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  • 1 embargo — I. n. 1. Prohibition (of vessels to leave port). 2. Prohibition (in general), prohibitory restriction, ban, restraint, hindrance, embarguement. II. v. a. Put under embargo, lay an embargo upon, prohibit from leaving port …

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  • 2 Embargo — Em*bar go, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embargoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embargoing}.] To lay an embargo on and thus detain; to prohibit from leaving port; said of ships, also of commerce and goods. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Embargoed — Embargo Em*bar go, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embargoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embargoing}.] To lay an embargo on and thus detain; to prohibit from leaving port; said of ships, also of commerce and goods. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Embargoing — Embargo Em*bar go, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embargoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embargoing}.] To lay an embargo on and thus detain; to prohibit from leaving port; said of ships, also of commerce and goods. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 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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  • 6 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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  • 7 Calendar of 1997 — ▪ 1998 JANUARY JANUARY 1       Ghanaian Kofi Annan replaces Egyptian Boutros Boutros Ghali in the position of United Nations secretary general.       Among those knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in the annual New Year s Day ceremony is pop musician …

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  • 8 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 9 Glasgow —    GLASGOW, a city, the seat of a university, and a sea port, having separate jurisdiction, locally in the Lower ward of the county of Lanark, and situated in longitude 4° 15 51 (W.), and latitude 55° 52 10 (N.), 23 miles (E. by S.) from Greenock …

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  • 10 History of Alicante — The area around Alicante has been inhabited for over 7000 years, with the first tribes of hunter gatherers moving down gradually from Central Europe between 5000 and 3000 BC. Some of the earliest settlements were made on the slopes of Mount… …

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  • 11 Israel — /iz ree euhl, ray /, n. 1. a republic in SW Asia, on the Mediterranean: formed as a Jewish state May 1948. 5,534,672; 7984 sq. mi. (20,679 sq. km). Cap.: Jerusalem. 2. the people traditionally descended from Jacob; the Hebrew or Jewish people. 3 …

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  • 12 The United States of America —     The United States of America     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The United States of America     BOUNDARIES AND AREA     On the east the boundary is formed by the St. Croix River and an arbitrary line to the St. John, and on the north by the… …

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  • 13 Migration — • The movement of populations from place to place Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Migration     Migration     † …

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  • 14 Embargo Act of 1807 — Origins of the War of 1812 Chesapeake–Leopard Affair Orders in Council (1807) Embargo Act of 1807 Non Intercourse Act (1809) Macon s Bill Number 2 Tecumseh s War …

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  • 15 History of antisemitism — Antisemitism Part of Jewish history …

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  • 16 Luscombe Searelle — William Luscombe Searelle (1853 1907) Musical Composer and impresario. Born Devon England 1853 and raised in New Zealand attending Christ s College,Christchurch. He began working as a pianist in Christchurch and graduated to conductor. His early… …

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  • 17 Antisemitism in Europe (Middle Ages) — Accusations of deicide In the Middle Ages Antisemitism in Europe was religious. Though not part of Roman Catholic dogma, many Christians, including members of the clergy, have held the Jewish people collectively responsible for killing Jesus, a… …

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  • 18 Freedom of religion in Malaysia — Life in Malaysia Culture Cuisine Demographics Economy Education Ethnic groups Film Health Holidays Languages Literature …

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  • 19 Gun laws in the United States (by state) — U.S. Firearms Legal Topics Assault weapons ban ATF Bureau Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act Concealed carry in the U.S. Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban …

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  • 20 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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