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Obote, Apollo Milton(Encyclopedia)Obote, Apollo Milton b´t [key], 1924–2005, president of Uganda (1966–71, 1980–85). Obote, a member of the legislative council of Uganda from 1957, founded (1960) the Uganda People's Congr...
Apollo(Encyclopedia)Apollo pl´ [key], in Greek religion and mythology, one of the most important Olympian gods, concerned especially with prophecy, medicine, music and poetry, archery, and various bucolic arts, pa...
Milton(Encyclopedia)Milton, town (1990 pop. 25,725), Norfolk co., E Mass., a residential suburb of Boston, on the Neponset River; settled 1636, set off from Dorchester and inc. 1662. Granite quarries are nearby. Milton i...
Apollo Belvedere(Encyclopedia)Apollo Belvedere: see Apollo, in Greek religion.
Baganda(Encyclopedia)Baganda bägän´d [key], also called Ganda, the largest ethnic group in Uganda. Bagandas comprise about 17% of the population and have the country's highest standard of living and literacy rate. Th...
Milton, John(Encyclopedia)Milton, John, 1608–74, English poet, b. London, one of the greatest poets of the English language. Early Life and Works The son of a wealthy scrivener, Milton was educated at St. Paul's School and C...
Milton Keynes(Encyclopedia)Milton Keynes ml´tn knz´ [key], borough and unitary authority (2011 pop. 248,821), S central England. Milton Keynes was designated one of the new towns in 1967 to alleviate overpopulation in L...
Rogovin, Milton(Encyclopedia)Rogovin, Milton, 1909–2011, American documentary photographer, b. New York City, grad. Columbia (1931), Univ. of Buffalo (M.A., 1972). An optometrist and a political leftist, he moved (1938) to Buff...
Babbitt, Milton(Encyclopedia)Babbitt, Milton, 1916–2011, American composer, b. Philadelphia. Babbitt turned to music after studying mathematics. He studied composition with Roger Sessions at Princeton, and taught there from 193...
Avery, Milton(Encyclopedia)Avery, Milton ´vr [key], 1893–1965, American painter, b. Altmar, N.Y. Avery moved to New York City in 1925. Bold massing of forms is characteristic of his figurative work, such as Poetry Read...
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