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  • 1Anatolia — /an euh toh lee euh/, n. a vast plateau between the Black and the Mediterranean seas: in ancient usage, synonymous with the peninsula of Asia Minor; in modern usage, applied to Turkey in Asia. Cf. Asia Minor. * * * or Asia Minor Turkish Anadolu… …

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  • 2Mkomazi Game Reserve — is located in North Eastern Tanzania on the Kenyan Border. It was established in 1951 and is found in Kilimanjaro Region and Tanga Region. Mkomazi game reserve is one of the only places in the whole Tanzania to spot the black rhinoceros. The… …

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  • 3Bulgaria — /bul gair ee euh, bool /, n. a republic in SE Europe. 8,652,745; 42,800 sq. mi. (110,850 sq. km). Cap.: Sofia. * * * Bulgaria Introduction Bulgaria Background: The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in …

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  • 4Turkmen — /terrk men, meuhn/, n. the language of the Turkman people, a Turkic language spoken mostly east of the Caspian Sea in Turkmenistan but also in parts of European Russia, Iran, and the Caucasus. Also, Turkoman, Turcoman. [ < Turk Türkmen] * * *&#8230; …

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  • 5Hellenistic Age — In the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, the period between the death of Alexander the Great (323 BC) and the conquest of Egypt by Rome (30 BC). Alexander and his successors established Greek monarchies that controlled the area from&#8230; …

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  • 6List of National Historic Sites of Canada — This is a complete list of the National Historic Sites of Canada. All such designations are made by the federal Minister of the Environment on the advice of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada . As of March 2008, there are 935 sites …

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  • 7city — cityless, adj. citylike, adj. /sit ee/, n., pl. cities. 1. a large or important town. 2. (in the U.S.) an incorporated municipality, usually governed by a mayor and a board of aldermen or councilmen. 3. the inhabitants of a city collectively: The …

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  • 8Hebei — /hue bay /, n. Pinyin. a province in NE China. 41,410,000; 81,479 sq. mi. (211,031 sq. km). Cap.: Shijiazhuang. Also, Hopeh, Hopei. Formerly, Chihli. * * * or Ho peh conventional Hopeh formerly Chihli Province (pop., 2000 est.: 67,440,000),&#8230; …

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  • 9Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.&#8230; …

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  • 10India — /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.&#8230; …

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  • 11Camel farming in Sudan — Over the past few decades camels have regained recognition for their food producing potential in arid and semi arid areas of Sudan. After having been dismissed as uneconomical by the Sudanese government, their vital role in supporting human&#8230; …

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  • 12Holstein (cattle) — The Holstein or Friesian is a breed of dairy cow known today as the world s highest production dairy animal. Originating in Europe, Holsteins were developed in what is now the Netherlands and more specifically in the two northern provinces of&#8230; …

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  • 13Cow-calf operation — A cow licks her newborn calf clean A cow calf operation is a method of raising beef cattle in which a permanent herd of cows is kept by a farmer or rancher to produce calves for later sale. Cow calf operations are one of the key aspects of the&#8230; …

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  • 14Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and&#8230; …

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  • 15Herding dog — Not to be confused with Livestock guardian dog. Heeler redirects here. It is not to be confused with Healer. A Koolie working with sheep. A herding dog, also known as a stock dog or working dog, is a type of pastoral dog that either ha …

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  • 16Agriculture in the United Kingdom — A combine harvester in Scotland Agriculture in the United Kingdom uses around 71% of the country s land area and contributes about 0.6% of its gross value added. The UK produces less than 60% of the food it eats and the industry s share of the&#8230; …

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  • 17History of agriculture in the People's Republic of China — For over 4,000 years, China has been a nation of farmers. By the time the People s Republic of China was established in 1949, virtually all arable land was under cultivation; irrigation and drainage systems constructed centuries earlier and&#8230; …

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  • 18Western Australia — Western Australian. a state in W Australia. 1,273,624; 975,920 sq. mi. (2,527,635 sq. km). Cap.: Perth. * * * State (pop., 2001: 1,906,114), western Australia. Covering 976,790 sq mi (2,529,880 sq km), it constitutes one third of the continent s&#8230; …

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  • 19Dingo — For other uses, see Dingo (disambiguation). Dingo Australian dingo Conservation status …

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  • 20Domestic sheep — taxobox name = Domestic sheep status = DOM image width = 250px image caption = A research flock at U.S. Sheep Experiment Station near Dubois, Idaho regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae&#8230; …

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