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  • 1 Great Emigration — The Great Emigrationcite book | last = Bade | first = Klaus J. | title = Migration in European History | publisher = Blackwell Publishing | year = 2003 | location = | pages = 134 | url = http://books.google.com/books?id=nzUHbJNtH8cC pg=PA134… …

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  • 2 Great Trek — Trek Trek, n. [Written also {treck}.] [D. Cf. {Track}, n.] The act of trekking; a drawing or a traveling; a journey; a migration. [Chiefly South Africa] To the north a trek was projected, and some years later was nearly carried out, for the… …

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  • 3 GREAT POLAND — (Pol. Wielkopolska; Heb. פּוֹלִין גָּדוֹל), historic administrative unit of Poland Lithuania, and a Jewish historical geographical entity within the framework of the councils of the lands . The region, which lay on both sides of the Warta River,… …

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  • 4 Emigration bretonne en Armorique — Émigration bretonne en Armorique Entre les IIIe et VIe siècles de notre ère, les Bretons de la province romaine de Bretagne (actuelle Grande Bretagne) émigrèrent en masse vers l’Armorique, dont fait partie l actuelle Bretagne. Sommaire 1… …

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  • 5 Great Village, Nova Scotia — Great Village is a community of approximately 500 people located along Trunk 2 and the north shore of Cobequid Bay in Colchester County Nova Scotia. It is considered locally to incorporate the areas of Highland Village to the west and Scrabble… …

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  • 6 Great Trek — Emigration of some 12,000–14,000 Boers (see Afrikaners) from Cape Colony (South Africa) between 1835 and the early 1840s, in rebellion against British policies and in search of fresh pasturelands. The trek, regarded by Afrikaners as the origin of …

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  • 7 Great Famine (Ireland) — The Great Famine ( ga. An Gorta Mór [The term has appeared in the titles of numerous books on the event, as demonstrated by [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=%22Gorta+Mo%CC%81r%22 =Search qt=results page this search on WorldCat] ] or ga. An… …

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  • 8 Emigration — Abwanderung; Exodus; Auswanderung * * * Emi|gra|ti|on [emigra ts̮i̯o:n], die; , en: 1. Auswanderung (besonders aus politischen, wirtschaftlichen od. religiösen Gründen): die Familie entschied sich zur Emigration. 2. fremdes Land als… …

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  • 9 Great Migration (African American) — The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million blacks out of the Southern United States to the Northeast, Midwest, and West from 1910 to 1930. Some historians differentiate between a First Great Migration (1910–30), numbering about 1.6 million …

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  • 10 Emigration —    Traditionally, Portugal has been a country with a history of emigration to foreign lands, as well as to the overseas empire. During the early centuries of empire, only relatively small numbers of Portuguese emigrated to reside permanently in… …

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  • 11 Émigration bretonne en Armorique — Entre les IIIe et VIe siècles de notre ère, les Bretons de la province romaine de Bretagne (actuelle Grande Bretagne) émigrèrent en masse vers l’Armorique, dont fait partie l actuelle Bretagne. Sommaire 1 Différentes vagues d’émigration 2 …

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  • 12 Great Migration (Puritan) — The Great Migration may refer to the Winthrop Fleet of 1630, wherein eleven ships delivered 1,000 passengers migrating from England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. It may refer more generally to the Puritan migration of approximately 40,000… …

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  • 13 Great Leap Forward — For other uses, see Great Leap Forward (disambiguation). History of the People s Republic of China    …

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  • 14 Great Depression — the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries, roughly beginning with the stock market crash in October, 1929, and continuing through most of the 1930s. * * * or Depression of 1929 Longest and most severe …

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  • 15 Emigration —    Despite the fact that since 1948 Israel had successfully absorbed more than 2 million immigrants (see ALIYA), there was also the phenomenon of emigration from the country. Essentially, persons leaving the country for long term absences and de… …

    Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • 16 Great Salt Lake — Grand Lac Salé Grand Lac Salé Le lac lors de la sécheresse de 2003. Administration Pays …

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  • 17 Great Plains — a semiarid region E of the Rocky Mountains, in the U.S. and Canada. * * * Continental slope of central North America. It stretches from the Rio Grande at the U.S. Mexico border in the south to the Mackenzie River delta along the Arctic Ocean in… …

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  • 18 Great Famine — Hungernde irische Familie in Carraroe, County Galway Die als Große Hungersnot, (engl. Great Famine, Irish potato famine oder irisch An Gorta Mór) in die Geschichte eingegangene Hungersnot zwischen 1845 und 1849 (bzw. 1851) war die Folge mehrerer… …

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  • 19 Great Salt Lake Desert — The Great Salt Lake Desert is a large playa in northern Utah, located west of the Great Salt Lake. It is an arid region extending west from the Great Salt Lake to the Nevada border. It covers an area of 4,000 square miles (10,360 km²).The sand… …

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  • 20 Great Migration — ▪ African American history       in U.S. history, the widespread migration of African Americans in the 20th century from rural communities in the South to large cities in the North and West. At the turn of the 20th century, the vast majority of… …

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