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  • 61 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 62 Greyhawk — This article is about the role playing game setting. For other uses, see Greyhawk (disambiguation). Greyhawk Designer(s) Gary Gygax Publisher(s) TSR, Inc. Wizards of the Coast Publication date …

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  • 63 Triple Goddess (Neopaganism) — This article discusses the Maiden, Mother, Crone goddess triad of certain forms of Neopaganism. See triple goddesses for other uses. The Triple Goddess is the subject of much of the writing of Robert Graves, and has been adopted by some neopagans …

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  • 64 Iranian religion — Introduction       diverse beliefs and practices of the culturally and linguistically related group of ancient peoples who inhabited the Iranian Plateau and its borderlands, as well as areas of Central Asia from the Black Sea to Khotan (modern Ho …

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  • 65 Monotheism — Monotheist redirects here. For the Celtic Frost album, see Monotheist (album). Part of a series on God …

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  • 66 Creation — • Like other words of the same ending, the term creation signifies both an action and the object or effect thereof. Thus, in the latter sense, we speak of the kingdoms of creation , the whole creation , and so on Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …

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  • 67 Pandeism — This article is about a synthesis of deism and pantheism. For other uses, see Pandeism (disambiguation). Part of a series on God …

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  • 68 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 69 painting — /payn ting/, n. 1. a picture or design executed in paints. 2. the act, art, or work of a person who paints. 3. the works of art painted in a particular manner, place, or period: a book on Flemish painting. 4. an instance of covering a surface… …

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  • 70 Hellenistic religion — Introduction       any of the various systems of beliefs and practices of eastern Mediterranean peoples from 300 BC to AD 300.       The period of Hellenistic influence, when taken as a whole, constitutes one of the most creative periods in the… …

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  • 71 Islāmic world — Introduction  prehistory and history of the Islamic community.       Adherence to Islām is a global phenomenon: Muslims predominate in some 30 to 40 countries, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and along a belt that stretches across northern… …

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  • 72 Giant deities — In many campaign settings for the Dungeons Dragons fantasy role playing game, the giantish pantheon of gods consists of the leader, Annam, as well as Diancastra, Grolantor, Hiatea, Iallanis, Karontor, Memnor, Skoraeus Stonebones, and Stronmaus.… …

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  • 73 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

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  • 74 mysticism — /mis teuh siz euhm/, n. 1. the beliefs, ideas, or mode of thought of mystics. 2. a doctrine of an immediate spiritual intuition of truths believed to transcend ordinary understanding, or of a direct, intimate union of the soul with God through… …

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  • 75 Buddhism — Buddhist, n., adj. Buddhistic, Buddhistical, adj. Buddhistically, adv. /booh diz euhm, bood iz /, n. a religion, originated in India by Buddha (Gautama) and later spreading to China, Burma, Japan, Tibet, and parts of southeast Asia, holding that… …

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  • 76 Religion — • The voluntary subjection of oneself to God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religion     Religion     † …

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  • 77 Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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  • 78 Vajrayana — Part of a series on Tibetan Buddhism …

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  • 79 sacrifice — sacrificeable, adj. sacrificer, n. /sak reuh fuys /, n., v., sacrificed, sacrificing. n. 1. the offering of animal, plant, or human life or of some material possession to a deity, as in propitiation or homage. 2. the person, animal, or thing so… …

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  • 80 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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