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New Deal(Encyclopedia)New Deal, in U.S. history, term for the domestic reform program of the administration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt; it was first used by Roosevelt in his speech accepting the Democratic party nominati...
Deal(Encyclopedia)Deal, town (1991 pop. 26,311), Kent, SE England, on the Downs, an important passage for Channel shipping. It is a popular holiday resort. There is some boat building. Other industries include brush ma...
Deal Island(Encyclopedia)Deal Island, small island, off the western shore of Delmarva peninsula, in Tangier Sound, SE Md. It is an oyster, clam, and crab shipping and processing center.
New York(Encyclopedia)New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the...
New Territories(Encyclopedia)New Territories: see Hong Kong.
New Testament(Encyclopedia)New Testament, the distinctively Christian portion of the Bible, consisting of 27 books of varying lengths dating from the earliest Christian period. The seven epistles whose authorship by St. Paul is...
New Thought(Encyclopedia)New Thought, popular philosophical movement with religious implications; it affirms the creative power of constructive thinking. A successor of New England transcendentalism, New Thought grew out of t...
New Toronto(Encyclopedia)New Toronto trn´t [key], part of metropolitan Toronto, S Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario. ...
new towns(Encyclopedia)new towns, planned urban communities in Great Britain, developed by long-term loans from the central government and first authorized by the New Towns Act of 1946. The chief purpose of the act was to r...
New Ulm(Encyclopedia)New Ulm lm [key], city (1990 pop. 13,132), seat of Brown co., S Minn., at the confluence of the Minnesota and Cottonwood rivers; inc. as a city 1876. It is a processing and trade center for an agric...
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