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first of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC 1 Chronicles , I Chronicles
first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel 1 Kings , I Kings
first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David 1 Samuel , I Samuel
first-rate A1 , classy , dandy , super , top-notch , tops
(Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf Aaron
identification number consisting of a two-part code assigned to banks and savings associations; the first part shows the location and the second identifies the bank itself ABA transit number , bank identification number , BIN
(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Abel was killed by Cain Abel
Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659) Abel Janszoon Tasman , Abel Tasman , Tasman
abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU_486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo abortion pill , mifepristone , RU 486
first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son Abraham , Ibrahim
New York school of painting characterized by freely created abstractions; the first important school of American painting to develop independently of European styles Abstract Expressionism , action painting
First Amendment academic freedom
word formed by first letters of major words in a phrase acronym
verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message acrostic
(Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human race Adam
Babylonian demigod or first man (sometimes identified with Adam) Adapa
principal sacred text of Sikhism contains hymns and poetry as well as the teachings of the first five gurus Adi Granth , Granth , Granth Sahib
(tennis) first point scored after deuce advantage
first of the four Sundays during Advent Advent Sunday
islands west of Sicily (now known as the Egadi Islands) where the Romans won a naval victory over the Carthaginians that ended the first Punic War in 241 BC Aegadean Isles , Aegates Isles
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