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1) income tax. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Although personal incomes were occasionally taxed in medieval Italian cities, the income tax is essentially a modern form of taxation. The first important income...

2) gypsum. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Plaster of Paris, a fine white powder, is produced by heating gypsum to expel the water. If this powder is moistened and then allowed to dry, it becomes hard, or...

3) stadium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek cities where footraces and other athletic contests took place. The name is the Latin form of the Greek word for a standard of length and originally referred...

4) Frederick William IV. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Frederick William IV, 1795-1861, king of Prussia (1840-61), son and successor of Frederick William III. A romanticist and a mystic, he conceived vague schemes of...

5) memory, in psychology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Two major recognized types of long-term memory are procedural memory, involving the recall of learned skills, and declarative memory, the remembrance of specific...

6) calcium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Calcium is a malleable, ductile, silver-white, relatively soft metal with face-centered, cubic crystalline structure. Chemically it resembles strontium and barium;...

7) urinary system. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...They are bean-shaped, about 4 in. (10 cm) long and about 21/2 in. (6.4 cm) wide. Their purpose is to separate urea, mineral salts, toxins, and other waste products...

8) Dublin, city, Republic of Ireland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic of Ireland, Irish Baile Atha Cliath, county borough (1991 pop. 915,516), Leinster, capital of the Republic of Ireland, on Dublin Bay at the mouth of the...

9) heart, in anatomy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The rhythmic beating of the heart is a ceaseless activity, lasting from before birth to the end of life. 1 Anatomy and FunctionThe human heart is a pear-shaped structure...

10) Parliament. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Over the centuries it has become more than a legislative body; it is the sovereign power of Great Britain, whereas...

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