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1) Young Women's Christian Association. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Young Women s Christian Association, (YWCA), organization whose stated mission is "to empower women and girls and to eliminate racism." The movement is nondenominational....

2) apprenticeship. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The practice was known in ancient Babylon, Egypt, Greece, and Rome, as well as in modern Europe and to some extent in the United States. Typically, in medieval Europe,...

3) mummy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The word is of Arabic derivation and refers primarily to the burials found in Egypt, where the practice of mummification was perfected over the centuries to an extreme...

4) Eskimo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bering Sea to Greenland and the Chukchi Peninsula in NE Siberia. A number of distinct groups, based on differences in patterns of resource exploitation, are commonly...

5) Natives, North American. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...North American, peoples who occupied North America before the arrival of the Europeans in the 15th cent. They have long been known as Indians because of the belief...

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