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1) Geronimo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chiricahua group of the Apaches, b. Arizona. As a youth he participated in the forays of Cochise, Victorio, and other Apache leaders. When the Chiricahua Reservation...

2) Cardano, Geronimo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian physician and mathematician. His works on arithmetic and algebra established his reputation. Barred from official status as a physician because of his illegitimate...

3) Feyjoo y Montenegro, Benito Geronimo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish Benedictine scholar and critic, abbot at Oviedo, Asturias. Feyjoo led in bringing the Enlightenment to Spain. In his social and political ideas, in philosophy,...

4) Pershing, John Joseph. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American army officer and commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I, b. Linn co., Mo. After graduating (1886) from West Point he served...

5) Taos, pueblo, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...United States, pueblo (1990 pop. 1,187), Taos co., N N.Mex., on a branch of the Rio Grande. The inhabitants, Pueblo of the Tanoan linguistic family, raise grain and...

6) Tartaglia, Niccolo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian engineer and mathematician. Largely self-educated, he taught mathematics at Verona, Brescia, and Venice. A pioneer in applying mathematics to artillery, he...

7) Crook, George. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...During the Civil War, Crook commanded a regiment of Ohio volunteers as colonel. After the war he operated so successfully against the Paiute and Snake in Idaho and...

8) Amati. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian family of violinmakers of Cremona. The founder of the Cremona school was Andrea Amati (c.1520-c.1578), whose earliest violins date from c.1564. His labels...

9) Coolidge Dam. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Coolidge Dam, 249 ft (76 m) high, 920 ft (280 m) long, on the Gila River, SE Ariz.; built 1927-28. It irrigates c.100,000 acres (40,470 hectares), half of which are...

10) Fort Bliss. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Zachary Taylor's adjutant in the Mexican War. Originally strategically located near the only ice-free pass through the Rocky Mts., it guarded the U.S.-Mexican border...

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