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  • 41 Janus — For other uses, see Janus (disambiguation). Bifrons redirects here. For other uses, see Bifrons (disambiguation). A statue representing Janus Bifrons in the Vatican Museums In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Janus is the god of beginnings… …

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  • 42 Crusades — a series of military expeditions between the 11th and 14th centuries, in which armies from the Christian countries of Europe tried to get back the Holy Land (= what is now Israel, Palestine, Jordan and Egypt) from the Muslims. The soldiers who… …

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  • 43 Kenya — Kenyan, adj., n. /ken yeuh, keen /, n. 1. a republic in E Africa: member of the Commonwealth of Nations; formerly a British crown colony and protectorate. 28,803,085; 223,478 sq. mi. (578,808 sq. km). Cap.: Nairobi. 2. Mount, an extinct volcano… …

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  • 44 St. Thomas Christians —     St. Thomas Christians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Thomas Christians     An ancient body of Christians on the east and west coasts of India, claiming spiritual descent from the Apostle St. Thomas. The subject will be treated under the… …

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  • 45 good — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. worthy; useful, skillful, competent; thorough, complete; valid, genuine; pleasant. See goodness, skill, completion, truth. n. possession, merchandise. Ant., bad. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Moral]… …

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  • 46 Goodness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Capability of producing good. Good qualities. < N PARAG:Goodness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 goodness goodness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 excellence excellence merit Sgm: N 1 virtue virtue &c. 944 Sgm: N 1 value value …

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  • 47 favor — I. v. a. 1. Countenance, befriend, encourage, patronize. 2. Approve, be in favor of, regard with favor. 3. Facilitate, make easier, be favorable or propitious to. 4. Support, aid, help, assist. 5. Humor, indulge, spare, ease, palliate, extenuate …

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  • 48 favorable — adjective 1. encouraging or approving or pleasing (Freq. 4) a favorable reply he received a favorable rating listened with a favorable ear made a favorable impression • Syn: ↑favourable • …

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  • 49 cricket — cricket1 cricketlike, adj. /krik it/, n. 1. any of several jumping, orthopterous insects of the family Gryllidae, characterized by long antennae and stridulating organs on the forewings of the male, as one of the species commonly found in… …

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  • 50 strategy — /strat i jee/, n., pl. strategies. 1. Also, strategics. the science or art of combining and employing the means of war in planning and directing large military movements and operations. 2. the use or an instance of using this science or art. 3.… …

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  • 51 Catholicity in Canada —     Catholicity in Canada     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Catholicity in Canada     The subject will be treated under three headings:     I. Period of French domination, from the discovery of Canada to the Treaty of Paris, in 1763;     II. Period… …

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  • 52 right — Synonyms and related words: Bill of Rights, Bircher, Bourbon, Christian, Declaration of Right, Epistle side, Magna Carta, Magna Charta, OK, Petition of Right, Roger, Tory, a propos, absolute, absolute interest, absolute power, absolutely,… …

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  • 53 pact —    A binding agreement with a DEMON or the DEVIL for gain and services beyond the power of nature, usually in exchange for one’s soul.    The Devil’s pact is implied in biblical passages. In the book of Isaiah, the prophet Isaiah says, “For you… …

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  • 54 ARAB WORLD, 1945–2006 — The Arab world is divided into four subregions: the Maghreb (morocco , tunisia , algeria , libya , Mauritania), the Nile Valley (egypt and Sudan), the Fertile Crescent (syria , lebanon , iraq , jordan , and the palestinian authority ), and the… …

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  • 55 Venus — This article is about the planet. For other uses, see Venus (disambiguation). Venus   …

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  • 56 List of company name etymologies — This is a list of company names with their name origins explained. Some origins are disputed. NOTOC #*20th Century Fox – Film studio; formed in 1935 through the merger of William Fox s Fox Film, and Twentieth Century Pictures. [… …

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  • 57 William Z. Foster — William Zebulon Foster (February 25, 1881 September 1, 1961), born in Taunton, Massachusetts, was the long time General Secretary of the Communist Party USA and trade union leader. He passed through the Socialist Party of America and the… …

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  • 58 Text and rubrics of the Roman Canon — Before the 1970 revision of the Roman Missal, the Mass had, in the Roman Rite, only one Anaphora or Eucharistic Prayer, which was referred to as the Canon of the Mass. Since the 1970 revision, which made only minimal changes in the text, but… …

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  • 59 name — namer, n. /naym/, n., v., named, naming, adj. n. 1. a word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known. 2. mere designation, as distinguished from fact:… …

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  • 60 Jacques-Benigne Bossuet —     Jacques Benigne Bossuet     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jacques Benigne Bossuet     A celebrated French bishop and pulpit orator, born at Dijon, 27 September, 1627, died at Paris, 12 April, 1704. For more than a century his ancestors, both… …

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