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date of Allied victory in Europe, World War II 8 May 1945 , V-E Day
tall timber tree of central and southern Europe having a regular crown and grey bark Abies alba , Christmas tree , European silver fir
tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States Abutilon theophrasti , butter-print , China jute , Indian mallow , velvet-leaf , velvetleaf , velvetweed
any of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads achillea
poisonous herb native to northern Europe having hooded blue-purple flowers; the dried leaves and roots yield aconite Aconitum napellus , helmet flower , helmetflower , monkshood
extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others co Adapid , Adapid group
mat-forming lithophytic or terrestrial fern with creeping rootstocks and large pinnatifid fronds found throughout North America and Europe and Africa and east Asia adder's fern , common polypody , golden maidenhair , golden polypody , Polypodium vulgare , sweet fern , wall fern
deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia Aesculus , genus Aesculus
second largest continent; located south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean Africa
low-growing annual with yellow flowers dotted red; faintly aromatic of pine resin; Europe, British Isles and North Africa Ajuga chamaepitys , ground pine , yellow bugle
upright rhizomatous perennial with bright blue flowers; southern Europe Ajuga genevensis , blue bugle , erect bugle
Islamic terrorist cell that originated in Jordan but operates in Germany; goal is to attack Europe and Russia with chemical weapons al-Tawhid , Al Tawhid , Divine Unity
republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula Albania , Republic of Albania
large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America Alces alces , elk , European elk , moose
small tree common in Europe alder buckthorn , alder dogwood , Rhamnus frangula
floating aquatic carnivorous perennial of central and southern Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia having whorls of 6 to 9 leaves ending in hinged lobes for capturing e.g. water fleas Aldrovanda vesiculosa , waterwheel plant
of mountainous areas of southern Europe Alectoris graeca , Greek partridge , rock partridge
bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves Allium sativum , garlic
native to Europe but introduced in America Alnus incana , gray alder , grey alder
shrub of mountainous areas of Europe Alnus veridis , green alder
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