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  • 1arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 2Art collections of Holkham Hall — Holkham Hall in Norfolk has extensive contents which include:Collections [ piano nobile at Holkham, showing the four symmetrical wings at each corner of the principal block. South is at the top of the plan. A Marble Hall; B The Saloon; C Statue… …

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  • 3painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 4Characters of Sluggy Freelance — This is a list of major characters from the popular webcomic Sluggy Freelance. Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 Torg 1.2 Riff 1.3 Zoë …

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  • 5Kobuk River — The Kobuk River is approximately convert|280|mi|km|0|lk=on long, located in the Arctic region of northwestern Alaska in the United States. [USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO… …

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  • 6Citygarden — For the residential development, see City Garden. Citygarden …

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  • 7Chiswick House — Chiswick House …

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  • 8Finger fluting — In prehistoric art, finger flutings are lines that fingers leave on a soft surface. Considered a form of cave painting, they occur in caves at least through southern Australia, New Guinea, and southwestern Europe, and were presumably made over a… …

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  • 9Deforestation — For other uses, see Deforestation (disambiguation). Jungle burned for agriculture in southern Mexico …

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  • 10sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …

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  • 11Danish Palaces Egg — Fabergé egg Year delivered 1890 Customer Alexander III, presented to Maria Feodorovna Current owner Individual or institution Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation, housed in Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of …

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  • 12Lycosura — Archaeological site name = Lycosura, Lykosoura, Lycosoura name local = Λυκόσουρα caption skyline = View SE toward the Temple of Despoina at Lycosoura. country = Greece region = Arkadia elevation = 568 controlling city = Megalopolis peak period =… …

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  • 13Donaustadt —   22nd District of Vienna   Coat of arms …

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  • 14Western use of the Swastika in the early 20th century — adopted the symbol in the 1920s, it continued in use in Western countries with its original meaning until the Nazi association became dominant in the 1930s. The term swastika is first attested in English in 1871, and first refers to the Nazi… …

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  • 15Alexandria, Louisiana — Coordinates: 31°17′34″N 92°27′33″W / 31.29278°N 92.45917°W / 31.29278; 92.45917 …

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  • 16Erosion — is the carrying away or displacement of solids (sediment, soil, rock and other particles) usually by the agents of currents such as, wind, water, or ice by downward or down slope movement in response to gravity or by living organisms (in the case …

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  • 17Positive feedback — Alarm or panic can spread by positive feedback among a herd of animals to cause a stampede. Positive feedback is energy taken from the output of a system and reapplied to the input, which is phase congruent with the input signal. A system… …

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  • 18pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …

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  • 19Greek pottery — Pottery made in ancient Greece. Its painted decoration has become the primary source of information about the development of Greek pictorial art. It was made in a variety of sizes and shapes, according to its intended use; large vessels were used …

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