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1) greenhouse. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greenhouses have long been used for holding plants over cold seasons and for growing tropical plants and less hardy fruits, but only in this century has the greenhouse...

2) fiberglass. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fiberglass is strong, durable, and impervious to many caustics and to extreme temperatures. For those qualities, fabrics woven from the glass threads are widely used...

3) Selim I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ottoman sultan (1512-20). He ascended the throne of the Ottoman Empire by forcing the abdication of his father, Beyazid II, and by killing his brothers. A religious...

4) Maloyaroslavets. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...European Russia, on the Luzh River. In Oct., 1812, Russian forces in the city barred the road to Kaluga against Napoleon's retreating army, forcing it to retreat...

5) Tubman, Harriet. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American abolitionist, b. Dorchester co., Md. A slave, she escaped in 1849 and became one of the most successful "conductors" on the Underground Railroad. She led...

6) Gallipoli campaign. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gallipoli campaign, 1915, Allied expedition in World War I for the purpose of gaining control of the Dardanelles and Bosporus straits, capturing Constantinople, and...

7) Vicksburg campaign. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vicksburg campaign, in the American Civil War, the fighting (Nov., 1862-July, 1863) for control of the Mississippi River. The Union wanted such control in order to...

8) Karlowitz, Treaty of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ottoman Empire on the one side and Austria, Poland, and Venice on the other. The preceding war (1683-97) had resulted in the Ottoman defeat in 1697, thereby forcing...

9) Memel Territory. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...East Prussia situated on the east coast of the Baltic Sea and the right (northern) bank of the Neman River. In 1919 the Treaty of Versailles placed the district,...

10) Nicholas, Russian grand duke. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russian grand duke and army officer; first cousin of Czar Alexander III and grandson of Czar Nicholas I. He served in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78. During the...

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