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1) spectacle bird. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...spectacle bird, see white-eye....

2) bullfighting. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Called the corrida de toros in Spanish, the bullfight takes place in a large outdoor arena known as the plaza de toros. The object is for one of the bullfighters...

3) pageant. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The pageant was built on wheels and consisted of two rooms, the lower one being used as a dressing room and the upper used as a stage. The word also referred to the...

4) masque. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...England in the first half of the 17th cent. The masque developed from the early 16th-century disguising, or mummery, in which disguised guests bearing presents would...

5) Shoshone Falls. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Shoshone Falls, 212 ft (65 m) high, flowing over a rim 900 ft (274 m) wide in the Snake River, S Idaho. Once a great spectacle, the falls have been reduced by irrigation...

6) Capa, Robert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American photographer of war, b. Hungary. From the early 1930s, Capa recorded with profound concern the spectacle of humanity caught in war. In 1936 he covered the...

7) dumb show. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Elizabethan works, from the middle of the 16th cent. well into the 17th cent. Whether presented as a spectacle, with music, or as a masque with the players as allegorical...

8) De Mille, Cecil B. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American movie director and producer, b. Ashfield, Mass. In 1913, together with Samuel Goldwyn, he made the first feature-length film in Hollywood, The Squaw Man....

9) white-eye. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The members of Zosteropidae, with the exception of a few species, are marked by a ring of tiny, white feathers surrounding the eye and are also known as silvereyes...

10) Prevert, Jacques. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One of the most popular of 20th-century French writers, Prevert produced poetry ranging from the humorous to the satiric to the melancholy. Many of his poems and...

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