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  • 1 Events preceding World War II in Asia — This article is concerned with the events that preceded World War II in Asia. Kuomintang and Communism in China The revolution led by the Kuomintang (KMT, or Chinese Nationalist Party) and others ended the last Chinese dynasty, the Qing Dynasty,… …

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  • 2 War hysteria preceding the Mountain Meadows massacre — The Mountain Meadows massacre was caused in part by events relating to the Utah War, an 1858 invasion of the Utah Territory by the United States Army which ended up being peaceful. In the summer of 1857, however, Mormons expected an all out… …

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  • 3 Aristotle — • Philosopher, born at Stagira, a Grecian colony in the Thracian peninsula Chalcidice, 384 B.C.; died at Chalcis, in Euboea, 322 B.C Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Aristotle     Aristotle …

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  • 4 apropos — I. a. [Fr.] Opportune, seasonable, timely, fit, suitable, apt, pat (colloq.), to the point, to the purpose, just the thing, quite the thing. See apposite. II. ad. 1. Opportunely, seasonably, to the purpose, etc. See preceding. 2. By the way, by… …

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  • 5 alloy — I. n. 1. Combination (of metals), metallic compound, amalgam (in case mercury is one metal), alloyage. 2. Baser metal (mixed with finer). 3. Baser element or ingredient (in anything), admixture, adulteration, deterioration, diminution, decrement …

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  • 6 alone — I. a. 1. Single, solitary, only, sole, lone, lonely, isolated, unaccompanied, by one s self, by itself, without company, without another, solus. 2. Of one s self, of one s own power, without help. II. ad. Singly, etc. See preceding adjective …

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  • 7 HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …

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  • 8 Egypt — • Provides information on history, religion, and literature Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Egypt     Egypt     † …

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  • 9 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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  • 10 Glosario de terminología musical — Anexo:Glosario de terminología musical Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Esto es una lista de términos musicales que se encuentran en partituras musicales, críticas musicales y notas de programa. La mayoría de los términos provienen del italiano… …

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  • 11 Glossary of musical terminology — This is a list of musical terms that are likely to be encountered in printed scores, music reviews, and program notes. Most of the terms are Italian (see also Italian musical terms used in English), in accordance with the Italian origins of many… …

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  • 12 Huron Indians — • If language may be taken as a fair criterion to go by, the Hurons proper were the original stock from which sprang all the branches of the great Iroquoian family, whether included in the primitive federation of the Five Nations, or standing… …

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  • 13 Differences between Spanish and Portuguese — Although Portuguese and Spanish are closely related, to the point of having a considerable degree of mutual intelligibility, there are also important differences between them, which can pose difficulties for people acquainted with one of the… …

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  • 14 Palaeography —     Palæography     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Palæography     (palaia, ancient , graphe, writing )     The art of deciphering ancient writing in manuscripts or diplomas. It is distinguished from epigraphy, which provides rules for reading carved… …

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  • 15 MISHPAT IVRI — This article is arranged according to the following outline: definition and terminology RELIGIOUS HALAKHAH AND LEGAL HALAKHAH common features law and morals de oraita and de rabbanan distinguishing between the two categories legal consequences of …

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  • 16 Biblical Geography —     Biblical Geography     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Geography     With the exception of the didactic literature, there is no book in the Bible which, to a greater or less extent, does not contain mention of, or allusions to, the… …

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  • 17 Entropy (information theory) — In information theory, entropy is a measure of the uncertainty associated with a random variable. The term by itself in this context usually refers to the Shannon entropy, which quantifies, in the sense of an expected value, the information… …

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  • 18 The Rite of Constantinople (Byzantine Rite) —     The Rite of Constantinople     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Rite of Constantinople     (Also BYZANTINE RITE.)     The Liturgies, Divine Office, forms for the administration of sacraments and for various blessings, sacramentals, and exorcisms …

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  • 19 List of words having different meanings in British and American English: A–L — Differences between American and British English American English …

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  • 20 Migration of Kambojas — References to Kambojas abound in ancient literature, and this may have been just the expansion of an Indo Iranian tribe with both Indic and Persian affinities from their homeland in the present day Afghanistan Pakistan region along the foothills… …

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