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  • 1 The Abomination of Desolation —     The Abomination of Desolation     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Abomination of Desolation     The importance of this Scriptural expression is chiefly derived from the fact that in St. Matthew, xxiv, 15, and St. Mark, xiii, 14, the appearance… …

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  • 2 rock — rock1 [räk] n. [ME rokke < OFr roche < ML rocca] 1. a large mass of stone forming a peak or cliff 2. a) a large stone detached from the mass; boulder b) broken pieces of any size of such stone c) any stone, large or small …

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  • 3 rickety — a. 1. Affected with the rickets. 2. Shattered, broken, weak, imperfect. 3. Shaky, tottering, approaching ruin …

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  • 4 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 5 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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  • 6 ZIONISM — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the word and its meaning forerunners ḤIBBAT ZION ROOTS OF ḤIBBAT ZION background to the emergence of the movement the beginnings of the movement PINSKER S AUTOEMANCIPATION settlement… …

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  • 7 List of The Nanny episodes — This is a list of the episodes of the CBS television sitcom The Nanny. There are a total of 146 episodes in this series. Contents 1 Ratings 2 Episodes 2.1 Season 1: 1993–1994 …

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  • 8 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 …

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  • 9 List of Sonic X episodes — Sonic X Sonic X is a 2003 Japanese anime television series based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. The first fifty two episodes ran consecutively from April 2003 to March 2004 in Japan while the remaining were only available on DVD. In …

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  • 10 Сабрина - маленькая ведьма (список серии) — Это список эпизодов сериала Сабрина маленькая ведьма, американского ситкома дебютировшего на канале ABC в 1996. В России сериал транслируется на канале СТС. Сериал состоит из 7 сезонов, включающих в себя 163 эпизода. Сериал впервые вышел в эфир… …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 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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  • 13 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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  • 14 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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  • 15 List of Biblical names — This is a list of names from the Bible, mainly taken from the 19th century public domain resource: : Hitchcock s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, New York: A. J. Johnson, 1874, c1869.Each name is given with its …

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  • 16 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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  • 17 List of H2O: Just Add Water episodes — The following is an episode list for the Australian television show H2O: Just Add Water, which airs on Network Ten, Disney Channel Australia, Nickelodeon, Nickelodeon UK and other television networks worldwide. Series one premiered in Australia… …

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  • 18 Suppression of Monasteries in Europe —     Suppression of Monasteries in Continental Europe     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Suppression of Monasteries in Continental Europe     Under this title will be treated only the suppressions of religious houses (whether monastic in the strict… …

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  • 19 HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …

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  • 20 Interstate 405 (Washington) — Infobox road state=WA alternate name=Renton Freeway name notes= type=I route=405 maint= length mi=30.30 length round=2 length ref=cite web|url=http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/mapsdata/TDO/PDF and ZIP Files/HwyLog2006.pdf|title=State Highway Log Planning… …

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