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11) Avalon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Avalon, (av´lon) (KEY) , in Celtic mythology, the blissful otherworld of the dead. In medieval romance it was the island to which the mortally wounded King Arthur...

12) avocado. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...avocado, (a´vka´do, av´-) (KEY) , tropical American broad-leaved evergreen tree of the genus Persea of the family Lauraceae (laurel family). The fruit, called avocado,...

13) avoirdupois weights. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...avoirdupois weights, (av´rdpoiz´) (KEY) : see English units of measurement....

14) avatar. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...avatar (AV-uh-tahr) In Hinduism, a god made visibly present, especially in a human form. The Buddha is considered an avatar of the god Vishnu. 1 By extension, an...

15) avalanche. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...snow or rock, down a mountainside. 2. A massive or overwhelming amount; a flood: received an avalanche of mail. Inflected forms: avˇaˇlanched, avˇaˇlanchˇing, avˇaˇlanchˇes...

16) Haver-Cakes. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Oaten cakes (Scandinavian, hafre; German, hafer; Latin, av na, oats). 1...

17) Authorized Version. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...abbr. AV See King James Bible....

18) avenue. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. abbr. Ave. or Av. A wide street or thoroughfare. 2a. A broad roadway lined with trees. b. Chiefly British The drive leading from the main road up to a country...

19) Ab. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Variant of Av....

20) avoirdupois. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. abbr. av. or avdp. Avoirdupois weight. 2. Informal Weight or heaviness, especially of a person. Middle English avoir de pois, commodities sold by weight, alteration...

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