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  • 121Arch, Lancet — ♦ Pointed arch formed on an acute angled triangle, the radii greater than the span. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 409) …

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  • 122Arch, Ogee — ♦ Pointed arch of double curved sides, the upper arcs convex, the lower concave. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 409) …

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  • 123Vescia — ♦ Pointed oval. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 415) …

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  • 124pointedly — pointed ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a sharpened or tapered tip or end. 2) (of a remark or look) clearly directed and unambiguous in intent. DERIVATIVES pointedly adverb …

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  • 125passeriform — /pas euhr euh fawrm , peuh ser euh /, adj. of or pertaining to the order Passeriformes; passerine. [ < NL Passeriformes, equiv. to L passer sparrow + iformes IFORMES] * * * ▪ bird Introduction also called  passerine  or  perching bird     any&#8230; …

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  • 126Gothic architecture — See also: Gothic art The western façade of Reims Cathedral, France …

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  • 127National Guard (Nicaragua) — In Nicaragua, the National Guard (Spanish: Guardia Nacional, otherwise known as Guardia) was a militia and a gendarmerie created during the occupation of that country by the United States from 1909 to 1933. It became notorious for human rights&#8230; …

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  • 128Flag and coat of arms of Johor — The flag and the coat of arms of Johor are state symbols of Johor, Malaysia. Like other states of Malaysia with Malay royalties, the state symbols of Johor are influenced by Johor s royalties, as well as Islam and the political and natural&#8230; …

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  • 129Star (symbol) — The star (★), as an ideograph, most commonly represents the astronomical star for which it is named.Emblematic use*In heraldry, the star is the ensign of knightly rank, and every order of knighthood incorporates this symbol in some way. It has&#8230; …

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  • 130Pseudotriangle — In Euclidean plane geometry, a pseudotriangle is the simply connected subset of the plane that lies between any three mutually tangent convex sets. A pseudotriangulation is a partition of a region of the plane into pseudotriangles, and a pointed&#8230; …

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  • 131Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the&#8230; …

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  • 132Ancient Chinese coinage — Ancient Chinese coins Chinese coins were produced continuously for around 2,500 years by casting in moulds, rather than being struck with dies as with most western coins. Contents 1 …

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  • 133Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other&#8230; …

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  • 134Knitting needle — Bamboo knitting needles A …

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  • 135Military decorations of Mexico — Military of Mexico …

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  • 136Chinese coins — Ancient Chinese coins were produced continuously for around 2,500 years by casting in moulds, rather than being struck with dies as with most western coins.Collectors can obtain affordable yet old, beautiful, and interesting coins associated with …

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  • 137Arch — • A structure composed of separate pieces, such as stone or bricks, having the shape of truncated wedges, arranged on a curved line so as to retain their position by mutual pressure Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Arch     Arch …

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  • 138Coins of the Czechoslovak koruna (1953) — After the 1953 currency reform a new series of coins were introduced. Coins were first issued in denominations of 1, 3, 5, 10, 25 h – the 1, 3 and 5 Kčs denominations only existed as paper money (state notes). The haler coins dated 1953 were all&#8230; …

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  • 139literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.&#8230; …

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  • 140List of cultural references in The Divine Comedy — The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri is a long allegorical poem in three parts or canticas (or cantiche ), Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Paradise), and 100 cantos, with the Inferno having 34, Purgatorio 33, and Paradiso 33 …

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