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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; published online January 2013.

Book. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1269 pages.1380327 words.

Over 1400 entries

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, originally published in September 2004, covers the significant events, inventions, and social...

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Atlas of the World's Religions

Frederick Denny.

November 2007; published online November 2007.

Book. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam. 20 pages.

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Achitofel

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

The wicked counsellor of King David, who incited Absolon (1) to rebel against his father (2 Sam. 15–17), cited as a famous traitor in The Book of the Duchess (1118).

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Friedrich Achleitner

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(Schalchen, Austria, 1930– ),

collaborated as a member of the Wiener Gruppe with H. C. Artmann and G. Rühm in the avant-garde volume of dialect poems hosn, rosn, baa (1959). A ...

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achlorhydria

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. absence of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. Achlorhydria that persists despite large doses of histamine is associated with atrophy of the lining (mucosa) of the stomach. In...

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Achmelvich

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Highland

Settlement 3 m. W of Lochinver in Scotland's highland region. Norman MacCaig spent holidays in a cottage here and in many lyrical and witty poems...

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Achmet Ben Sirin

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(᾽Αχμὲτ ὁ υἱὸς Σηρείμ), author of the longest and most important Byz. tract on Dreams.

Achmet is the pseudonym of a Christian Greek who used in his oneirokritikon widely divergent...

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Acholeplasmataceae

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(order Mycoplasmatales)

A family of Gram-negative, chemo-organotrophic bacteria that do not require the presence of sterols (see steroid) for growth. Cells are spherical,...

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Acholi

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Ethnic group living primarily along the border of Uganda and Sudan; also called Acoli, Gang, or Shuli.

The Acholi people live mostly in the Acholi district of Uganda, an...

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acholia

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. absence or deficiency of bile secretion or failure of the bile to enter the alimentary canal (for example, because of an obstructed bile duct).

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