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  • 81 Quell — Quell, v. t. [OE. quellen to kill, AS. cwellan, causative of cwelan to die; akin to OHG. quellen to torment, Icel. kvelja. See {Quail} to cower.] 1. To take the life of; to kill. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] The ducks cried as [if] men would… …

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  • 82 appease — transitive verb (appeased; appeasing) Etymology: Middle English appesen, from Anglo French apeser, apaiser, from a (from Latin ad ) + pais peace more at peace Date: 14th century 1. to bring to a state of peace or quiet ; calm …

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  • 83 Augustus — For other uses of Octavius, see Octavius (disambiguation). For other uses of Octavian, see Octavian (disambiguation). For other uses of Augustus, see Augustus (disambiguation) …

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  • 84 British Army — The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. It came into being with unification of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland into the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1707. The new British Army incorporated Regiments that… …

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  • 87 Sesame — Taxobox name = Sesame image width = 250px image caption = Sesame plants regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Pedaliaceae genus = Sesamum species = S. indicum binomial = Sesamum indicum… …

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  • 88 Atal Bihari Vajpayee — infobox Prime Minister order=11th 13th Prime Minister of India order1=First Term order2=Second Term name=Atal Bihari Vajpayee अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी birth date =birth date and age|mf=yes|1924|12|25 birth place =Gwalior State, India death date = death …

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  • 89 Colonial Brazil — Viceroyalty of Brazil Vice reino do Brasil Colony, Viceroyalty 1500–1815 …

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  • 90 Germans in Czechoslovakia (1918–1938) — See also History of Czechoslovakia (1918–1938) From 1918 to 1938, several million ethnic Germans lived in Czechoslovakia as their home was made part of that new state against their will. Since the 14th Century (and in some areas from the 12th… …

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  • 91 Munmu of Silla — Korean name Hangul 문무왕 Hanja …

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  • 92 Alaouite dynasty — The Alaouite Dynasty is the name of the current Moroccan royal family. The name Alaouite comes from the ˤAlī of its founder Moulay Ali Cherif who became Sultan of Tafilalt in 1631. His son Mulay r Rshid (1664 1672) was able to unite and pacify… …

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  • 93 Emperor Xuanzong of Tang — This article is about the well known seventh emperor of Tang Dynasty. For his descendant whose temple name is also rendered Xuanzong in pinyin, see Emperor Xuānzong of Tang. Li Longji Emperor of Tang Dynasty Reign …

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  • 94 History of the BattleTech universe — The following is an abridged history of events in the fictional universe of BattleTech. Originally conceived in the early 1980s as a backstory for the franchise s tabletop wargame, it has been expanded considerably by material in numerous… …

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  • 95 Emperor Gaozu of Tang — Emperor Gāozǔ of Táng (566 June 25, 635), born Lǐ Yuān (李淵), was the founder of the Tang Dynasty of China, and the first emperor of this dynasty from 618 to 626. Under the Sui dynasty, Li Yuan was the governor in the area of modern day Shanxi,… …

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  • 96 1984 anti-Sikh riots — The 1984 Anti Sikh massacre took place in India after the assassination of Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984. India s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her Sikh guards acting in the aftermath of Operation Bluestar, in which… …

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  • 97 Suraj Mal of Bharatpur — Maharaja Suraj Mal (1707 ndash;1763) (Devanagari:महाराजा सूरज मल) was ruler of Bharatpur in Rajasthan in India. He has been described by a contemporary historian as the Plato of the Jat people and by a modern writer as the Jat Ulysses , because… …

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  • 98 Florence MacCarthy — Finian MacDonagh MacCarthaigh (1560 1640), known to the English as Florence MacCarthy, was an Irish chieftain of the late 16th century and the last credible claimant of the MacCarthy Mór title before its suppression by English authority.… …

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  • 99 Tudor reconquest of Ireland — The Tudor re conquest of Ireland took place under the English Tudor dynasty during the 16th century. Following a failed rebellion against the crown by the Geraldines in the 1530s, Henry VIII was declared King of Ireland by statute of the Irish… …

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  • 100 Plantations of Ireland — The traditional counties of Ireland subjected to plantations (1556 to 1620). Note that this map is a simplified one, as in the case of some counties the area of land colonised did not cover the whole of the area coloured …

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