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  • Rocafuerte, Vicente
  • (Encyclopedia) Rocafuerte, Vicente , 1783–1847, president of Ecuador (1834–39). Rocafuerte headed...
  • Herter, Christian Archibald
  • (Encyclopedia) Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895–1966, U.S. Secretary of State (1959–61), b. Paris....
  • Fuertes, Louis Agassiz
  • (Encyclopedia) Fuertes, Louis Agassiz , 1874–1927, American artist and naturalist, b. Ithaca, N.Y., grad....
  • Thorvaldsen, Albert Bertel
  • (Encyclopedia) Thorvaldsen or Thorwaldsen, Albert Bertel , 1770–1844, Danish sculptor, b....
  • Laertes
  • (Encyclopedia) Laertes : see Odysseus . ...
  • Melicertes
  • (Encyclopedia) Melicertes : see Athamas Ino . ...
  • countertenor
  • (Encyclopedia) countertenor, a male singing voice in the alto range. Singing in this range requires...
  • hypertension
  • (Encyclopedia) hypertension or high blood pressure, elevated blood pressure resulting from an...
  • vertebral column
  • (Encyclopedia) vertebral column: see spinal column . ...
  • Casa Fuerte, Juan de Acuña, marqués de
  • (Encyclopedia) Casa Fuerte, Juan de Acuña, marqués de: see Acuña, Juan de . ...
  • Bizerte
  • (Encyclopedia) Bizerte , Arab. Banzart, city (1994 pop. 98,900), N Tunisia, on the Mediterranean...
  • vertebrate
  • (Encyclopedia) vertebrate, any animal having a backbone or spinal column . Verbrates can be traced...
  • invertebrate
  • (Encyclopedia) invertebrate , any animal lacking a backbone. The invertebrates include the tunicates ...
  • hypertext
  • (Encyclopedia) hypertext, technique for organizing computer databases or documents to facilitate the...
  • catalytic converter
  • (Encyclopedia) catalytic converter: see internal-combustion engine . ...

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