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  • 101 cañada — /keuhn yah deuh, yad euh/, n. Chiefly Western U.S. 1. a dry riverbed. 2. a small, deep canyon. [1840 50; < Sp, equiv. to cañ(a) CANE + ada n. suffix] * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources …

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  • 102 Canada — /kan euh deuh/, n. a nation in N North America: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 29,123,194; 3,690,410 sq. mi. (9,558,160 sq. km). Cap.: Ottawa. * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural… …

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  • 103 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 104 Bibliography —    CONTENTS    Introduction 488    I. General 493    1. Bibliographies and Research Guides 493    2. Directories, Handbooks, Statistical Abstracts, and Yearbooks 494    3. Guides 494    4. Travel and Description 494    II. History 496    1.… …

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  • 105 National University of Singapore — Coat of Arms of NUS Established 1905 (1905) Type Autonomous Endowment …

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  • 106 Contributors — ▪ 2000       Adams, Andy. Editor and Publisher, Sumo World. Author of Sumo; Sumo World Record Book. • sports and games: Judo; Wrestling: Sumo       Ahn, Ki suk. Assistant Editor, Shindonga of Donga Ilbo. • biographies (in part)       Alder,… …

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  • 107 Malaysia — This article is about the country. For the biogeographical region, see Malesia. Malaysia …

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  • 108 China — This article is about the People s Republic of China. For the state commonly known as Taiwan, see the Republic of China. For other uses, see China (disambiguation). PRC redirects here. For other uses, see PRC (disambiguation). People …

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  • 109 broadcasting — /brawd kas ting, kah sting/, n. 1. the act of transmitting speech, music, visual images, etc., as by radio or television. 2. radio or television as a business or profession: She s training for a career in broadcasting. [1920 25; BROADCAST + ING1] …

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  • 110 Hong Kong — HK redirects here. For other uses, see HK (disambiguation). Coordinates: 22°16′42″N 114°09′32″E …

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  • 111 Hong Kong International Airport — HKIA redirects here. HKIA may also refer to Hong Kong Institute of Architects. Hong Kong Airport redirects here. For the old airport at Kai Tak, see Kai Tak Airport. Hong Kong International Airport Chek Lap Kok Airport 香港國際機場 赤鱲角機場 …

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  • 112 Malaysia — /meuh lay zheuh, sheuh/, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy in SE Asia: a federation, comprising the former British territories of Malaya, Sabah, and Sarawak: member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 20,376,235; 126,310 sq. mi. (327,143 sq. km). Cap …

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  • 113 Vietnam — /vee et nahm , nam , vyet , vee it /, n. 1. Official name, Socialist Republic of Vietnam. a country in SE Asia, comprising the former states of Annam, Tonkin, and Cochin China: formerly part of French Indochina; divided into North Vietnam and… …

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  • 114 Australian Defence Force — Australian Defence Force …

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  • 115 Australia — /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… …

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  • 116 Jakarta — This article is about the capital city of Indonesia. For other uses, see Jakarta (disambiguation). Jakarta Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta Special Capital Territory of Jakarta (From top, left to right) …

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  • 117 Human rights in the People's Republic of China — Human rights in China redirects here. For the non governmental organization, see Human Rights in China (organization). People s Republic of China This article is part of the series: P …

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  • 118 Australian National University — The Australian National University Coat of Arms of ANU Motto Naturam Primum Cognoscere Rerum ( First to learn the nature of things ) Established 1946 …

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  • 119 Economy of the People's Republic of China — Economies of Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau are administered separately from the rest of People s Republic of China. Therefore, the information below pertains only to mainland China unless specified otherwise. For the… …

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  • 120 transportation — /trans peuhr tay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of transporting. 2. the state of being transported. 3. the means of transport or conveyance. 4. the business of conveying people, goods, etc. 5. price of travel or transport by public conveyance; fare. 6.… …

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