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  • 1 barbarity — n. Cruelty, savageness, barbarousness, brutality, brutishness, ferociousness, ferocity, inhumanity, truculence, hardness of heart, manners of a barbarian …

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  • 2 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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  • 3 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 4 Nanban trade — For the Indian film, see Nanban (film). History of Japan The Samurai Hasekura Tsunenaga in Rome in 1615, Coll. Borghese, Rome. Paleolithic 35,000–14,000 BC Jōmon period 14,000–300 BC …

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  • 5 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 6 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 7 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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  • 8 Fantasy subgenres — The fantasy genre has spawned many new subgenres with no clear counterparts in the myths or folklore upon which the tradition of fantasy storytelling is based, although inspiration from mythology and folklore remains a consistent theme. Since the …

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  • 9 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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  • 10 List of Dexter's Laboratory episodes — Dexter s Laboratory is an American animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. Initially debuting in 1994 as a series of shorts on World Premiere Toons, the show was picked up the following year for a full series …

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  • 11 French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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  • 12 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 13 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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  • 14 The Story of Civilization —   Author(s) Will Durant Ariel Durant …

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  • 15 Spanish Language and Literature — • As a medium of literary expression Spanish asserted itself first in the twelfth century: it had been six or seven centuries in the process of evolution out of Latin Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Spanish Language and Literature      …

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  • 16 Qianlong Emperor — 乾隆帝 6th Qing Emperor of China …

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  • 17 Ovid — Ovidian /oh vid ee euhn/, adj. /ov id/, n. (Publius Ovidius Naso) 43 B.C. A.D. 17?, Roman poet. * * * Latin Publius Ovidius Naso born March 20, 43 BC, Sulmo, Roman Empire died AD 17, Tomis, Moesia Roman poet. A member of Rome s knightly class,… …

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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 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 20 rude — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. barbarous, crude, primitive, rough, rustic; harsh, rugged; coarse, uncouth; discourteous, uncivil, insolent. See vulgarity, courtesy, inelegance, formlessness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Boorish]… …

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