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1) entrepreneur. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...entrepreneur (ahn-truh-pruh-NUR, ahn-truh-pruh-NOOR) One who starts a business or other venture that promises economic gain but that also entails risks. 1...

2) Orleans, Ile d'. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Orleans, Ile d' (dor-lai-AHN, eel) or Orleans Island (or-lai-AHN), 20 mi/32 km long and 5 mi/8 km wide, S Que., Canada, in the St. Lawrence NE of Que. It is connected...

3) en masse. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...en masse (ahn MAS) A French phrase meaning in a large body : The protestors left en masse for the White House. 1...

4) Rwanda. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Rwanda (roo-AHN-duh) Republic in central Africa bordered by Uganda to the north, Democratic Republic of Congo to the west, Burundi on the south, and Tanzania on the...

5) Myanmar. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Myanmar (MYAHN-mahr, meye-AHN-mahr) The official name for Burma since 1989. 1...

6) Sadat, Anwar. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Sadat, Anwar (AHN-wahr suh-DAHT, suh-DAT) An Egyptian political leader of the twentieth century. He succeeded Gamal Abdel Nasser as president of Egypt on Nasser s...

7) Mondrian, Piet. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Mondrian, Piet (MAWN-dree-ahn) A Dutch-born twentieth-century artist known for his geometric paintings characterized by perpendicular lines and planes of pure primary...

8) double-entendre. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...double-entendre (dub-uhl-ahn-TAHN-druh; dooh-blahnn-TAHNN-druh) A word or expression that has two different meanings (in French, double-entendre means double meaning...

9) enfant terrible. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...enfant terrible (ahn-FAHN te-REE-bluh) A person who stirs things up in an irresponsible or indiscreet way or has unconventional ideas: Doctor Hill keeps writing articles...

10) Tiananmen Square. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Tiananmen Square (TYAHN-ahn-MEN) Location in Beijing of prodemocracy demonstrations that were brutally suppressed in 1989 by troops loyal to the communist regime...

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