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  • 1 Abbot of the people — Abbot Ab bot, n. [AS. abbod, abbad, L. abbas, abbatis, Gr. abba^s, fr. Syriac abb[=a] father. Cf. {Abba}, {Abb[ E]}.] 1. The superior or head of an abbey. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a class of bishops whose sees were formerly abbeys. Encyc. Brit.… …

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  • 2 People — Peo ple, n. [OE. peple, people, OF. pueple, F. peuple, fr. L. populus. Cf. {Populage}, {Public}, {Pueblo}.] 1. The body of persons who compose a community, tribe, nation, or race; an aggregate of individuals forming a whole; a community; a nation …

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  • 3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — Classification Latter Day Saint movement Theology Nontrinitarian, Mormonism Governance …

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  • 5 The Canterbury Tales — is a collection of stories written by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the rest in verse). The tales, some of which are originals and others not, are contained inside a frame tale and told by a collection of pilgrims on …

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  • 6 The Beano — The current logo Publication information Publisher D.C. Thomson Co Schedule Weekly …

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  • 7 People's Republic of China — Infobox Country native name = zh. 中华人民共和国 (Simplified Chinese characters) zh. 中華人民共和國 (Traditional Chinese characters) Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó conventional long name = People s Republic of China common name = People s Republic of China symbol… …

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  • 8 People's Liberation Army Macau Garrison — Since December 20, 1999, the defense of Macau has been the responsibility of the Chinese People s Liberation Army (PLA), which stations between 500 600 troops in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People s Republic of China, primarily …

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  • 9 The Bahamas — This article is about the country. For the Canadian singer guitarist, see Bahamas (musician). Commonwealth of the Bahamas …

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  • 10 people — I. noun (plural people) Etymology: Middle English peple, from Anglo French pople, peple, peuple, from Latin populus Date: 13th century 1. plural human beings making up a group or assembly or linked by a common interest 2. plural human beings,… …

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  • 11 The rabble — Rabble Rab ble, n. [Probably named from the noise made by it (see {Rabble}, v. i.) cf. D. rapalje rabble, OF. & Prov. F. rapaille.] 1. A tumultuous crowd of vulgar, noisy people; a mob; a confused, disorderly throng. [1913 Webster] I saw, I say,… …

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  • 12 The Beach Boys — Infobox musical artist Name = The Beach Boys Img capt = The surviving Beach Boys in 2006 (L R): Brian Wilson, David Marks, Bruce Johnston, Al Jardine, Mike Love Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = Hawthorne, California, USA Genre =… …

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  • 13 The Continental Congress — Congress Con gress, n.; pl. {Congresses}. [L. congressus, fr. congredi, p. p. gressus, to go or come together; con + grati to go or step, gradus step: cf. F. congr?s. See {Grade}.] 1. A meeting of individuals, whether friendly or hostile; an… …

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  • 14 The Federal Congress — Congress Con gress, n.; pl. {Congresses}. [L. congressus, fr. congredi, p. p. gressus, to go or come together; con + grati to go or step, gradus step: cf. F. congr?s. See {Grade}.] 1. A meeting of individuals, whether friendly or hostile; an… …

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  • 15 The United States Christian Commission — Commission Com*mis sion, n. [F., fr. L. commissio. See {Commit}.] 1. The act of committing, doing, or performing; the act of perpetrating. [1913 Webster] Every commission of sin introduces into the soul a certain degree of hardness. South. [1913… …

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  • 16 The United States Sanitary Commission — Commission Com*mis sion, n. [F., fr. L. commissio. See {Commit}.] 1. The act of committing, doing, or performing; the act of perpetrating. [1913 Webster] Every commission of sin introduces into the soul a certain degree of hardness. South. [1913… …

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  • 17 The Big O — Infobox animanga/Header name = The Big O caption = ja name = THE ビッグオー ja name trans = Za Biggu Ō genre = Science fiction noirInfobox animanga/Anime title = director = Kazuyoshi Katayama writer = Chiaki Konaka studio = Sunrise licensor = Bandai… …

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  • 18 The King's English — English Eng lish, n. 1. Collectively, the people of England; English people or persons. [1913 Webster] 2. The language of England or of the English nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …

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  • 19 The masses — Mass Mass, n. [OE. masse, F. masse, L. massa; akin to Gr. ? a barley cake, fr. ? to knead. Cf. {Macerate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A quantity of matter cohering together so as to make one body, or an aggregation of particles or things which… …

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  • 20 The Queen's English — English Eng lish, n. 1. Collectively, the people of England; English people or persons. [1913 Webster] 2. The language of England or of the English nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …

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