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  • 1 The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada — Infobox Military Unit unit name= The Queen s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada caption=Cap badge of the Camerons of C dates= 1 February 1910 Present country= Canada allegiance= branch= Militia type= Line Infantry role= Light Role size= One… …

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  • 2 Civilian casualties in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) — The decade long War in Afghanistan (2001–present) has caused the deaths of thousands of Afghan civilians directly from insurgent and foreign military action, as well as the deaths of possibly tens of thousands of Afghan civilians indirectly as a… …

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  • 3 motion picture, history of the — Introduction       history of the medium from the 19th century to the present. Early years, 1830–1910 Origins       The illusion of motion pictures is based on the optical phenomena known as persistence of vision and the phi phenomenon. The first …

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  • 4 International reactions to the 2006 Lebanon War — Reactions by the UN and national representativesflag|United NationsThe top UN official in Lebanon said Hezbollah’s action escalates the already tense situation along the Blue Line and is an act of very dangerous proportions, in a statement. Kofi… …

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  • 5 Opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway — The Duke of Wellington s train and other locomotives being readied for departure from Liverpool, 15 September 1830 The opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway (L M) took place on 15 September 1830 …

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  • 6 Beijing 2008 Olympic Games: Mount Olympus Meets the Middle Kingdom — Introduction officially  Games of the XXIX Olympiad        The Games of the XXIX Olympiad, involving some 200 Olympic committees and as many as 13,000 accredited athletes competing in 28 different sports, were auspiciously scheduled to begin at 8 …

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  • 7 List of The Nanny episodes — This is a list of the episodes of the CBS television sitcom The Nanny. There are a total of 146 episodes in this series. Contents 1 Ratings 2 Episodes 2.1 Season 1: 1993–1994 …

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  • 8 Timeline of the John F. Kennedy assassination — John F. Kennedy This article considers the detailed timeline of events before, during, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. Contents 1 Prelude …

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  • 9 USS America (CV-66) — The third USS America (CV 66), formerly CVA 66, was a Kitty Hawk class supercarrier of the United States Navy that served from 1965 to 1996.Construction and shakedownOriginally ordered as an Enterprise class nuclear carrier, the ballooning costs… …

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  • 10 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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  • 11 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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  • 12 Umar — For other uses, see Omar (disambiguation). Umar ibn al Khattab Caliph Umar s empire at its peak, 644 Al Farooq Reign …

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  • 13 Darwin from Insectivorous plants to Worms — The life and work of Darwin from Insectivorous plants to Worms followed after the work of Darwin from Descent of Man to Emotions. See inception of Darwin s theory, development of Darwin s theory, publication of Darwin s theory, reaction to Darwin …

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  • 14 Darwin from Insectivorous Plants to Worms — The life and work of Darwin from Insectivorous Plants to Worms featured a continuation from Charles Darwin s investigations into insectivorous plants and climbing plants which he had begun before his work on Descent of Man and Emotions. Worries… …

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  • 15 Inception of Darwin's theory — The inception of Darwin s theory began with his search to explain contradictions in contemporary theories of organic development as well as religious explanations of the appearance of design in the natural world. His fascination as a young man… …

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  • 16 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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  • 17 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 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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  • 20 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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