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  • 1 Citizens for Equal Protection v. Bruning — Court United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Full case name Citizens for Equal Protection et al., v. Jon Bruning, Attorney General of Nebraska et …

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  • 2 India — • The peninsula is separated on the north from Tibet and Central Asia by the Himalaya, Hindu Kush, and Karakoram mountains, and some lower ranges divide it from Afghanistan and Baluchistan Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. India      …

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  • 3 cover — I. verb (covered; covering) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French coverir, covrir, from Latin cooperire, from co + operire to close, cover Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to guard from attack b …

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  • 4 shelter — [shel′tər] n. [prob. < ME scheltroun, earlier scheltrum < OE sceldtruma, lit., shield troop, body of men protected by interlocked shields < scield (see SHIELD) + truma, an array, troop; akin to trum, strong: (see TRIM)] 1. something that …

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  • 5 Protective — Pro*tect ive, a. [Cf. F. protectif.] Affording protection; sheltering; defensive. The favor of a protective Providence. Feltham. [1913 Webster] {Protective coloring} (Zo[ o]l.), coloring which serves for the concealment and preservation of a… …

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  • 6 Protective coloring — Protective Pro*tect ive, a. [Cf. F. protectif.] Affording protection; sheltering; defensive. The favor of a protective Providence. Feltham. [1913 Webster] {Protective coloring} (Zo[ o]l.), coloring which serves for the concealment and… …

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  • 7 Protective tariff — Protective Pro*tect ive, a. [Cf. F. protectif.] Affording protection; sheltering; defensive. The favor of a protective Providence. Feltham. [1913 Webster] {Protective coloring} (Zo[ o]l.), coloring which serves for the concealment and… …

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  • 8 Cougar — This article is about the large cat species. For other uses, see Cougar (disambiguation). Cougar[1] Temporal range: Middle Pleistocene to recent …

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  • 9 USS Allegheny (1847) — – the first U.S. Navy ship to be so named – was a large (989 ton) iron hulled steamer that served as an American gunship in the South Atlantic Ocean as well as in the European area. When the American Civil War occurred, Allegheny served the Union …

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  • 10 furniture — furnitureless, adj. /ferr ni cheuhr/, n. 1. the movable articles, as tables, chairs, desks or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like. 2. fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something. 3. equipment for …

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  • 11 Amparo — f Spanish: from the vocabulary word amparo protection (from the verb amparar to help or protect, Late Latin anteparāre to prepare in advance). The given name was coined with reference to the role of the Virgin Mary in affording protection to… …

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  • 12 safe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. secure, protected; unharmed, intact; trustworthy. See safety, security, trust. Ant., dangerous. n. repository, strongbox, locker, vault; slang, condom. See store, safety, hindrance. II (Roget s IV)… …

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  • 13 former jeopardy — Also called double jeopardy. Plea of former jeopardy, that a person cannot be tried for an offense more than once, is fundamental common law and constitutional right of defendant, affording protection against the defendant being again tried for… …

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  • 14 Ten Year Rule — The Ten Year Rule was a British government guideline, first adopted in August 1919, that the armed forces should draft their estimates on the assumption that the British Empire would not be engaged in any great war during the next ten years .… …

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  • 15 Rank theory of depression — Rank theory is an evolutionary theory of depression, developed by Anthony Stevens and John Price, and proposes that depression promotes the survival of our genes. It is an adaptive response to losing status (rank) and losing confidence in your… …

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  • 16 Raymond Murray — Infobox Military Person name= Raymond L. Murray born= birth date|1913|1|30 died= death date and age|2004|11|11|1913|1|30 placeofbirth= Los Angeles, California placeofdeath=Encinitas, California placeofburial= caption= nickname= allegiance= United …

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  • 17 Villa Poppaea — Infobox World Heritage Site Name = Archaeological Areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Torre Annunziata infoboxwidth= 250px State Party = ITA Type = Cultural Criteria = iii, iv, v ID = 829 Region = Europe and North America Coordinates =… …

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  • 18 John M. Charlton — (February 3, 1829 – 11 February 1910) was a Canadian Member of Parliament and businessman. Charlton was the Member of Parliament for Norfolk North, Ontario for 32 years until 1904. He was the author of Parliamentary Recollections and contributed… …

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  • 19 Xystos — The Xystos was the gymnasium in which Ancient Greek athletes trained before the Olympic Games. [ [http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/athl/hd athl.htm The Metropolitan Museum of Art Athletics in Ancient Greece] ] It was a covered colonnade,… …

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  • 20 silk — silklike, adj. /silk/, n. 1. the soft, lustrous fiber obtained as a filament from the cocoon of the silkworm. 2. thread made from this fiber. 3. cloth made from this fiber. 4. a garment of this cloth. 5. a gown of such material worn distinctively …

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