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wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero Agrippina , Agrippina the Younger
Ismaili caliph of Egypt who declared himself an incarnation of God and founded the Druze religious sect (985-1021) Al-hakim
Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336) Arius
legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent bankruptcy
pope who declared that Catholic princes are subject to the pope in temporal as well as in theological matters (1235-1303) Benedetto Caetani , Boniface VIII
either of two wars: the first when the Boers fought England in order to regain the independence they had given up to obtain British help against the Zulus (1880-1881); the second when the Orange Free State and Transvaal declared war on Britain (1899-1902) Boer War
autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim repub Chechenia , Chechen Republic , Chechnya
(Christianity) any of about 70 theologians in the period from the 2nd to the 7th century whose writing established and confirmed official church doctrine; in the Roman Catholic Church some were later declared saints and became Doctor of the Church; the be Church Father , Father , Father of the Church
third ecumenical council in 431 which declared Mary as mother of God and condemned Pelagius Council of Ephesus , Ephesus
group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression East Turkestan Islamic Movement , East Turkistan Islamic Movement
Italian pope from 1846 to 1878 who in 1854 declared the dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti , Giovanni Mastai-Ferretti , Pius IX
Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919) Ian Douglas Smith , Ian Smith , Smith
stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States MDMA , methylenedioxymethamphetamine
after disputes over Texas lands that were settled by Mexicans the United States declared war on Mexico in 1846 and by treaty in 1848 took Texas and California and Arizona and New Mexico and Nevada and Utah and part of Colorado and paid Mexico $15,000,000 Mexican War
tract of land declared by the national government to be public property national park
British or Irish monk who denied the doctrines of original sin and predestination and defended human goodness and free will; his views were declared heretical by the Council of Ephesus in 431 (circa 360-418) Pelagius
person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization saint
message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc statement
knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue technical knockout , TKO
(bridge or whist) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand trump
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