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  • 41 tornado — tornadic /tawr nad ik, nay dik/, adj. tornadolike, adj. /tawr nay doh/, n., pl. tornadoes, tornados. 1. a localized, violently destructive windstorm occurring over land, esp. in the Middle West, and characterized by a long, funnel shaped cloud… …

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  • 42 Nobel Prizes — ▪ 2009 Introduction Prize for Peace       The 2008 Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Martti Ahtisaari, former president (1994–2000) of Finland, for his work over more than 30 years in settling international disputes, many involving ethnic,… …

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  • 43 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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  • 44 Climate of the Tampa Bay area — Main articles: Tampa, Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, and Tampa Bay Area High resolution image of Tampa Bay region The Tampa Bay area has a humid subtropical climate (Koppen Cfa), with warm and humid summers with frequent thunderstorms and… …

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  • 45 Equinox — This article is about the astronomical event when the sun is at zenith over the Equator. For other uses, see Equinox (disambiguation). For the same event happening on other planets and setting up a celestial coordinate system, see Equinox… …

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  • 46 Africa — /af ri keuh/, n. 1. a continent S of Europe and between the Atlantic and Indian oceans. 551,000,000; ab. 11,700,000 sq. mi. (30,303,000 sq. km). adj. 2. African. * * * I Second largest continent on Earth. It is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea,… …

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  • 47 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 48 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 49 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 50 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 51 iceberg — /uys berrg/, n. 1. a large floating mass of ice, detached from a glacier and carried out to sea. 2. Informal. an emotionally cold person. 3. Australian Informal. a person who swims or surfs regularly in winter. 4. tip of the iceberg, the first… …

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  • 52 Hebrew calendar — The Hebrew calendar (הלוח העברי ha luach ha ivri), or Jewish calendar, is a lunisolar calendar used today predominantly for Jewish religious observances. It determines the dates for Jewish holidays and the appropriate public reading of Torah… …

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  • 53 Incheon International Airport — Infobox Airport name = Incheon International Airport nativename = nativename a = 인천국제공항 仁川國際空港 nativename r = Incheon Gukje Gonghang Inch ŏn Kukche Konghang caption = image width = caption = Incheon International Airport Passenger Terminal IATA …

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  • 54 Water fluoridation — Fluoridation does not affect the appearance, taste or smell of drinking water.[1] Water fluoridation is the controlled addition of fluoride to a public water supply to reduce tooth decay. Fluoridated water has flu …

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  • 55 ECONOMIC AFFAIRS — THE PRE MANDATE (LATE OTTOMAN) PERIOD Geography and Borders In September 1923 a new political entity was formally recognized by the international community. Palestine, or Ereẓ Israel as Jews have continued to refer to it for 2,000 years,… …

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  • 56 Deforestation — For other uses, see Deforestation (disambiguation). Jungle burned for agriculture in southern Mexico …

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  • 57 Carnival — For other uses, see Carnival (disambiguation). Carnival float in the Rosenmontag parade in Cologne, Germany …

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  • 58 Knoxville, Tennessee — Knoxville redirects here. For other uses, see Knoxville (disambiguation). City of Knoxville   City   The City of Knoxville, Tennessee …

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  • 59 Pentateuch — • The name of the first five books of the Old Testament. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pentateuch     Pentatuch     † …

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  • 60 Earthquake — For other uses, see Earthquake (disambiguation). Global earthquake epicenters, 1963–1998 …

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