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  • 61 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 62 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 63 National Redoubt (Switzerland) — Plan of the Defence lines of the Swiss National Redoubt The Swiss National Redoubt (Schweizer Alpenfestung or Réduit suisse) was a defensive plan developed by the Swiss government beginning in the 1880s to respond to foreign invasion. In the… …

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  • 64 Economic policy of Barack Obama — Main article: Political positions of Barack Obama Barack Obama s current economic advisors are Austan Goolsbee of the University of Chicago and Jeffrey Liebman of Harvard University.[1] In 2006, Obama wrote: We should be asking ourselves what mix …

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  • 65 gain time — PLAY FOR TIME, stall, procrastinate, delay, temporize, hold back, hang back, hang fire, dally, drag one s feet. → gain * * * phrasal : to obtain or effect a delay in an action (as by pretexts) * * * gain time To get extra time by delaying • • •… …

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  • 66 Dilatory — Dil a*to*ry, a. [L. dilatorius, fr. dilator a delayer, fr. dilatus, used as p. p. of differe to defer, delay: cf. F. dilatoire. See {Dilate}, {Differ}, {Defer}.] 1. Inclined to defer or put off what ought to be done at once; given the… …

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  • 67 Dilatory plea — Dilatory Dil a*to*ry, a. [L. dilatorius, fr. dilator a delayer, fr. dilatus, used as p. p. of differe to defer, delay: cf. F. dilatoire. See {Dilate}, {Differ}, {Defer}.] 1. Inclined to defer or put off what ought to be done at once; given the… …

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  • 68 Battle of Gettysburg — The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1 ndash;3, 1863), fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as part of the Gettysburg Campaign, was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War [The Battle of Antietam …

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  • 69 Emergency contraception — Background Birth control type Hormonal (progestin or others) or intra uterine First use 1970s Failure rates (per use) Perfect use ECP: see article text IUD: under 1% …

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  • 71 Yom Kippur War — Battle of Syria redirects here. For the World War II campaign against the Vichy French in Syria, see Syria Lebanon Campaign. Yom Kippur War/October War Part of the …

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  • 72 Strom Thurmond — Infobox Officeholder name = James Strom Thurmond imagesize = 220px small caption = order = United States Senator from South Carolina term start = November 7, 1956 term end = January 3, 2003 predecessor = Thomas A. Wofford successor = Lindsey… …

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  • 73 Battle of Chancellorsville — Part of the American Civil War …

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  • 74 James Longstreet — Infobox Military Person name=James Longstreet born= birth date|mf=yes|1821|1|8 died= death date and age|mf=yes|1904|01|2|1821|01|08 placeofbirth=Edgefield District, South Carolina placeofdeath=Gainesville, Georgia placeofburial=Alta Vista… …

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  • 75 Battle of Tannenberg (1914) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict = Battle of Tannenberg partof = the Eastern Front of World War I caption = date = 23 August 1914 ndash; 2 September 1914 place = near Allenstein, East Prussia result = Decisive German victory combatant1 =… …

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  • 76 217 BC — NOTOC EventsBy placeRoman Republic* Gaius Flaminius Nepos is re elected consul with Gnaeus Servilius Geminus, in what is considered to be a rebuke of the Senate s prosecution of the war. Flaminius raises new legions and marches north to meet the… …

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  • 77 List of battles 1801–1900 — List of battles: before 601 601 1400 1401 1800 1801 1900 1901 2000 2001 current See also: Battles of the American Civil War 19th century 1801 to 1825* 1801 ** Battle of Aboukir March 20 British Turkish army under Sir Ralph Abernathy defeats… …

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  • 78 Murray Hill, Manhattan — Studio in Murray Hill Murray Hill is a Midtown Manhattan neighborhood in New York City, USA. Around 1987 many real estate promoters of the neighborhood and newer residents described the boundaries as within East 34th Street, East 42nd Street,… …

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  • 79 Snellville, Georgia — Infobox Settlement official name = City Of Snellville other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = City motto = Everybody s Somebody in Snellville imagesize = 250px image caption = New City Hall, Completed in 2006 flag size = image… …

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  • 80 Generation Y — Millennial redirects here. For the concept Millennialism, see Millennialism. This article is about the demographic cohort (a group of subjects with a common defining characteristic) following Generation X. For other uses, see Generation Y… …

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