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11) barn. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The barn is approximately the size of the geometric cross section of an atomic nucleus; the term was coined because an effective cross section that large would present...

12) hassium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Situated in group VIII of the periodic table, it is expected to have properties similar to those of osmium. 1In 1984 a German research team led by P. Armbruster and...

13) Ferdinand II, king of the Two Sicilies. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ferdinand II, king of the Two Sicilies, 1810-59, king of the Two Sicilies (1830-59), son and successor of Francis I. Although initially he sought to improve the wretched...

14) Rodgers, John, 1812-82, American naval officer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American naval officer, 1812-82, American naval officer, b. Harford co., Md.; son of John Rodgers. He became (1828) a midshipman and saw varied service. He conducted...

15) Walcheren. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...North Sea at the entrance to the Scheldt estuary. Middelburg is the chief city and is also the capital of Zeeland prov. Vlissingen is also important. Dunes line the...

16) Halsey, William Frederick, Jr. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...World War II he led (Jan., 1942) a spectacular carrier raid against the Marshall Islands and Gilbert Islands, and during the campaign in the Solomon Islands he assumed...

17) Dieppe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Arques River on the English Channel. It is a fishing and commercial port, a manufacturing center of products ranging from ships to telephones, and a beach resort....

18) Duguay-Trouin, Rene. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French privateer and naval officer. A member of a Breton family of shipowners, he became (1689) a privateer and was given command of a vessel in 1691. His bravery,...

19) Monte Cassino. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Situated on a hill (1,674 ft/510 m) overlooking Cassino, it was founded c.529 by St. Benedict of Nursia, whose rule became that of all Benedictine houses in the world....

20) Oostende. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Oostende is also an industrial and rail center, as well as a seaside resort. It has a ferry terminal that connects the city with England. Manufactures include processed...

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