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1) addax. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...addax, (ad´aks) (KEY) , large, desert-dwelling antelope. It is a single species, Addax nasomaculatus. The addax is yellowish-white in color, has a brown mane and...

2) Cossacks. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cossacks, (kos´aks, -ks) (KEY) , Rus. Kazaki, Ukr. Kozaky, peasant-soldiers in Ukraine and in several regions of the former Russian Empire who, until 1918, held certain...

3) pneumothorax. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...pneumothorax, (noomothor´aks) (KEY) , collapse of a lung with escape of air into the pleural cavity between the lung and the chest wall. The cause may be traumatic...

4) thorax. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...thorax (THAWR-aks) The part of the body between the neck and diaphragm; the chest. 1...

5) Cossacks. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Cossacks (KOS-aks) A people in southern Russia who became aggressive warriors during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In place of taxes, they supplied the...

6) Axtell. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Axtell (AKS-tel), village (1990 pop. 707), Kearney co., S Nebr., 10 mi/16 km W of Minden; 40°28'N 99°07'W. Grain....

7) Axtell. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Axtell (AKS-tuhl), village (1990 pop. 432), Marshall co., NE Kansas, 20 mi/32 km E of Marysville; 39°52'N 96°15'W. In corn and wheat area....

8) Oswegatchie River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Oswegatchie River (aks-wugh-GAH-chee), c.150 mi/241 km long, N N.Y.; rises in small lakes of the W Adirondacks; flows N, entering and issuing from Cranberry L., thence...

9) Dayak. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. Dayak or Dayˇaks also Dyak or Dyˇaks1. A member of any of various Indonesian peoples inhabiting Borneo. 2. The language of the Dayak. Dayak Daya,...

10) ax, axe. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...name; Americans generally use ax, the British axe, and both use a plural axes, pronounced AKS-iz. See SPELLING (1). 1...

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