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  • 1 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 2 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 3 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 4 Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …

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  • 5 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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  • 6 colonialism, Western — ▪ politics Introduction       a political economic phenomenon whereby various European nations explored, conquered, settled, and exploited large areas of the world.       The age of modern colonialism began about 1500, following the European… …

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  • 7 furniture — furnitureless, adj. /ferr ni cheuhr/, n. 1. the movable articles, as tables, chairs, desks or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like. 2. fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something. 3. equipment for …

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  • 8 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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  • 9 Zhou Enlai — This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhou. Zhou Enlai 周恩来 1st Premier of the People s Republic of China In offic …

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  • 10 Low Countries, history of — Introduction       history of the Low Countries from prehistoric times to 1579.       For historical purposes, the name Low Countries is generally understood to include the territory of what is today The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg, as… …

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  • 11 Temür Khan, Emperor Chengzong of Yuan — This article is about Mongol Emperor in the 13th century. For Khan of Northern Yuan in the early 15th century, see Öljei Temür Khan. Öljeytü Temur Khan Emperor Chengzong of Yuan 元成宗 Emperor of the Yuan Dynasty Khagan of the Mongols Emperor of… …

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  • 12 Whip It — Infobox Single Name = Whip It Artist = Devo from Album = Freedom of Choice B side = Snowball , Turn Around Genre = Synthpop Format = 7 , CD Label = Warner Brothers Length = 2:37 Released = 1980 Writer = Gerald Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh Producer …

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  • 13 Hungary — This article is about the European country. For other uses, see Hungary (disambiguation). Republic of Hungary Magyar Köztársaság …

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  • 14 Madagascar — For other uses, see Madagascar (disambiguation) and Malagasy (disambiguation). Republic of Madagascar Repoblikan i Madagasikara République de Madagascar …

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  • 15 History of Somalia — Ancient Laas Geel Culture Kingdom of Punt Malaoites  · Oponeans …

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  • 16 Manuel Noriega — Maximum Leader Manuel Noriega Mugshot of Noriega, after his surrender (1990) Maximum Leader of National Liberation …

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  • 17 Mass of Paul VI — This article is about the post Vatican II changes to the Mass; for an explanation of the current structure of the Mass, see Mass (liturgy). The Mass of Pope Paul VI is the liturgy of the Catholic Mass of the Roman Rite promulgated by Paul VI in… …

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  • 18 Red-billed Chough — Adult of subspecies P. p. barbarus on La Palma, Canary Islands Conservation status …

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  • 19 Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo — infobox Book | name = Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo title orig = translator = author = Oscar Zeta Acosta cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Autobiographical, Novel publisher = Straight Arrow Books… …

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  • 20 William O'Brien — (Irish Parliamentary Party) should not be confused with his contemporary William X. O Brien (ITGWU) or with William Smith O Brien (Young Irelanders). For other people of the same name, see William O Brien (disambiguation). William O Brien (2… …

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