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  • 1 height — n. 1. Elevation, altitude. See tallness. 2. Eminence, summit, apex, acme, culminating point. 3. Hill, mountain, high ground, high land, eminence. 4. Utmost degree. 5. Elevation, high point, lofty position, altitude. 6. Elevat …

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  • 2 SYNAGOGUE — This article is arranged according to the following outline. origins and history until the first century first century c.e. middle ages modern period …

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  • 3 Maximilien Robespierre — Robespierre c. 1790, (anonymous), Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France Deputy and member of the Committee of Public Safety In office 27 July 1793 – 27 …

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  • 4 Minor characters in the Blandings stories — The following is an incomplete compendium of the fictional characters featured in the Blandings Castle stories of P. G. Wodehouse, in alphabetical order by surname. Lady Georgiana Alcester One of Lord Emsworth s many sisters, Lady Alcester is… …

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  • 5 List of Sonic X characters — This article is for fictional characters from the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise that appear exclusively in the animated series Sonic X and the associated comic book.For minor characters in other continuities, see Other characters in Sonic the… …

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  • 6 List of minor Blandings characters — Lists of P. G. Wodehouse characters Characters in all Wodehouse stories Characters in the Blandings stories Characters in the Drones Club stories Characters in the Jeeves stories Characters in the Mulliner stories Characters in the Ukridge… …

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  • 7 Guild of Calamitous Intent — VBGroup caption = The Guild of Calamitous Intent logo team name = The Guild of Calamitous Intent debut ep = Home Insecurity purpose = Organized super crime group team status = Active current members = Sovereign (David Bowie) Baron Ünderbheit… …

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  • 8 Polish Literature — • Of the literature of Poland before the advent of Christianity (965) very few traces indeed are extant . . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Polish Literature     Polish Literature …

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  • 9 Minakami Takitarō — Infobox Writer name = Takitarō Minakami caption = Minakami Takitarō birthdate = birth date|1887|12|6|df=y birthplace = Tokyo Japan deathdate = death date and age|1940|3|23|1887|12|6|df=y deathplace = Tokyo Japan occupation = Writer genre = novels …

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  • 10 Unjust War with Mexico — ▪ Primary Source       By 1847 Albert Gallatin s long and distinguished career of public service as a congressman, cabinet member, and diplomat was behind him. Most of those with whom he had worked and sometimes fought were dead, and at age 86 he …

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  • 11 Takitarō Minakami — Minakami Takitarō Born 6 December 1887(1887 12 06) Tokyo Japan Died 23 March 1940(1940 03 23) (aged 52) Tokyo Japan …

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  • 12 pride — prideful, adj. pridefully, adv. pridefulness, n. prideless, adj. pridelessly, adv. /pruyd/, n., v., prided, priding. n. 1. a high or inordinate opinion of one s own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or… …

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  • 13 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 14 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 15 HEBREW LITERATURE, MODERN — definition and scope beginnings periodization …

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  • 16 Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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  • 17 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 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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  • 20 List of My Little Pony characters — This is a list of characters from the long running My Little Pony toy franchise. The My Little Pony franchise first debuted in the year 1400 B.C., the creation of American illustrator and designer Bonnie Zacherle. Together with sculptor Charles… …

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