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1) Fossey, Dian. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fossey, Dian, (fo´se, fos´e) (KEY) , 1932-85, American zoologist, b. San Francisco, who lived and worked with the mountain gorillas of central Africa, adding immeasurably...

2) Dian's Worshippers. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Midnight revellers. So called because they return home by moonlight. Dian means the moon. 1...

3) Dian'a (3 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The temple of Diana at Eph esus, built by Dinoch r s, was set on fire by Heros tratos, for the sake of perpetuating his name. The Ionians decreed that any one who...

4) 54325. Smith, Dian G. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...the appropriate response to differences should be interest rather than revulsion. ATTRIBUTION:Dian G. Smith (20th century), U.S. writer. Parents' Guide to Raising...

5) Me'dian Apples. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Pome-citrons. 1...

6) Rho'dian Law. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The earliest system of marine law known to history; compiled by the Rhodians about 900 B.C. 1...

7) Woodwar'dian Professor. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The professor of geology in the University of Cambridge. This professorship was founded in 1727 by Dr. Woodward. 1...

8) Burgun'dian. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A Burgundian blow, i.e. decapitation. The Duc de Biron, who was put to death for treason by Henri IV., was told in his youth, by a fortune-teller, "to beware of a...

9) Esplan'dian. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Son of Am adis and Oria na. He is the hero of Montalvo s continuation of Amadis, called The Fifth Book. 1...

10) Arca'dian. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A shepherd, a fancy farmer; so called because the Arcadians were a pastoral people, and hence pastoral poetry is called Arca dic. 1 An Arcadian youth. A dunce or...

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