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  • 101SAPHIR, JACOB — (1822–1885), writer and traveler; born in Oshmiany in the province of vilna . Saphir s father, who was the shoḥet of the townlet, belonged to the Perushim – the disciples of Elijah b. Solomon Zalman, the Gaon of Vilna. In 1832 his parents… …

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  • 102iceboat — n. 1. A ship with a reinforced bow to break up ice and keep channels open for navigation; an icebreaker. Syn: icebreaker. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a sailing craft with runners and a cross shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice; it is usually… …

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  • 103sail — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English segl; akin to Old High German segal sail Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) an extent of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a ship through water (2) the sails of a ship …

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  • 104Hawaiian Islands — Mokupuni o Hawai‘i True colour satellite image of the Hawaiian Islands …

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  • 105Galway Bay — (Irish: Loch Lurgan or Cuan na Gaillimhe) is a large bay / sea loch on the west coast of Ireland, between County Galway in the province of Connacht to the north and the Burren in County Clare in the province of Munster to the south. Galway city… …

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  • 106Drill (fabric) — Drill is stout durable cotton fabric with a strong bias (diagonal) in the weave.[1] It can be used unbleached, although it is more often bleached or dyed.[1] Use in clothing …

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  • 107USS Narwhal (SS-167) — USS Narwhal (SS 167), the lead ship of her class of submarine and one of the V boats , was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the narwhal. She was named V 5 (SC 1) when her keel was laid down on 10 May 1927 by the… …

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  • 108Kinvara — This article is about the village in south County Galway. For the townland in west County Galway, see Kinvara (Moycullen). Kinvara Cinn Mhara   Village   …

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  • 109Wishbone — may refer to: * The wishbone, known in anatomy as the furcula, is a fused clavicle bone found in birds which is shaped like the letter Y. * The same clavicle bone as a lucky charm. * Wishbone (TV series), an educational children s television show …

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  • 110Banks dory — The Banks dory, also known as the Grand Banks dory, is a small, open, narrow flat bottomed, slab sided boat with a very narrow transom. It was first used for fishing off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland after the 1850 s. Chapelle, page 85] The… …

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  • 111Zeila — Infobox Settlement official name = Zeila other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = motto = imagesize = 300px image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem type = blank… …

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  • 112Another Place — is a piece of modern sculpture by Antony Gormley.Now permanently erected on Crosby Beach, England, it was due to be moved to New York, United States in November 2006, but there was a controversial proposal to retain the work at Crosby. It was… …

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  • 113Ancient technology — See Ancient technology in Stargate for the technology of the aliens known as the Ancients in the fictional Stargate universe .During the growth of the ancient civilizations, ancient technology was the result from advances in engineering in… …

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  • 114Heart's Content, Newfoundland and Labrador — Infobox Settlement official name = Heart s Content other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = Town motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = city logo = citylogo size = pushpin… …

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  • 115Prehistory of Australia — The prehistory of Australia is the period between the first human habitation of the Australian continent and the first definitive sighting of Australia by Europeans in 1606, which may be taken as the beginning of the recent history of Australia.… …

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  • 116Vasona Park — Lake Vasona Park, formerly Vasona Lake County Park, is a park located in Los Gatos, California and part of the Santa Clara County Parks system. Adjacent Oak Meadow Park is owned by the Town of Los Gatos. Vasona Park surrounds Vasona Reservoir,… …

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  • 117Lug — or LUG (see also LUG) can refer to:Places* Lug (Beočin), a village in Serbia * Lug, Germany, a municipality in Germany * Lug (Tomislavgrad), a Croatian village in HerzegovinaMythology* Lug (deity), later spelled Lugh , an ancient god in Irish… …

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  • 118Margaret Haughery — Statue commemorating Margaret in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans Margaret Haughery (1813–1882) was a philanthropist known as the mother of the orphans .[1] She opened up four orphanages in the New Orleans area in the 19th century. Many… …

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  • 119William A. Baker — William Avery Baker (born in New Britain, Connecticut on 21 October 1911 died 9 September 1981) was a distinguished naval architect of replica historic ships and a maritime historian, who was curator of the Francis Russell Hart Nautical Museum at …

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  • 120Edward Burgess — (1848 91) was an American yacht designer, born June 30, 1848 in West Sandwich, Massachusetts.Edward is fifth son of Benjamin Franklin Burgess (1818 1876) and Cordelia Williams Ellis(1821 1876). The Burgess family were merchants who made their… …

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