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  • 1 ashen bloodless livid lurid pale pallid pasty wan waxen — Colorless Col or*less, a. 1. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water; a colorless gas. Note: [Narrower terms: {ashen, bloodless, livid, lurid, pale, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen}; {neutral}; {white}] [Also See:… …

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  • 2 Wan — Wan, v. i. To grow wan; to become pale or sickly in looks. All his visage wanned. Shak. [1913 Webster] And ever he mutter d and madden d, and ever wann d with despair. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Wan — Wan, obs. imp. of {Win}. Won. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Wan — Wan, a. [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See {Win}.] Having a pale or sickly hue; languid of look; pale; pallid. Sad to view, his visage pale and wan. Spenser.… …

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  • 5 Wan — Wan, n. The quality of being wan; wanness. [R.] [1913 Webster] Tinged with wan from lack of sleep. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Wan — Win Win, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Won}, Obs. {Wan}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Winning}.] [OE. winnen, AS. winnan to strive, labor, fight, endure; akin to OFries. winna, OS. winnan, D. winnen to win, gain, G. gewinnen, OHG. winnan to strive, struggle, Icel.… …

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  • 7 wan — I. adjective (wanner; wannest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wann dark, livid Date: 14th century 1. a. suggestive of poor health ; sickly, pallid b. lacking vitality ; feeble 2 …

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  • 8 Obi-Wan Kenobi — Star Wars character Alec Guinness as Obi Wan Kenobi Portrayed by Alec Guinness (Episodes IV–VI, The Star Wars Holiday Special) Bernard Behrens ( …

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  • 9 WAN — may refer to: * Wide area network (WAN) * World Association of Newspapers, Dachverband nationaler Zeitungsverbände * West Africa/Nigeria license plate for Nigeria * Wanne Eickel old license plate for * Waverney Airport in Australia, which has the …

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  • 10 Wan Chai District — Infobox HK District official name = Wanchai District map caption = Location in Hong Kong google = http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=22.282162,114.174385 spn=0.058545,0.078359 t=k hl=en leader title = District Officer leader name = Mr. William Yuen,… …

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  • 11 Wan Chai — is a metropolitan area situated at the western part of the Wan Chai District on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island, in Hong Kong, China. Its other boundaries are Canal Road to the east, Arsenal Street to the west and Bowen Road to the south.… …

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  • 12 Chai Wan — Not to be confused with Wan Chai, another area of Hong Kong Island. Chai Wan A view of Chai Wan, Siu Sai Wan and the Cargo Handling Basin Traditional Chinese 柴灣 …

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  • 13 Tsuen Wan District — Infobox HK District official name = Tsuen Wan District map caption = Location in Hong Kong google = leader title = District Council Chairman leader name = Chau How chen, GBS, JP constituencies = 17 area note = area magnitude = area total = 60.70… …

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  • 14 Tsuen Wan New Town — (zh t|t=荃灣新市鎮) is a new town in Hong Kong. It spans over Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi Island. Traditionally, the officials of Tsuen Wan managed the area of proper Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung, Tsing Yi Island, Ma Wan and Northeast Lantau Island.In …

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  • 15 Tsuen Wan Line — The HK MTR lines|Tsuen Wan is one of the ten lines of the metro network in Hong Kong s MTR. It is indicated in red on the MTR map.The Tsuen Wan Line starts at Central station on Hong Kong Island and runs through western Kowloon to the… …

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  • 16 Wan Hu — According to legend [NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Timeline of Rocket History [http://history.msfc.nasa.gov/rocketry/06.html] : According to one ancient legend, a Chinese official named Wan Hoo attempted a flight to the moon using a large… …

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  • 17 Shau Kei Wan — (zh t|t=筲箕灣) or Shaukeiwan, Shaukiwan is a town in Eastern District, Hong Kong. Literally, Shau Kei means a pail , and Wan implies that the town is developed along the coast. Nowadays it is a relatively densely populated town compared with some… …

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  • 18 Sheung Wan — (zh t|t=上環) is an area in Hong Kong, located in the north west of Hong Kong Island (in between Central and Sai Ying Pun). It is part of the Central and Western District. The name can be variously interpreted as Upper District (occupying… …

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  • 19 Wan — may refer to: *Wan is a Chinese abbreviation皖 for the province of Anhui in China. *Wan is a common name for the people that originate from Kelantan, one of the states in Malaysia. *Wan is the Kurdish name for the city of Van in Eastern Turkey.… …

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  • 20 Ma Wan — (zh t|t=馬灣) is an island of Hong Kong, located between Lantau Island and Tsing Yi Island. The island belongs to Tsuen Wan District. It has an area of 0.96 km². It is today more well known as Park Island (a private housing estate on the… …

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