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1) ancon. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...used in classical architecture to carry the upper elements of a cornice; a console. Latin ancon, from Greek ankon, elbow....

2) Tacna-Arica Controversy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) , 1883-1929, dispute between Chile and Peru. It arose from provisions of the Treaty of Ancon (1883), which ended the War of the Pacific (see Pacific, War of...

3) Punta Maria Aguilar. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...prov., central Cuba, on Caribbean Sea, and 6 mi/9.7 km SSW of Trinidad; 21°45'N 80°02'W. Ancon tourist hotel 3 mi/4.8 km E....

4) Iglesias, Miguel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...supported by Chile, assumed the presidency and accepted the harsh terms of the Treaty of Ancon (1883). Many Peruvians refused to acknowledge him as president, and...

5) 342. Land. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...coast; loom of the land; derelict; innings; reclamation, made land, alluvium, alluvion; ancon [S. W. U. S.]. REGION [See Region]; home, fatherland (abode) [See Abode]....

6) Panama Canal Zone. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...part of Panama prov. Cristobal, Balboa (Caribbean and Pacific ports, respectively), and Ancon are the chief towns....

7) I. Variation under Domestication. Principles of Selection Anciently Followed, and Their Effects. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. Origin of Species. The Harvard Classics
...it has probably been with the turnspit dog; and this is known to have been the case with the ancon sheep. But when we compare the dray horse and race horse, the dromedary...

8) Pacific, War of the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...fought a guerrilla campaign, Peru and Bolivia were thoroughly vanquished. The Treaty of Ancon (Oct., 1883) restored peace between Peru and Chile; a truce at Valparaiso...

9) 1859. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...Gen. Miguel Iglesias (1830-1909) as president of Peru. Iglesias signed the Treaty of Ancon, by which Chile gained Tarapaca from Peru, and Tacna and Arica for ten...

10) 6. Peru. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...resistance. 12 1883, Oct. 20 The government of Miguel Iglesias signed the Treaty of Ancon, ceding the nitrate territories to Chile. It also specified that Tacna and...

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