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  • 1 Transporting — Transport Trans*port , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transporting}.] [F. transporter, L. transportare; trans across + portare to carry. See {Port} bearing, demeanor.] 1. To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; …

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  • 2 Out of Africa — For the 1985 film based in part on this novel, see Out of Africa (film). For other uses, see Out of Africa (disambiguation). Out of Africa   …

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  • 3 ecstasy — n. 1. Trance, suspension of external sense. 2. Transport, rapture, ravishment, delight, excessive joy, supreme delight, transporting pleasure …

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  • 4 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.… …

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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 Punt (boat) — This article concentrates on the history and development of punts and punting in England, for other usages see Norfolk punt and the general disambiguation pages at punt and punter. A punt is a flat bottomed boat with a square cut bow, designed… …

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  • 8 Sheriffs in the United States — Deputy sheriff, Mogollon, New Mexico in 1940 …

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  • 9 Disasters — ▪ 2009 Introduction Aviation       January 23, Poland. A Spanish built CASA transport plane carrying members of the Polish air force home from a conference on flight safety in Warsaw crashes near the town of Miroslawiec; all 20 aboard are killed …

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  • 10 AHS Centaur — Australian Hospital Ship (AHS) Centaur ref|name| [I] was a hospital ship active during World War II, which was attacked and sunk by a Japanese submarine in 1943. Of the 332 medical personnel and crew aboard, 268 died. The Scottish built vessel… …

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  • 11 List of Onedin Line episodes — The Onedin Line episode list shows details of the 91 episodes of the BBC television series The Onedin Line. Contents 1 Series 1 2 Series 2 3 …

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  • 12 river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …

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  • 13 canals and inland waterways — ▪ waterway Introduction       natural or artificial waterways used for navigation, crop irrigation, water supply, or drainage.       Despite modern technological advances in air and ground transportation, inland waterways continue to fill a vital …

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  • 14 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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  • 15 History of economic thought — The history of economic thought deals with different thinkers and theories in the field of political economy and economics from the ancient world to the present day. British philosopher Adam Smith is cited by many as the father of modern… …

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  • 16 HMAS Melbourne (R21) — The Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne (R21) was the lead ship of the Royal Navy s Majestic class of light aircraft carriers. Operating from 1955 until 1982, she was the third and final conventional aircraft carrierref|def| [I] to serve… …

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  • 17 Schuylkill Canal — Schuylkill Navigation Lock 60, guard lock of the Oakes Reach. Principal engineer Thomas Oakes Construction began 1815 …

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  • 18 History of the Royal Australian Navy — The History of the Royal Australian Navy can be traced back to 1788 and the colonisation of Australia by the British. During the period until 1859, vessels of the Royal Navy made frequent trips to the new colonies. In 1859, the Australia Squadron …

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  • 19 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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  • 20 Richard Feynman — Feynman redirects here. For other uses, see Feynman (disambiguation). Richard P. Feynman Richard Feynman at Fermilab Bor …

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