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  • 1 characteristic — I. a. 1. Special, peculiar, distinctive. 2. In keeping with one s character, thoroughly illustrative. II. n. Peculiarity, marked feature, distinguishing trait …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 2 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… …

    Universalium

  • 3 BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 4 dictionary — /dik sheuh ner ee/, n., pl. dictionaries. 1. a book containing a selection of the words of a language, usually arranged alphabetically, giving information about their meanings, pronunciations, etymologies, inflected forms, etc., expressed in… …

    Universalium

  • 5 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.… …

    Universalium

  • 6 Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …

    Universalium

  • 7 Swami Vivekananda — This article is about the chief Indian disciple. For the 1998 film, see Swami Vivekananda (film). Swami Vivekananda স্বামী বিবেকানন্দ स्वामी विवेकानन्द Swami Vivekananda in 1893 Born …

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  • 8 Huron Indians — • If language may be taken as a fair criterion to go by, the Hurons proper were the original stock from which sprang all the branches of the great Iroquoian family, whether included in the primitive federation of the Five Nations, or standing… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 9 History of algebra — Elementary algebra is the branch of mathematics that deals with solving for the operands of arithmetic equations. Modern or abstract algebra has its origins as an abstraction of elementary algebra. Historians know that the earliest mathematical… …

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  • 10 encyclopaedia — Reference work that contains information on all branches of knowledge or that treats a particular branch of knowledge comprehensively. It is self contained and explains subjects in greater detail than a dictionary. It differs from an almanac in… …

    Universalium

  • 11 Order of Preachers —     Order of Preachers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Preachers     As the Order of the Friars Preachers is the principal part of the entire Order of St. Dominic, we shall include under this title the two other parts of the order: the… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 12 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory …

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  • 13 Gaius Lucilius — (c. 180 BC 103 BC), the earliest Roman satirist, of whose writings only fragments remain, was born at Suessa Aurunca in Campania.The dates assigned by Jerome for his birth and death are 148 BC and 103 BC or 102 BC. But it is impossible to… …

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  • 14 Jan Smuts in the South African Republic — Field Marshal Jan Christian Smuts, OM, CH, ED, KC, FRS (May 24, 1870 ndash; September 11, 1950) was a prominent South African and Commonwealth statesman, military leader, and philosopher. He served as a Boer General during the Boer War, a British …

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  • 15 Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

    Universalium

  • 16 Taoism — Taoist, n., adj. Taoistic, adj. /dow iz euhm, tow /, n. 1. the philosophical system evolved by Lao tzu and Chuang tzu, advocating a life of complete simplicity and naturalness and of noninterference with the course of natural events, in order to… …

    Universalium

  • 17 Daoism — or Taoism Major Chinese religio philosophical tradition. Though the concept of dao was employed by all Chinese schools of thought, Daoism arose out of the promotion of dao as the social ideal. Laozi is traditionally regarded as the founder of… …

    Universalium

  • 18 economic stabilizer — Any of the institutions and practices in an economy that serve to reduce fluctuations in the business cycle through offsetting effects on the amounts of income available for spending (disposable income). The progressive income tax, unemployment… …

    Universalium

  • 19 music and dance, Oceanic — Introduction       the music and dance traditions of the indigenous people of Oceania, in particular of Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, New Zealand, and Australia. Music and dance in Polynesia and Micronesia are audible and visual extensions of …

    Universalium

  • 20 James, William — American pragmatism James J.E.Tiles THE BERKELEY LECTURE Pragmatism was introduced to society in a lecture given by William James1 to the Philosophical Union at the University of California in Berkeley on 26 August 1898.2 In his lecture James… …

    History of philosophy


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