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Banu Aws

28-Sep-2021 22:15:00

The Banū Aws or simply Aws was one of the main Arab tribes of Medina. The other was Khazraj, and the two, constituted the Ansar after the Hijra. Aws and Khazraj are descendants of the Arab Azd tribe and were known as Banū Qayla in pre-Islamic era. Etymology. The word al-Aws means "th ...


Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

28-Sep-2021 22:15:01

Miguel Gregorio Antonio Francisco Ignacio Hidalgo-Costilla y Gallaga Mandarte Villaseñor , more commonly known as Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla or Miguel Hidalgo , was a Spanish Roman Catholic priest, a leader of the Mexican War of Independence, and recognized as the Father of the Nation. He wa ...


Hurley, New York

28-Sep-2021 22:15:01

Hurley is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. The population was 6,314 at the 2010 census. The Town of Hurley is in the northeast part of the county, west of the City of Kingston. Much of the town is inside the Catskill Park. Located within the town is a hamlet and census-designate ...


Boulevard du Montparnasse

28-Sep-2021 22:15:01

The Boulevard du Montparnasse is a two-way boulevard in Montparnasse, in the 6th, 14th and 15th arrondissements in Paris. Situation. The boulevard joins the place Léon Paul Fargue and place Camille Jullian. The Tour Montparnasse and place du 18 juin 1940 also found along it. ...


Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal

28-Sep-2021 22:15:02

Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal was Grand Duchess of Luxembourg as the wife of Grand Duke Guillaume IV and the country's regent in the name of their daughter, Grand Duchess Marie-Adélaïde. She was a member of the House of Braganza. Family. Born at Schloss Bronnbach in Bronnbach, Wertheim am Main ...


Mesothelioma

28-Sep-2021 22:15:02

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that develops from the thin layer of tissue that covers many of the internal organs. The most common area affected is the lining of the lungs and chest wall. Less commonly the lining of the abdomen and rarely the sac surrounding the heart, or the sac surrounding th ...


Battle of Delhi (1803)

28-Sep-2021 22:15:03

The Battle of Delhi took place on 11 September 1803 during the Second Anglo-Maratha War, between British troops under General Lake, and Marathas of Scindia's army under General Louis Bourquin and Wable Sardar. Events. "Bourquin had treacherously deserted his former friend General Perron and ...


Theatre in the round

28-Sep-2021 22:15:03

A theatre in the round , arena theatre or central staging is a space for theatre in which the audience surrounds the stage. Theatre-in-the-round was common in ancient theatre, particularly that of Greece and Rome, but was not widely explored again until the latter half of the 20th century. The ...


David Hare (playwright)

28-Sep-2021 22:15:04

Sir David Hare is an English playwright, screenwriter and theatre and film director. Best known for his stage work, Hare has also enjoyed great success with films, receiving two Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for writing The Hours ' in 2002, based on the novel written by ...


Joint probability distribution

28-Sep-2021 22:15:05

Given random variables, that are defined on a probability space, the joint probability distribution for is a probability distribution that gives the probability that each of falls in any particular range or discrete set of values specified for that variable. In the case of only two random variable ...


Fell

28-Sep-2021 22:15:05

A fell is a high and barren landscape feature, such as a mountain range or moor-covered hills. The term is most often employed in Fennoscandia, the Isle of Man, parts of Northern England, and Scotland. Etymology. The English word "fell" comes from Old Norse fell and fjall . It is cog ...


Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor

28-Sep-2021 22:15:05

Ferdinand II , a member of the House of Habsburg, was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia, and King of Hungary and Croatia. He was the son of Archduke Charles II of Inner Austria, and Maria of Bavaria. His parents were devout Catholics, and in 1590, they sent him to study at the Jesuits' college in ...


Tibetan Buddhism

28-Sep-2021 22:15:06

Tibetan Buddhism is the form of Buddhism practiced in Tibet, where it is the dominant philosophy. It is also found in the regions surrounding the Himalayas, much of Central Asia, the Southern Siberian regions such as Tuva, as well as Mongolia. Tibetan Buddhism is a form of Mahayana and Vajrayana B ...


Battle of Ko Chang

28-Sep-2021 22:15:06

The Battle of Ko Chang took place on 17 January 1941 during the Franco-Thai War in which a flotilla of French warships attacked a smaller force of Thai vessels, including a coastal defence ship. The battle resulted in a tactical victory by the French Navy over the Royal Thai Navy although the stra ...


Sports car

28-Sep-2021 22:15:06

A sports car is designed to emphasise handling, performance, or thrill of driving. Sports cars originated in Europe in the early 1900s and are currently produced by many manufacturers around the world. Definition. Definitions of sports cars often relate to how the car design is optimised for dyna ...


A9 road (Sri Lanka)

28-Sep-2021 22:15:06

The A9 Highway is a highway in Sri Lanka, which connects the central city of Kandy with Jaffna, a city on the northern tip of the island. Route. The A9 highway north-bound begins at Kandy, in the central hills. The highway begins at the heart of the city, next to the Kandy Lake. Within Kandy, it ...


Free imperial city

28-Sep-2021 22:15:07

In the Holy Roman Empire, the collective term free and imperial cities , briefly worded free imperial city , was used from the fifteenth century to denote a self-ruling city that had a certain amount of autonomy and was represented in the Imperial Diet. An imperial city held the status of Imperial ...


Microsoft Tablet PC

28-Sep-2021 22:15:07

Microsoft Tablet PC is a term coined by Microsoft for tablet computers conforming to a set of specifications announced in 2001 by Microsoft, for a pen-enabled personal computer, conforming to hardware specifications devised by Microsoft and running a licensed copy of Windows XP Tablet PC Edition o ...


GM Roto Hydramatic transmission

28-Sep-2021 22:15:07

Roto Hydramatic was an automatic transmission built by General Motors and used on some Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Holden models from 1961-1965. It was based on the earlier, four-speed Hydramatic, but was more compact, providing only three forward speeds plus a small 8" fluid coupling with a stat ...


Cincinnati Music Hall

28-Sep-2021 22:15:08

Music Hall , commonly known as Cincinnati Music Hall , is a classical music performance hall in Cincinnati, Ohio, completed in 1878. It serves as the home for the Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, May Festival Chorus, and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. In January ...


Sandwich compound

28-Sep-2021 22:15:08

In organometallic chemistry, a sandwich compound is a chemical compound featuring a metal bound by haptic covalent bonds to two arene ligands. The arenes have the formula C n H n , substituted derivatives and heterocyclic derivatives. Because the metal is usually situated between the two rings ...


Integrity

28-Sep-2021 22:15:08

Integrity is the practice of being honest and showing a consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles and values. In ethics, integrity is regarded as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one's actions. Integrity can stand in opposition to hypocrisy, in that ...


Under the influence

28-Sep-2021 22:15:08

* Andy Griffith * Driving under the influence * Geoffrey Kerr * Jim Metzler * Mobile Estates * Rusty Cooley * Surrender (The Chemical Brothers album) * The Marshall Mathers LP * Under Influence * Under tha Influence * Under the Influence (1986 film) * Under the Influence (2002 film) * Under the Infl ...


Illinois campaign

28-Sep-2021 22:15:09

The Illinois campaign , also known as Clark's Northwestern campaign , was a series of events during the American Revolutionary War in which a small force of Virginia militiamen, led by George Rogers Clark, seized control of several British posts in the Illinois Country, in what are now Illinois an ...


La Chiquita

28-Sep-2021 22:15:09

La Chiquita is a village and municipality in Chaco Province in northern Argentina. ...