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English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976) 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein , Bernard Law Montgomery , Montgomery , Sir Bernard Law Montgomery
city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea Aberdeen
medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed Abies amabilis , amabilis fir , Christmas tree , Pacific silver fir , red silver fir , white fir
medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when crushed; much used for pulpwood and Christmas trees Abies balsamea , balm of Gilead , balsam fir , Canada balsam
genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers Abronia , genus Abronia
aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe absinthe , Artemisia absinthium , common wormwood , lad's love , old man
bluish-grey North American hawk having a darting flight Accipiter cooperii , blue darter , Cooper's hawk
large hawk of Eurasia and North America used in falconry Accipiter gentilis , goshawk
maple of western North America having large 5-lobed leaves orange in autumn Acer macrophyllum , big-leaf maple , Oregon maple
maple of eastern North America with striped bard and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn Acer pennsylvanicum , goosefoot maple , moose-wood , moosewood , striped dogwood , striped maple
large Eurasian maple tree naturalized in North America; five-lobed leaves yellow in autumn; cultivated in many varieties Acer platanoides , Norway maple
common North American maple tree; five-lobed leaves are light green above and silvery white beneath; source of hard close-grained but brittle light-brown wood Acer saccharinum , silver maple
maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form; sap is chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar; many subspecies Acer saccharum , rock maple , sugar maple
member of a North American Indian people of northern California Achomawi , Atsugewi
fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America Acinos arvensis , basil balm , basil thyme , mother of thyme , Satureja acinos
food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America Acipenser transmontanus , Pacific sturgeon , Sacramento sturgeon , white sturgeon
major strategic headquarters of NATO located in the United States; is under the authority of the North Atlantic Council ACLANT , Allied Command Atlantic
common North American sandpiper Actitis macularia , spotted sandpiper
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
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