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1) kata. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. kata or kaˇtas A system of basic body positioning and movement excercises, as in karate or judo. Japanese, style, traditional form....

2) Catania. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Catania, (kata´nya) (KEY) , city (1991 pop. 333,075), capital of Catania prov., E Sicily, Italy, on the Gulf of Catania, an arm of the Ionian Sea, and at the foot...

3) Popocatepetl. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Popocatépetl, (popkat´petl, popo´kata´ptl) (KEY) [Aztec,=smoking mountain], volcano, 17,887 ft (5,452 m) high, in the Cordillera de Anahuac, central Mexico, on the...

4) cata-. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Down: catadromous. 2. Reverse; backward; degenerative: cataplasia. Greek kata-, from kata, down, downwards, thoroughly. See kat- in Appendix I....

5) Caetano, Marcello. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Caetano, Marcello, (mrse´loo kata´noo) (KEY) , 1906-80, Portuguese lawyer and statesman. He received a doctorate in law (1931) from the Univ. of Lisbon, where he...

6) catamenia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See menses. Greek katamnia, from neuter pl. of katamnios, monthly : kata-, according to, per; see cata- + mn, month; see m-2 in Appendix I.cataˇmeniˇal -ADJECTIVE...

7) Catena, Vincenzo di Biagio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Catena, Vincenzo di Biagio, (venchen´tso de bya´jo kata´na) (KEY) , c.1470-1531, Venetian painter. His early work, reflecting the influence of Giovanni Bellini, includes...

8) Catas'trophe (4 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of a drama is always a "turning upside down" of the beginning of the plot. (Greek, kata-strepho.) 1...

9) katakana. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...kana used for writing foreign words or official documents, such as telegrams. Japanese : kata, one + kana, kana; see kana....

10) cataplasm. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Middle English cathaplasmaFrench cataplasme, both from Latin cataplasma, from Greek kataplasma, from kataplassein, to plaster over : kata-, down, onto, over; see...

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