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  • 1education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 2United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 3Mutual Ownership Defense Housing Division — The Mutual Ownership Defense Housing Division of the Federal Works Agency part of the United States government, operating from about 1940 to 1942 under the leadership of Colonel Lawrence Westbrook, was an attempt by the United States Government,… …

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  • 4India — /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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  • 5United 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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  • 6Architecture of the night — De Volharding Building, The Hague, 1928 by Jan Buijs, photographed in 1930 …

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  • 7architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …

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  • 8theatre — /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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  • 9ARCHAEOLOGY — The term archaeology is derived from the Greek words archaios ( ancient ) and logos ( knowledge, discourse ) and was already used in ancient Greek literature in reference to the study of ancient times. In its modern sense it has come to mean the… …

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  • 10Nationality Rooms — Coordinates: 40°26′40″N 79°57′12″W / 40.444426°N 79.953423°W / 40.444426; 79.953423 …

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  • 11Ethiopia — /ee thee oh pee euh/, n. 1. Formerly, Abyssinia. a republic in E Africa: formerly a monarchy. 58,732,577; 409,266 sq. mi. (1,060,000 sq. km). Present boundaries include Eritrea. Cap.: Addis Ababa. 2. Also called Abyssinia. an ancient region in NE …

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  • 12Fairfield University — infobox University name = motto = Per Fidem ad Plenam Veritatem (Latin) mottoeng = Through Faith to the Fullness of Truth established = 1942 type = Private, Coeducational affiliation = Roman Catholic, Jesuit endowment = $269 million… …

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  • 13Iranian pottery — Pottery vessel, fourth millennium B.C. The Sialk collection of Tehran s National Museum of Iran …

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  • 14Thailand — /tuy land , leuhnd/, n. 1. Formerly, Siam. a kingdom in SE Asia: official name of Siam 1939 45 and since 1949. 59,450,818; 198,242 sq. mi. (513,445 sq. km). Cap.: Bangkok. 2. Gulf of. Also called Gulf of Siam. an arm of the South China Sea, S of… …

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  • 15MTV — This article is about the television channel. For other uses, see MTV (disambiguation). MTV Launched August 1, 1981 Owned by MTV Networks (Viacom) Picture format …

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  • 16Washington Square Village — (WSV) is an apartment complex in a superblock in the Greenwich Village neighbourhood of New York City. WSV was developed by Paul Tishman and Morton S. Wolf. To design the housing complex,the developer selected architects S.J. Kessler and Sons,… …

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  • 17Brunei — Bruneian, adj., n. /broo nuy , nay /, n. a sultanate under British protection on the NW coast of Borneo: formerly a British protectorate; gained independence 1984. 307,616; 2220 sq. mi. (5750 sq. km). Cap.: Bandar Seri Begawan. Official name,… …

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  • 18Calcutta — /kal kut euh/, n. 1. a seaport in and the capital of West Bengal state, in E India, on the Hooghly River: former capital of British India. 7,031,382. 2. (sometimes l.c.) Also called Calcutta pool. a form of betting pool for a competition or… …

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  • 19Donald Bradman — Bradman redirects here. For other uses, see Bradman (disambiguation). Sir Donald Bradman …

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  • 20United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Representation in Cyprus — Established on December 14 1950, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary… …

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