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  • 161 Histoire de Rennes — Cet article traite de l histoire de Rennes. Sommaire 1 Préhistoire et Antiquité 1.1 Préhistoire 1.2 Époque gauloise 1.3 Époque romaine …

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  • 162 Mur Des Fermiers Généraux — Article principal : Enceintes de Paris. La barrière Blanche …

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  • 165 Mur des Fermiers généraux — Article principal : Enceintes de Paris. La barrière Blanche …

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  • 167 qmṣ — Central Semitic, to enclose. camisado, camisole, chemise, chemisette, from Late Greek kamision, probably from a Semitic source akin to Ugaritic qmṣ, a garment, Arabic qamīṣ, shirt, both akin to Hebrew qāmaṣ, to enclose with the hand, grasp. 2.… …

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  • 168 Asia — /ay zheuh, ay sheuh/, n. a continent bounded by Europe and the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. 2,896,700,000; ab. 16,000,000 sq. mi. (41,440,000 sq. km). * * * I Largest continent on Earth. It is bounded by the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean …

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  • 169 bacteria — bacterial, adj. bacterially, adv. /bak tear ee euh/, n.pl., sing. bacterium / tear ee euhm/. ubiquitous one celled organisms, spherical, spiral, or rod shaped and appearing singly or in chains, comprising the Schizomycota, a phylum of the kingdom …

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  • 170 box — box1 boxlike, adj. /boks/, n. 1. a container, case, or receptacle, usually rectangular, of wood, metal, cardboard, etc., and often with a lid or removable cover. 2. the quantity contained in a box: She bought a box of candy as a gift. 3. Chiefly… …

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  • 171 circumscribe — circumscribable, adj. circumscriber, n. /serr keuhm skruyb , serr keuhm skruyb /, v.t., circumscribed, circumscribing. 1. to draw a line around; encircle: to circumscribe a city on a map. 2. to enclose within bounds; limit or confine, esp.… …

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  • 172 close — closable, closeable /kloh zeuh beuhl/, adj. closely /klohs lee/, adv. closeness /klohs nis/, n. v. /klohz/; adj., adv. /klohs/ or, for 56, /klohz/; n. /klohz/ for 66, 67, 70 72, 74, 75, /klohs/ for 68, 69, 73, v., closed …

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  • 173 cocoon — cocoonlike, adj. /keuh koohn /, n. 1. the silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects, as silkworms, serving as a covering while they are in the pupal stage. 2. any of various similar protective coverings in nature, as the silky case in… …

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  • 174 impark — imparkation, n. /im pahrk /, v.t. 1. to enclose or shut up, as in a park. 2. to enclose (land) as a park. [1275 1325; ME < AF emparker. See IM 1, PARK] * * * …

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  • 175 mathematics — /math euh mat iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. 2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mathematical procedures,… …

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  • 176 Nagasaki — /nah geuh sah kee, nag euh sak ee/; Japn. /nah gah sah kee/, n. a seaport on W Kyushu, in SW Japan: second military use of the atomic bomb August 9, 1945. 446,000. * * * City (pop., 2000 prelim.: 423,163), western Kyushu, Japan. It is a seaport… …

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  • 177 rib — rib1 ribber, n. ribless, adj. riblike, adj. /rib/, n., v., ribbed, ribbing. n. 1. one of a series of curved bones that are articulated with the vertebrae and occur in pairs, 12 in humans, on each side of the vertebrate body, certain pairs being… …

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  • 178 rope — roper, n. ropelike, adj. /rohp/, n., v., roped, roping. n. 1. a strong, thick line or cord, commonly one composed of twisted or braided strands of hemp, flax, or the like, or of wire or other material. 2. a lasso. 3. ropes, a. the cords used to… …

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  • 179 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 180 sculpture — sculptural, adj. sculpturally, adv. /skulp cheuhr/, n., v., sculptured, sculpturing. n. 1. the art of carving, modeling, welding, or otherwise producing figurative or abstract works of art in three dimensions, as in relief, intaglio, or in the… …

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