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  • 41 Paranoia (role-playing game) — Paranoia 25th Anniversary Troubleshooters Edition Designer(s) Greg Costikyan, Dan Gelber, Eric Goldberg, Allen Varney (current edition) …

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  • 42 Australia and weapons of mass destruction — Australia is not currently known or believed to possess weapons of mass destruction, although it has participated in extensive research into nuclear, biological and chemical weapons in the past. Australia currently chairs the Australia Group, an… …

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  • 43 Thermantia — (d. 415) was the second Empress consort of Honorius, Western Roman Emperor.FamilyShe was a daughter of Stilicho, magister militum of the Western Roman Empire, and Serena. Thermantia was a sister of Eucherius and Maria. De Consulatu Stilichonis by …

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  • 44 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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  • 45 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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  • 46 combinatorics — /keuhm buy neuh tawr iks, tor , kom beuh /, n. (used with singular v.) See combinatorial analysis. * * * Branch of mathematics concerned with the selection, arrangement, and combination of objects chosen from a finite set. The number of possible… …

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  • 47 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 48 Casuistry — • The application of general principles of morality to definite and concrete cases of human activity, for the purpose, primarily, of determining what one ought to do, or ought not to do, or what one may do or leave undone as one pleases; and for… …

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  • 49 Congo — • An account written before the annexation of the state by the Belgian government Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Congo     Congo     † …

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  • 50 Germany — • History divided by time periods, beginning with before 1556 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Germany     Germany     † …

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  • 51 Habit — • Habit is an effect of repeated acts and an aptitude to reproduce them, and may be defined as a quality difficult to change, whereby an agent whose nature it is to work one way or another indeterminately, is disposed easily and readily at will… …

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  • 52 Japan — • Called in the language of the country Nihon or Nippon (Land of the Rising Sun), and Dai Nihon or Dai Nippon (Great Japan), situated north west of the Pacific Ocean and east of the Asiatic continent Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …

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  • 53 Matteo Ricci —     Matteo Ricci     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Matteo Ricci     Founder of the Catholic missions of China, b. at Macerata in the Papal States, 6 Oct. 1552; d. at Peking, 11 May, 1610.     Ricci made his classical studies in his native town,… …

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  • 54 Adelaide Steamship Company — The Adelaide Steamship Company logo with motto Festina Lente (Hasten slowly) …

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  • 55 Midway Airlines (1993–2003) — This article is about the Midway Airlines that operated from 1993 to 2003. For the Midway Airlines that operated from 1976 to 1991, see Midway Airlines (1976 1991). Midway Airlines IATA …

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  • 56 Aum Shinrikyo — Formation 1984 Type New Religious Movement, Syncreticism Membership 1,650 Key people Shoko Asahara Aum Shinrikyo (currently known as Aleph) was a Japanese new religious mov …

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  • 57 Identity theft — is a form of stealing another person s identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person s identity, typically in order to access resources or obtain credit and other benefits in that person s name. The victim of… …

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  • 58 Shapeshifting — For other uses, see Shapeshifting (disambiguation). Shapeshifting is a common theme in mythology, folklore, and fairy tales. It is also found in epic poems, science fiction literature, fantasy literature, children s literature, Shakespearean… …

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  • 59 Stephen Mallory — For his son, also a Senator, see Stephen Mallory II. Stephen Russell Mallory 1st Confederate States Secretary of the Navy In office March 4, 1861 – May 20, 1865 …

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  • 60 Midway Games — For the games seen at fairs and carnivals, see Midway (fair). Midway Games, Inc. Type As of 2011, Midway is a corporation existing under Delaware law subject to a Chapter 11 bankruptcy liquidation plan. Industry …

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