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  • 1 of the highest order — of a high order | of the highest/first order idiom of a high quality or degree; of the highest quality or greatest degree • The job requires diplomatic skills of a high order. • She was a snob of the first order. Main entry: ↑orderidiom …

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  • 2 The Highest Good —     The Highest Good     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Highest Good      We always act with a view to some good. The good is the object which all pursue, and for the sake of which they always act , says Plato (Republic, I, vi). His disciple… …

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  • 3 The Carmelite Order —     The Carmelite Order     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Carmelite Order     One of the mendicant orders.     Origin     The date of the foundation of the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel has been under discussion from the fourteenth century to …

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  • 4 of the first order — (or magnitude) used to denote something that is excellent or considerable of its kind it is a media event of the first order * * * of a high order | of the highest/first order idiom of a high quality or degree; of the highest quality or greatest… …

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  • 5 Transition to the New Order — This article is part of the History of Indonesia series See also: Timeline of Indonesian History Prehistory Early kingdoms …

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  • 6 Order of Leopold (Belgium) — Order of Leopold Ordre de Léopold Leopoldsorde Chiang Kai shek s Order of Leopold (Grand Cordon) Awarded by …

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  • 7 Order of the White Lion — Star of the first class of order (1922–1961) Awarded by the President of the Czech Republic Type …

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  • 8 Order of the Garter — Arms of the Order of the Garter Awarded by the Sovereign of the United Kingdom …

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  • 9 Order of the Black Eagle — (Schwarzer Adler Orden) Order of the Black Eagle breast star with the motto SUUM CUIQUE (idiomatically, to each according to his merits ) in the medallion s center …

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  • 10 Order of St. Januarius — The Illustrious Royal Order of Saint Januarius (Italian: L Insigne Reale Ordine di San Gennaro ) is an order of knighthood bestowed by the head of the Royal House of Bourbon of the Two Sicilies. It was the last great dynastic collar order to be… …

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  • 11 The Vatican as a Scientific Institute —     The Vatican Palace, as a Scientific Institute     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Vatican Palace, as a Scientific Institute     Regarded from the point of view of scientific productivity, the Vatican is the busiest scientific workshop in Rome.… …

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  • 12 The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray — (written by Chris Wooding, published 2001 by Scholastic Books) is a Gothic, steampunk horror/fantasy/alternate history novel about Victorian London overrun by the wych kin, demonic creatures that have rendered the city uninhabitable south of the… …

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  • 13 order — ► NOUN 1) the arrangement of people or things according to a particular sequence or method. 2) a state in which everything is in its correct place. 3) a state in which the laws and rules regulating public behaviour are observed. 4) an… …

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  • 14 Order of Manuel José Hurtado — The Order of Manuel José Hurtado (Spanish: Orden Manuel José Hurtado) is the highest order for educators of the Republic of Panama and was established by Decree No. 412 of November 27, 1959. It is named after Manuel José Hurtado, a former civil… …

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  • 15 Order of Merit of the Free State of Thuringia — The Order of Merit of the Free State of Thuringia is the highest order which is bestowed by the Free State of Thuringia. The number of living carriers is limited to 300 persons. Insignia of the Order of Merit of the Free State of Thuringia… …

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  • 16 Order of St. Andrew (Barbados) — The Order of St. Andrew is a Barbadian Order.It was instituted by Letters Patent on July 25, 1980, as part of the Barbados National Honours and Decorations System. It is the highest order given by the Barbadian government, and is awarded for… …

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  • 17 Order of the Garter — n. the highest order of British knighthood, instituted c. 1344 by Edward III …

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  • 18 Order of the Garter — the highest order of British knighthood, instituted by Edward III about 1348. * * * …

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  • 19 Order of the Garter — the highest order of British knighthood, instituted by Edward III about 1348 …

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  • 20 The Masters Apprentices — Origin Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Genres R B, pop/rock, psychedelic/progressive Years active 1965–1972, 1987–1991, 1994–1995, 1997, 2001–2002 …

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