nol' ij, n.
(1) familiarity, understanding, or information
gained by study or experience; (2) the body of truths or
facts accumulated in the course of time
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can be easily recognized in flight, even from a
distance, thanks to its large head, long,
pointed, narrow wings, and forked tail. If there
is any doubt about the bird's identity, a view
that includes the bright red gular sac and white
bill (of the male) will confirm that it is a
and Caicos Islands
Location two island
groups southeast of The Bahamas and north of
Haiti. Total Area 366 sq mi. Population
Grand Turk (Cockburn Town). Form of
Government overseas territory of the United
Kingdom. Origin of Name the Turk's Head
Cactus and the Spanish word for keys.
Mustafa Kemal served in the Ottoman Army during
World War I. Following the defeat of the Ottoman
Empire in that war, he led the Turkish National
Movement during the Turkish War of Independence.
He became President of the Turkish Republic upon
its proclamation in 1923, and served as such
until his death in 1938. In 1934 the National
Assembly confered upon him the surname Ataturk,
meaning "Father of the Turks."
Local Official Name Ratcha Anachak Thai.
Area 198,117 sq mi. Population
67,976,405. Capital Bangkok.
Located on a rocky islet at the eastern end of
Lake Geneva, Chillon Castle was built to control
the road from Burgundy to the Great Saint Bernard
Pass. The first written account of Chillon Castle
dates to about 1160, when the region came under
the control of the Savoy family.
The second highest waterfall in Switzerland, Staubbach drops almost 1,000 feet from a
hanging valley. It is fed by a small river of the
same name, which itself is fed by melting snow
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