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  • well-known species of Secale cereale, a grass which probably is from western Asia. It closely resembles and is related to wheat. It is a hardy grain and
    775 bytes (125 words) - 09:46, 20 December 2006
  • the British Isles, and a native of Europe, north Africa and north and western Asia. It has smooth spreading branches, blunt oblong leaves and small bright
    277 bytes (62 words) - 14:50, 29 April 2016
  • South-western Asia, and more particularly in the Tigris-Euphrates valley, as the Biblical tradition of Genesis seems to indicate, or rather in Central Asia
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  • politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Africa and Greece at that time. Although not a fully impartial
    1 KB (51 words) - 08:05, 17 January 2016
  • The New Student's Reference Work (1914) Asia 82135The New Student's Reference Work (1914) — Asia Asia (ā' shĭ-ȧ), is the largest continent of
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  • the first Assyrian empire. He spread the dominion of Assyria over all western Asia, from Elam to the Mediterranean and from the Armenian Mountains to the
    4 KB (702 words) - 08:31, 21 February 2007
  • sent to Kings Amenhotep III and Amenhotep IV of Egypt, by rulers of Western Asia (Babylonia, Assyria, Mittani) and provincial governors of Amurru (Northern
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  • shrubs belonging to the natural order Leguminosae, and natives of Europe, western Asia and North Africa. Three are native in Britain. G. anglica is the needle-furze
    840 bytes (122 words) - 12:12, 4 June 2013
  • 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Afium-kara-hissar (category EB1911:Cities:Asia:Turkey)
    From its situation on the route of the caravans between Smyrna and western Asia on the one hand, and Armenia, Georgia, &c., on the other, the city became
    309 bytes (231 words) - 23:27, 21 February 2016
  • its superior nasal bristles upturned vertically) also occur in south-western Asia, while the third (C. leptonyx or C. tingitanus, a smaller species characterized
    3 KB (476 words) - 18:30, 23 March 2013
  • His youth was passed in the troublous times of the Mongol advance into western Asia, and his father eventually retired to Antioch, where Bar-Hebraeus completed
    333 bytes (637 words) - 03:05, 2 August 2015
  • 2:18). It is by far the largest and most important of all the rivers of Western Asia. From its source in the Armenian mountains to the Persian Gulf, into
    2 KB (549 words) - 21:55, 13 August 2008
  • beneficial to the gardener.  A starling inhabiting the steppes and plains of Western Asia devours so many locusts that it is called the locust bird.  The ox-pecker
    1 KB (158 words) - 21:36, 9 February 2007
  • " The situation of this city is said to be the most beautiful of all Western Asia. It is mentioned among the conquests of the Egyptian king Thothmes III
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  • conditions having existed from time immemorial in the major part of western Asia, and still existing, caravans always have been the principal means for
    285 bytes (1,402 words) - 06:12, 9 November 2015
  • studied the cuneiform inscriptions, and pub. The Cuneiform Inscriptions of Western Asia (1861-80), Outlines of the History of Assyria (1852). He deciphered most
    735 bytes (88 words) - 21:27, 21 November 2009
  • proverbial. It is an inhabitant of nearly all Europe, as well as of western Asia and northern Africa, Other species are the black or silver gray, the
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  • PENNYROYAL (Mentha pulegium), a species of mint, a native of Europe and western Asia, abundant in England and in some parts of Ireland, not found wild in
    874 bytes (118 words) - 21:36, 5 January 2014
  • — AssyriaGeorge Reynolds ASSYRIA. A great and powerful country in western Asia, whose capital was Nineveh. It derived its name apparently from Asshur
    332 bytes (57 words) - 11:49, 21 August 2015
  • Mormon — MedesGeorge Reynolds MEDES. The people of Medea, a country of western Asia, lying to the northwest of Persia. The name occurs but once in the Book
    332 bytes (58 words) - 12:13, 21 August 2015

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