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comic strip

(Encyclopedia)comic strip, combination of cartoon with a story line, laid out in a series of pictorial panels across a page and concerning a continuous character or set of characters, whose thoughts and dialogues a...

Aozou Strip

(Encyclopedia)Aozou Strip ouˈzo͞o [key], 114,000 sq mi (295,000 sq km) strip of land in N Chad on the Libyan border. The region, which is believed to have significant uranium and oil deposits, has been bitterly c...

Caprivi Strip

(Encyclopedia)Caprivi Strip tsĭpˈfəl [key] [Ger. Zipfel=tip, point], region, c.300 mi (480 km) long and 50 mi (80 km) wide, NE Namibia, bordered on the N by Angola and Zambia and on the S by Botswana. It is name...

Gaza Strip

(Encyclopedia)Gaza Strip gäzˈə , rectangular coastal area, c.140 sq mi (370 sq km), SW Asia, on the Medit...

Cherokee Strip

(Encyclopedia)Cherokee Strip or Cherokee Outlet, a narrow piece of land in N Oklahoma. Bounded on the north by the Kansas border, it has an area of more than 6 million acres (2.4 million hectares). Measuring some 5...

strip cropping

(Encyclopedia)strip cropping, practice of growing field crops in narrow strips either at right angles to the direction of the prevailing wind, or following the natural contours of the terrain to prevent wind and wa...

Trudeau, Garry Beekman

(Encyclopedia)Trudeau, Garry Beekman tro͞oˈdō [key], 1948–, American political cartoonist, b. New York City. Since its debut in 1969, his comic strip “Doonesbury” has satirized contemporary events, persona...

Schulz, Charles M.

(Encyclopedia)Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe Schulz), 1922–2000, American cartoonist, b. Minneapolis, Minn. Creator of the syndicated comic strip Peanuts (1950–2000), one of the world's most popular example...

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