  • 12 Seville — For other uses, see Seville (disambiguation). Sevilla redirects here. For the association football club, see Sevilla FC. Seville Sevilla Seville …

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  • 13 fable, parable, and allegory — Introduction       any form of imaginative literature (allegory) or spoken utterance constructed in such a way that readers or listeners are encouraged to look for meanings hidden beneath the literal surface of the fiction. A story (rhetoric) is… …

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  • 14 Sergei Parajanov — Infobox actor name = Sergei Parajanov caption = Sergei Parajanov and Lilya Brik, a sister of Aragon s wife Elsa Triolet. birthname = birthdate = birth date|1924|1|9 birthplace = Tiflis (now Tbilisi), USSR deathdate = Dda|1990|07|20|1924|1|9… …

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  • 15 DeFord Bailey — Bailey in the 1970s Background information Born December 14, 1899(1899 12 14) Smith County, Tennessee …

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  • 16 Franks Casket — The Franks Casket (or the Auzon Runic Casket) is a small [9 by 7½ by 5⅛ inches, according to Amy L. Vandersall, The Date and Provenance of the Franks Casket Gesta 11.2 (1972:9 26) p. 9; Ms Vandersall summarises the previous scholarship in setting …

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  • 17 History of Canadian currency — Canada has an extensive history with regards to its currency. Beginning in the early 16th Century, items such as wampum and furs were actually considered currency. With the colonization of France and England, various coins were introduced in the… …

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  • 18 Folk music — Folk song redirects here. For other uses, see Folk song (disambiguation). Folk music Béla Bartók recording Slovak peasant singers in 1908 Traditions List of folk music traditions …

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  • 19 Rome — For the civilization of classical antiquity, see Ancient Rome. For other uses, see Rome (disambiguation). Rome Roma    …

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  • 20 Catherine of Alexandria — Infobox Saint name=Catherine of Alexandria imagesize=250px caption= Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Caravaggio, c. 1598 titles = Martyr and Virgin birth date=ca. 287 death date=ca. 305 birth place=Alexandria, Egypt… …

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