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physical space independent of what occupies it absolute space
pope who signed a treaty with Mussolini recognizing the Vatican City as an independent state (1857-1939) Achille Ratti , Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti , Pius XI
country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997 Afars and Issas , Djibouti , Republic of Djibouti
siege and massacre at a mission in San Antonio in 1836; Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico Alamo
independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia) ameer , amir , emeer , emir
radical Islamic group of terrorists in the Iraqi part of Kurdistan who oppose an independent secular nation as advocated by the United States; some members fought with the Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan; said to receive financial support from Ansar al-Islam , Ansar al Islam , Supporters of Islam
international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation Arab League
independent Christian church established in Armenia since 300; was influenced by both Roman and Byzantine traditions Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church , Armenian Church
nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication article
terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create on independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees Basque Fatherland and Liberty , Basque Homeland and Freedom , ETA , Euskadi ta Askatasuna
theoretical distribution of the number of successes in a finite set of independent trials with a constant probability of success Bernoulli distribution , binomial distribution
(Hinduism) loving devotion to a deity leading to salvation and Nirvana; open to all persons independent of caste or sex bhakti
independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue blue ribbon commission , blue ribbon committee
landlocked republic in south-central Africa that became independent from British control in the 1960s Botswana , Republic of Botswana
sultanate in northwestern Borneo; became independent of Great Britain in 1984 Brunei , Negara Brunei Darussalam
in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia Cabombaceae , subfamily Cabombaceae , water-shield family
capital of Belarus and of the Commonwealth of Independent States capital of Belarus , Minsk
consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service cartel , combine , corporate trust , trust
(biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals cell
landlocked country in central Africa; formerly under French control; became independent in 1960 Central Africa , Central African Republic
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