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  • 1 One Thousand and One Nights — Arabian Nights redirects here. For other uses, see Arabian Nights (disambiguation). For other uses, see One Thousand and One Nights (disambiguation). Arab World …

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  • 2 Palestinian people — Palestinians (الفلسطينيون al Filasṭīniyyūn) Tawfiq Canaan • …

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  • 3 Bethlehem — ] which means fertile : There is a possible reference to it as Beth Lehem Ephratah. [] It is first mentioned in the Tanakh and the Bible as the place where the Abrahamic matriarch Rachel died and was buried by the wayside (Gen. 48:7). Rachel s… …

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  • 4 Surat — This article is about the municipal corporation in India. For its namesake district, see Surat district. Surat (સુરત) Diamond City / Silk City / Suryapur   metropolitan city   …

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  • 5 dress — /dres/, n., adj., v., dressed or drest, dressing. n. 1. an outer garment for women and girls, consisting of bodice and skirt in one piece. 2. clothing; apparel; garb: The dress of the 18th century was colorful. 3. formal attire. 4. a particular… …

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  • 6 William Morris — For other people named William Morris, see William Morris (disambiguation). William Morris William Morris by George Frederic Watts, 1870 Born 24 March 18 …

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  • 7 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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  • 8 Sindh — Pakistan infobox region = Sindh capital = Karachi latd = 24.52 longd = 67.03 pop year = 2008 population = 46,378,000 (Estimate) [http://www.sindh.gov.pk/aboutsindh.htm] languages= Sindhi Urdu English Balochi density km2 = 216 area km2 = 140914… …

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  • 9 Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 10 YEMEN — YEMEN, country in S.W. corner of the Arabian Peninsula; capital, Sanʿa. The Land and the People The southern part of the Arabian Peninsula is called al Yaman (the south), after which the country is named in the West. In pre Islamic times there… …

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  • 11 Qatar — Qatari, adj., n. /kah tahr, keuh tahr /, n. an independent emirate on the Persian Gulf; under British protection until 1971. 665,485; 8500 sq. mi. (22,000 sq. km). Cap.: Doha. Also, Katar. * * * Qatar Introduction Qatar Background: Ruled by the… …

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  • 12 jordan — /jawr dn/, n. Brit. Dial. See chamber pot. [1350 1400; ME jurdan urinal, perh. after JORDAN, the river, by coarse jesting] * * * Jordan Introduction Jordan Background: For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946 …

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  • 13 Jordan — Jordanian /jawr day nee euhn/, n., adj. /jawr dn/; for 3 also Fr. /zhawrdd dahonn /, n. 1. David Starr /stahr/, 1851 1931, U.S. biologist and educator. 2. June, born 1936, U.S. poet, novelist, and essayist. 3. Marie Ennemond Camille /mann rddee… …

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  • 14 textile — /teks tuyl, til/, n. 1. any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting. 2. a material, as a fiber or yarn, used in or suitable for weaving: Glass can be used as a textile. adj. 3. woven or capable of being woven: textile fabrics. 4 …

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  • 15 Kanyakumari district — (Tamil: கன்னியாகுமரி மாவட்டம்)(also spelt Kanniyakumari or Kanniakumari District ) is a district of Tamil Nadu state, India and also the southernmost land area and district of mainland India. Kanyakumari District is one of the 30 districts of… …

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  • 16 Culture of Asia — The culture of Asia is human civilization in [Asia]. It features different kinds of cultural heritage of many nationalities, societies, and ethnic groups in the region, traditionally called a continen from a Western centric perspective, of Asia.… …

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  • 17 Dhamar Governorate — Dhamar (Arabic: ذمار‎ Ḏamār), also spelt Thamar, is a governorate of Yemen. It is located to the south and southeast of Sana a Governorate, to the north of Ibb Governorate, to the east of Al Hudaydah Governorate and to the northwest of Al Bayda… …

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  • 18 Gujarat — /gooj euh raht , gooh jeuh /, n. 1. a region in W India, N of the Narbada River. 2. a state in W India, on the Arabian Sea. 30,930,000; 72,138 sq. mi. (186,837 sq. km). Cap.: Gandhinagar. Also, Gujerat. * * * State (pop., 2001 prelim.:… …

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  • 19 The Byzantine Empire —     The Byzantine Empire     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Byzantine Empire     The ancient Roman Empire having been divided into two parts, an Eastern and a Western, the Eastern remained subject to successors of Constantine, whose capital was at …

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  • 20 Neva Enfilade of the Winter Palace — The Winter Palace s Neva facade. The enfilade is at the centre on the first floor The Neva Enfilade of the Winter Palace, St Petersburg is a series of three large halls arranged in an enfilade along the palace s massive facade facing the River… …

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