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1) Albuquerque, Afonso de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Portuguese admiral, the effective founder of the Portuguese Empire in the East. He first went to India in 1503, and in 1506 he set out for India again, to assume...

2) Albuquerque. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The largest city in the state, it is the commercial, industrial, and transportation center for a rich timber, livestock, and farm area. It has lumber mills, food-processing...

3) Mouzinho de Albuquerque, Joaquim. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Portuguese military commander and administrator in Mozambique. As governor of the district of Gaza, he played a large part in suppressing the rebellion of the native...

4) Unser, Al. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American automobile racing driver, b. Albuquerque, N.Mex. In three decades (1964-94) under the aegis of the United States Auto Club (later Championship Auto Racing...

5) New Mexico. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...New Mexico, state in the SW United States. At its northwestern corner are the so-called Four Corners, where Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet at right...

6) New Mexico, University of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...New Mexico, University of, main campus at Albuquerque; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1889, opened 1892. It maintains graduate centers at Los Alamos and...

7) Muscat. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Portuguese Afonso de Albuquerque in 1508 and kept by Portugal until 1648. Persian princes held it until 1741, when it became the capital of Oman. Dates, dried fish,...

8) Magellan, Ferdinand. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fernao de Magalhaes, Span. Fernando de Magallanes, c.1480-1521, Portuguese navigator. Born of a noble family, he was reared as a page in the royal household. He served...

9) Rio Grande, river, United States and Mexico. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Texas and Mexico, making a big bend (see Big Bend National Park), and eventually emptying into the Gulf of Mexico at Brownsville, Tex., and Matamoros, Mex. Other...

10) Cunha, Tristao da. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...His most important voyage was undertaken in 1506, when he set out with 15 ships for India. He discovered three volcanic islands in the S Atlantic, one of which is...

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