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  • 1 fetters — fet|ters [ˈfetəz US ərz] n [plural] literary [: Old English; Origin: feter; related to FOOT1] 1.) the things that prevent someone from being free = ↑constraints fetters of ▪ breaking the fetters of convention 2.) chains that were put around a… …

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  • 2 Grove of fetters — A Grove of Fetters (Old Norse: Fjöturlundr) is mentioned in the Eddic poem Helgakviða Hundingsbana II :: Helgi obtained Sigrún, and they had sons. Helgi lived not to be old. Dag, the son of Högni, sacrificed to Odin, for vengeance for his father …

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  • 3 Battle of the Fetters — Battle between Sparta and Arcadia around approximately 550 BC in which the Arcadians defeated the Spartans. According to Herodotus, the Spartans marched to battle carrying rods with which to parcel out their soon to be conquered land and chains… …

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  • 4 fetter — fetterer, n. fetterless, adj. /fet euhr/, n. 1. a chain or shackle placed on the feet. 2. Usually, fetters. anything that confines or restrains: Boredom puts fetters upon the imagination. v.t. 3. to put fetters upon. 4. to confine; restrain. [bef …

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  • 5 Union of Christendom — • Includes the Catholic Church together with the many other religious communions which have either directly or indirectly, separated from it Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Union of Christendom     Union of Christend …

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  • 6 Regnator omnium deus — In Tacitus 98 CE work Germania , regnator omnium deus ( god, ruler of all ) was a deity worshipped by the Semnones tribe in a sacred grove. Comparisons have been made between this reference and the poem Helgakviða Hundingsbana II , recorded in… …

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  • 7 fetter — fet•ter [[t]ˈfɛt ər[/t]] n. 1) a chain or shackle placed on the feet 2) Usu., fetters. anything that confines or restrains 3) to put fetters upon 4) to confine; restrain • Etymology: bef. 900; ME, OE feter; c. OHG fezzera, ON fjǫturr; akin to… …

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  • 8 Malcolm Adiseshiah — Malcolm Sathiyanathan Adiseshiah (April 18, 1910 – November 21, 1994), was an Indian development economist and educator. He was awarded Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for his outstanding services to the country in 1976. UNESCO has… …

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  • 9 Fetter — Fet ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fettered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fettering}.] 1. To put fetters upon; to shackle or confine the feet of with a chain; to bind. [1913 Webster] My heels are fettered, but my fist is free. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

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  • 10 fetter — I. noun Etymology: Middle English feter, from Old English; akin to Old English fōt foot Date: before 12th century 1. a chain or shackle for the feet 2. something that confines ; restraint II. transitive verb Date: before 12th century …

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  • 11 fetter — I. n. Shackle (for the feet), chain, bond, clog, hamper. II. v. a. 1. Shackle (the feet), clog, trammel, hamper, put fetters on. 2. Chain, bind, tie, confine, restrain, hamper, trammel, encumber …

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  • 12 fetter — /ˈfɛtə / (say fetuh) noun 1. a chain or shackle placed around the ankle, used as a restraint. 2. (usually plural) anything that confines or restrains. –verb (t) 3. to put fetters upon. 4. to confine; restrain. {Middle English and Old English… …

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  • 13 MURABBAʿAT SCROLLS — MURABBAʿAT SCROLLS, manuscripts found in 1951 and 1952 in caves in Wadi Murabbaʿat, which runs down to the Dead Sea from the west about 18 km. (11 mi.) south of Wadi Qumrān and some 25 km. (15 mi.) southeast of jerusalem . The presence of… …

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  • 14 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 15 Ayatana — Āyatana (Pāli; Sanskrit) is the Buddhist term for a sense base or sense sphere. [ Sense base is used for instance by Bodhi (2000b) and Soma (1999). Sense sphere is used for instance by VRI (1996) and suggested by [http://dsal.uchicago.edu/cgi… …

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  • 16 Restraint — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Restraint >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 restraint restraint Sgm: N 1 hindrance hindrance &c. 706 Sgm: N 1 coercion coercion &c.(compulsion) 744 Sgm: N 1 cohibition cohibition constraint repression …

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  • 17 Austro-Hungarian Monarchy —     The Austro Hungarian Monarchy     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Austro Hungarian Monarchy     By this name is designated the European monarchy whose dominions have for their main life distributing artery the River Danube, in its course from… …

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  • 18 Gold standard — For other uses, see Gold standard (disambiguation). Under a gold standard, paper notes are convertible into pre set, fixed quantities of gold. The gold standard is a monetary system in which the standard economic unit of account is a fixed mass… …

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  • 19 Rokeby Venus — Infobox Painting| title=The Rokeby Venus artist=Diego Velázquez year=c. 1647 ndash;51 type=Oil on canvas height=122 width=177 museum=National Gallery, London The Rokeby Venus (also known as The Toilet of Venus , Venus at her Mirror , Venus and… …

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  • 20 Buddhism — Buddh redirects here, for the Race Circuit, see Buddh International Circuit Standing Buddha. One of the earliest known representations of the Buddha, 1st 2nd century CE, Gandhara …

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