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  • 1 bridge — bridge1 bridgeable, adj. bridgeless, adj. bridgelike, adj. /brij/, n., v., bridged, bridging, adj. n. 1. a structure spanning and providing passage over a river, chasm, road, or the like. 2. a connecting, transitional, or intermediate route or… …

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  • 2 The Thumb — This article is about a geographical region in Michigan. For the body part, see Thumb. For other uses, see Thumb (disambiguation). The Thumb Mid Michigan Country United States …

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  • 3 Culture of the United Kingdom — The Proms is an eight week summer season of daily orchestral classical music concerts, on the last night with some traditional patriotic music of the United Kingdom.[1][2] …

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  • 4 List of characters from The Sopranos in the Soprano crime family — The following is a listing of fictional characters from the HBO series The Sopranos that are associated with the Soprano crime family. Contents 1 Administration 1.1 Giacomo Jackie Aprile, Sr. 1.2 Silvio Dante …

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  • 5 Fictional characters in the Southern Victory Series — The Southern Victory Series is a series of alternate history novels written by Harry Turtledove. The point of divergence involves Confederate States of America winning the American Civil War and becoming an independent nation. The series covers… …

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  • 6 Characters in the Southern Victory series — The Southern Victory series or Timeline 191 is a series of novels written by Harry Turtledove. They form an alternate history of events in the United States based on the premise that the Confederates won the Civil War and became an independent… …

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  • 7 Economy of the Song Dynasty — The Song Dynasty (960 ndash;1279) of China was a period of Chinese history marked by commercial expansion, economic prosperity, and revolutionary new economic concepts. Private trade grew and a market economy began to link the coastal provinces… …

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  • 8 Native Americans in the United States — This article is about the indigenous people of the United States. For other indigenous people see Indigenous peoples by geographic regions Native Americans …

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  • 9 Origin of the Romanians — History of Romania This article is part of a series Prehistory …

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  • 10 Occupation of the Jordan Valley (1918) — Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Canteen in the Jordan Valley The British Empire s occupation of the Jordan Valley occurred during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of World War I, beginning after the Capture of Jericho in February when the… …

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  • 11 Culture of the Song Dynasty — A Song Dynasty Chinese inkstone with gold and silver markings, from the Nantoyōsō Collection, Japan The Song Dynasty (960–1279 AD) was a culturally rich and sophisticated age for China. There was blossomi …

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  • 12 Timeline of the African-American Civil Rights Movement — This is a timeline of the African American Civil Rights Movement.1600 – 1799See also Racism in the United States.1676 *unknown Both free and enslaved African Americans fought in Bacon s Rebellion along with English colonists. 1739 *September 9 In …

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  • 13 History of the Ryukyu Islands — This article is about the history of the Ryukyu Islands southwest of the main islands of Japan. Okinawa Prefecture Japanese transcription(s)  – Japanese 沖縄県  – Rōmaji Okinawa ken Okinawan transcr …

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  • 14 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 15 World War II — the war between the Axis and the Allies, beginning on September 1, 1939, with the German invasion of Poland and ending with the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945, and of Japan on August 14, 1945. Abbr.: WWII * * * or Second World War (1939–45)… …

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  • 16 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 17 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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  • 18 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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  • 19 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 20 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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