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1) bus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Paris in 1662 by Blaise Pascal and his associates, but it remained in operation for only a few years. The omnibus reappeared c.1812 in Bordeaux, France, and afterward...

2) Basra. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Arabic al Basrah, city (1987 pop. 406,296), SE Iraq, on the Shatt al Arab. Basra is Iraq's second largest city and principal port. Its commercially advantageous location,...

3) bustard. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Various species are found throughout the arid regions of Africa, Asia, Australia, and S Europe. Bustards range in length from 141/2 to 52 in. (37-132 cm) and include...

4) Bhaskara. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Indian mathematician and astronomer. According to the custom, he put his learned treatises into verse, adding, however, explanations in prose. His work Siddhantasiromani...

5) omnibus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...omnibus, see bus....

6) Pourbus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pieter Pourbus, 1510-84, painted portraits and religious subjects. His Last Judgment is in the Bruges Museum; the Metropolitan Museum has his Portrait of a Young...

7) Bustamante, Sir Alexander. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The son of an Irish father and a Jamaican mother, he was adopted and taken to Spain as a child. He joined the Spanish army, then traveled extensively, working at...

8) Abernathy, Ralph. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American civil-rights leader, b. Linden, Ala. A Baptist minister, he helped Martin Luther King, Jr., organize the Montgomery bus boycott (1955). He was treasurer,...

9) Parks, Rosa Lee. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rosa Lee, 1913-, American civil-rights activist, b. Tuskegee, Ala. A seamstress and long-time member of the Montgomery, Ala., chapter of the National Association...

10) franchise. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Franchises may not be revoked without the consent of the grantee unless so stipulated in the contract. They may, however, be forfeited by the grantee's violation...

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