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  • 101 Concorde — For other uses, see Concorde (disambiguation). Concorde Role Supersonic airliner …

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  • 102 History of painting — The history of painting reaches back in time to artifacts from pre historic humans, and spans all cultures. The history of painting represents a continuous, though disrupted, tradition from Antiquity. Across cultures, and spanning continents and… …

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  • 103 Liriodendron tulipifera — taxobox name = American Tulip Tree image caption = Liriodendron tulipifera Morton Arboretum acc. 500 67*21 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Magnoliids ordo = Magnoliales familia = Magnoliaceae genus =… …

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  • 104 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 105 Pint glass — Conical pint glass A pint glass is a drinking vessel made to hold either a British ( imperial ) pint of 20 imperial fluid ounces (568 mL) or an American pint of 16 U.S. fluid ounces (470 mL). These glasses are used predominantly to… …

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  • 106 small arm — small armed, adj. Usually, small arms. a firearm designed to be held in one or both hands while being fired: in the U.S. the term is applied to weapons of a caliber of up to one in. (2.5 cm). [1680 90] * * * ▪ military technology Introduction… …

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  • 107 Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …

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  • 108 Dome — For other uses, see Dome (disambiguation). Domal redirects here. For domal consonants , see Retroflex consonant. Dome of St. Peter s Basilica in Rome crowned by a cupola. Designed primarily by Michelangelo, the dome was not completed until 1590 A …

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  • 109 Beer in England — Traditional beer pump English beer has a long history and traditions that are distinct from most other beer brewing countries. Beer was the first alcoholic drink to be produced in England, and has been brewed continuously since prehistoric… …

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  • 110 Italy — • In ancient times Italy had several other names: it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Enotria, wine producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece); Tyrrhenia, etc. The name Italy, which seems to… …

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  • 111 Mount Garibaldi — as seen from Squamish Elevation 2,678 m (8,786 ft)  …

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  • 112 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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  • 113 brazil — /breuh zil /, n. brazilwood. [1350 1400; ME brasile < ML < It < Sp brasil, deriv. of brasa live coal (the wood being red in color) < Gmc; see BRAISE] * * * Brazil Introduction Brazil Background: Following three centuries under the rule of… …

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  • 114 Brazil — Brazilian /breuh zil yeuhn/, adj., n. /breuh zil /, n. a republic in South America. 164,511,366; 3,286,170 sq. mi. (8,511,180 sq. km). Cap.: Brasília. Portuguese and Spanish, Brasil. Official name, Federative Republic of Brazil. * * * Brazil… …

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  • 115 Dionysian Mysteries — Dionysus in Bacchus by Caravaggio The Dionysian Mysteries were a ritual of ancient Greece and Rome which used intoxicants and other trance inducing techniques (like dance and music) to remove inhibitions and social constraints, liberating the… …

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  • 116 Mount Fee — as seen from the northeast Elevation …

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  • 117 List of Slayers characters — This is a list of major characters from the anime, manga and novel series Slayers. This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Contents 1 Major characters 1.1 Lina Inverse …

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  • 118 gnetophyte — ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the division Gnetophyta, a small group of gymnospermous vascular plants that are represented by three living genera: Ephedra, Gnetum, and Welwitschia. There are 65 species in the genus Ephedra, 30 or more… …

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  • 119 Pinus strobus — Eastern White Pine Group of trees Conservation status …

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  • 120 South America — is a continent of the Americas, situated entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north and… …

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