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  • 1 father — I. n. 1. Male parent. 2. Ancestor, forefather, progenitor. 3. Creator, maker, originator, author, inventor. 4. Venerable man (an epithet of honor). II. v. a. 1. Beget, engender. 2 …

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  • 2 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 3 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 4 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… …

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  • 5 List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament, 1660 to 1699 — This is a list of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament during that body s existence prior to the Act of Union of 1707. For legislation passed after that date see List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament.The numbers… …

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  • 6 Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians) —     Congregation of Priests of the Mission     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Congregation of Priests of the Mission     A congregation of secular priests with religious vows founded by St. Vincent de Paul. The members add the letters C.M. to their… …

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  • 7 Gilbert and Sullivan — refers to the Victorian era partnership of librettist W. S. Gilbert (1836–1911) and composer Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900). Together, they wrote fourteen comic operas between 1871 and 1896, of which H.M.S. Pinafore , The Pirates of Penzance , and… …

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  • 8 MUSIC — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction written sources of direct and circumstantial evidence the material relics and iconography notated sources oral tradition archives and important collections of jewish music… …

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  • 9 Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …

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  • 10 musical composition — Introduction       the act of conceiving a piece of music, the art of creating music, or the finished product. These meanings are interdependent and presume a tradition in which musical works exist as repeatable entities. In this sense,… …

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  • 11 sellan — 1 irreg wv/t1b 3rd pres selþ past sealde ptp geseald (w.d. person and w.a. thing) to give something (acc) to somebody (dat); 1. of voluntary giving, to put into the possession of a person, transfer ownership from one to another, appoint, allot; 2 …

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  • 12 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 13 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 14 Russia — • Geography and history Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Russia     Russia     † Catholic E …

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  • 15 George Costanza — Infobox character | name = George Louis Costanza first = The Seinfeld Chronicles last = The Finale, Part II cause = End of show alias = Art Vandelay Biff Loman Buck Naked Cantstandya O Brien Body Suit Man Cartright Koko T Bone Gammy species =… …

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  • 16 SHALOM ALEICHEM — (Sholem Aleykhem; narrative persona and subsequent pseudonym of Sholem Rabinovitsh (Rabinovitz); 1859–1916), Yiddish prose writer and humorist born on February 18, 1859 (old style; March 2, new style), in Pereyaslav (today: Pereyaslav… …

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  • 17 Poland — • Country in eastern Europe Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Poland     Poland     † Cathol …

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  • 18 The Netherlands —     The Netherlands     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Netherlands     (Germ. Niederlande; Fr. Pays Bas).     The Netherlands, or Low Countries, as organized by Charles V, under whom the Burgundian era ended, comprised practically the territory… …

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  • 19 Paragon Oil — was an American oil company, founded circa 1910 in New York by the Schwartz brothers, and sold to Texaco in the late 1950s.Founding of the companyAround 1910, five brothers mdash; Henry, Irving, Robert, Benjamin, and Arnold Schwartz mdash;… …

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  • 20 Kuomintang — KMT redirects here. For other uses, see KMT (disambiguation). Kuomintang of China 中國國民黨 …

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