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1) brigandage. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Social and political demoralization, economic or political oppression, and racial or religious antagonisms may give rise to brigandage, especially if the area provides...

2) bandit. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bandit, see brigandage....

3) Louis VI, king of France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Louis VI, king of France, (Louis the Fat), 1081-1137, king of France (1108-37). He succeeded his father, Philip I, with whom he was associated in government from...

4) Waziristan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West Frontier Province, Pakistan, on the Afghanistan border. An extremely arid and mountainous region, it is divided into N Waziristan, inhabited by farming Wazir...

5) Lateran Council, Third. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lateran Council, Third, 1179, 11th ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church. It was convened at the Lateran Palace, Rome, by Pope Alexander III after the Peace...

6) Khiva, khanate of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Khiva (Khwarazm or Khorezm) oasis along the Amu Darya River. The khanate lay S of the Aral Sea and included large areas of the Kyzyl Kum and Kara Kum deserts. Founded...

7) Rob Roy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Scottish freebooter, whose real name was Robert MacGregor. He is remembered chiefly as he figures in Sir Walter Scott's novel Rob Roy (1818). Deprived of their estates...

8) Zapata, Emiliano. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mexican revolutionary, b. Morelos. Zapata was of almost pure native descent. A tenant farmer, he occupied a social position between the peon and the ranchero, but...

9) Italy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian Republic, republic (1995 est. pop. 58,262,000), 116,303 sq mi (301,225 sq km), S Europe. It borders on France in the northwest, the Ligurian Sea and the Tyrrhenian...

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