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  • 1 throw — [c]/θroʊ / (say throh) verb (threw, thrown, throwing) –verb (t) 1. to project or propel forcibly through the air by a sudden jerk or straightening of the arm; propel or cast in any way. 2. to hurl or project (a missile), as a gun does. 3. to… …

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  • 2 One Day A Lemming Will Fly — Cracker episode Episode no. Season 1 Episode 6 7 Directed by Simon Cellan Jones Written …

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  • 3 McLaren Technology Centre — General information Architectural style Modern Location Woking …

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  • 4 Lister Centre — is the largest single student residence in Canada [http://www.expressnews.ualberta.ca/article.cfm?id=4776] , located at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The centre is named after the man who was in charge of the University… …

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  • 5 2006 Conference National play-off Final — Event Conference National 2005 06 Halifax Town Hereford United 2 3 Date 20 Ma …

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  • 6 upset — v. a. 1. Overturn, capsize, tip over. 2. Turn upside down, invert. 3. Overthrow. 4. Disconcert, discompose, throw off one s centre, agitate, perturb, startle, fluster, shock, excite, bouleverser. 5. Defeat, checkmate …

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  • 7 basketball — /bas kit bawl , bah skit /, n. 1. a game played by two teams of usually five players each on a rectangular court having a raised basket or goal at each end, points being scored by tossing the ball through the opponent s basket. 2. the round,… …

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  • 8 Glossary of cue sports terms — The following is a glossary of traditional English language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets; pool (pocket… …

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  • 9 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 10 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 11 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 12 Laws of Australian football — A ruck contest in after the centre bounce. The man in the green shirt is a field umpire. The laws of Australian football describe the rules of the game of Australian rules football as they have evolved and adapted, with the same underlying core… …

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  • 13 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 14 Islāmic world — Introduction  prehistory and history of the Islamic community.       Adherence to Islām is a global phenomenon: Muslims predominate in some 30 to 40 countries, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and along a belt that stretches across northern… …

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  • 15 Cambodia — /kam boh dee euh/, n. a republic in SE Asia: formerly part of French Indochina. 11,163,861; 69,866 sq. mi. (180,953 sq. km). Cap.: Phnom Penh. Formerly, People s Republic of Kampuchea, Khmer Republic. * * * Cambodia Introduction Cambodia… …

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  • 16 Track and field — For the video game, see Track Field (video game). Track and field The track and field stadium is at the heart of the sport Nickname(s) Track Characteristics Team mem …

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  • 17 Playing rugby union — A typical passage of rugby union takes the following form. One team will initially gain possession of the ball, either from the kick off, a restart kick or a set piece (scrum and line out, see below). Although the team in possession may choose to …

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  • 18 Track and Field Sports — ▪ 2007 Introduction World Indoor Championships.       At the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) world indoor championships, held in Moscow on March 10–12, 2006, Russia and the U.S. divided up a majority share of the gold… …

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  • 19 European Union — 1. an association of European nations formed in 1993 for the purpose of achieving political and economic integration. Formerly known as the European Economic Community, the European Union s member states are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland,… …

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  • 20 Lebanon — /leb euh neuhn/ or, esp. for 1, / non /, n. 1. a republic at the E end of the Mediterranean, N of Israel. 3,858,736; 3927 sq. mi. (10,170 sq. km). Cap.: Beirut. 2. a city in SE Pennsylvania. 25,711. 3. a city in N central Tennessee. 11,872. 4. a… …

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