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  • 1 bordering upon — index proximate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Bordering — Border Bor der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bordered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bordering}.] 1. To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts. [1913 Webster] 2. To approach; to come near …

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  • 3 Countries bordering the European Union — This is a list of countries bordering the European Union, and its predecessor the European Communities, both at its current geographical extent and after all previous rounds of enlargement. Contents 1 2007 to present 2 2004 to 2007 3 1995 to 2004 …

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  • 4 Nearness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Nearness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 nearness nearness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 proximity proximity propinquity Sgm: N 1 vicinity vicinity vicinage Sgm: N 1 neighborhood neighborhood adjacency …

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  • 5 Sermons of Dean Swift — Jonathan Swift, as Dean of St. Patrick s Cathedral in Dublin, produced many sermons during his tenure from 1713 to 1745. [Mason] Although Swift is better known today for his works such as Gulliver s Travels , A Tale of a Tub , or the Drapier s… …

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  • 6 Origin of the Romanians — History of Romania This article is part of a series Prehistory …

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  • 7 Labor federation competition in the United States — A labor federation is a group of unions or labor organizations that are in some sense coordinated. The terminology used to identify such organizations grows out of usage, and has sometimes been imprecise. For example, nationals are sometimes… …

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  • 8 Common Law —     Common Law     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Common Law     (Lat. communis, general, of general application; lex, law)     The term is of English origin and is used to describe the juridical principles and general rules regulating the possession …

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  • 9 History of Finland — ImageSize = width:260 height:350PlotArea = width: 25 height:330 left:50 bottom:10DateFormat = yyyyPeriod = from:700 till:2008TimeAxis = orientation:verticalScaleMajor = unit:year increment:100 start:1100PlotData= color:blue width:25… …

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  • 10 The Cherry Orchard — (Вишнëвый сад or Vishniovy sad in Russian) is Russian playwright Anton Chekhov s last play. It premiered at the Moscow Art Theatre 17 January 1904 in a production directed by Constantin Stanislavski. Chekhov intended this play as a comedy and it… …

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  • 11 Abdur Rahman Khan — For other people with the same given name, see Abdur Rahman (disambiguation). Abdur Rahman Khan Emir of Afghanistan Abdur Rahman Khan Reign May 31, 1880 – Octobe …

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  • 12 Murdostoun — is or was a vast estate in Lanarkshire, Scotland, which includes a castle, (Ordnance Survey Grid Reference NS8257), which lies on the South Calder Water near the village of Bonkle in the parish of Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland. The name… …

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  • 13 Middle Plantation — in the Virginia Colony, was the unincorporated town established in 1632 that became Williamsburg in 1699. It was located on high ground about half way across the Virginia Peninsula between the James River and York River. Middle Plantation… …

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  • 14 Patrick J. Hurley — Infobox US Cabinet official name=Patrick Jay Hurley order=51st title=United States Secretary of War term start=December 9, 1929 term end=March 4, 1933 president=Herbert Hoover predecessor=James W. Good successor=George H. Dern birth date=birth… …

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  • 15 Syria — • A country in Western Asia, which in modern times comprises all that region bounded on the north by the highlands of the Taurus, on the south by Egypt, on the east by Mesopotamia and the Arabia Desert, and on the west by the Mediterranean… …

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  • 16 Kirkcaldy —    KIRKCALDY, a royal burgh, a sea port, and parish, in the district of Kirkcaldy, county of Fife, 14 miles (E. by N.) from Dunfermline, and 10 (N. by E.) from Edinburgh; containing 5275 inhabitants, of whom 4785 are in the burgh. This place… …

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  • 17 contiguous — contiguously, adv. contiguousness, n. /keuhn tig yooh euhs/, adj. 1. touching; in contact. 2. in close proximity without actually touching; near. 3. adjacent in time: contiguous events. [1605 15; < L contiguus bordering upon, equiv. to con CON +… …

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  • 18 proximate — prox·i·mate / präk sə mət/ adj 1: next immediately preceding or following (as in a chain of causation, events, or effects): being or leading to a particular esp. foreseeable result without intervention see also proximate cause at cause 1 2 …

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  • 19 next — adj 1. following, ensuing, succeeding, successive, sequential, subsequent, later, after; consequent, attendant, resulting, latter. 2. adjacent, neighboring, bordering, contiguous, adjoining; closest, nearest, nearby, proximate. adv 3.… …

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  • 20 Vedda people — This article is about the indigenous peoples of Sri Lanka. For other indigenous peoples see Indigenous peoples (disambiguation) Vedda and Veddas redirect here. For the Sanskrit texts, see Vedas. For other uses, see Veda (disambiguation). Vedda… …

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