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1) Junin, city, Argentina. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...There are important railroad repair shops. Its fishing industry has developed gradually. Junin began as a frontier fort (est. 1827) during the struggle against the...

2) Junin, village, Peru. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Simon Bolivar, aided by Antonio Jose de Sucre, defeated the Spanish general Jose Canterac in the first important battle leading to Peruvian independence. The surrounding...

3) Huancayo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One of Peru's major commercial and agricultural centers, it markets and ships the wheat, corn, potatoes, and barley grown in the surrounding area. Silver and copper...

4) Olmedo, Jose Joaquin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ecuadorian statesman and poet. An ambassador to Paris and London after Ecuador's independence, Olmedo gained renown for his ode La Victoria de Junin [the victory...

5) Santa Cruz, Andres. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spain and, as Bolivar's chief of staff, participated in the decisive liberating battles of Junin and Ayacucho. To achieve his one great aim of a Peru-Bolivia confederation,...

6) Sucre, Antonio Jose de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South American revolutionist, b. Cumana, Venezuela. He joined (1811) the forces fighting for independence from Spain and rose to be the chief lieutenant of Simon...

7) hemorrhagic fever. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bleeding occurs in the form of leakage from capillaries in the internal organs and the skin and mucous membranes. The causative viruses may be transmitted to humans...

8) Bolivar, Simon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South American revolutionary who led independence wars in the present nations of Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. 1 Early Life and SetbacksBorn...

9) Spanish American literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish American literature, the writings of both the European explorers of Spanish America and its later inhabitants. 1See also Spanish literature; Portuguese literature;...

10) Peru, country, South America. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic of Peru, republic (1995 est. pop. 24,087,000), 496,220 sq mi (1,285,210 sq km), W South America. It borders on the Pacific Ocean in the west, on Ecuador...

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