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" According to Merriam Webster's Geographical Dictionary, a standard reference on place names around the world, the name " Ruhr " refers to the river.
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According to Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, the term classical, from classicus, entered modern English in 1599, some 50 years after its re-introduction on the continent.
According to the Merriam Webster Third New International Dictionary, the noun evolved from the Middle English verb stenten, shortened from extenten, meaning to stretch, which in turn came from Latin extentus, past participle of extendere, to stretch out.
According to Merriam Webster's Dictionary of English Usage, the distinction in meaning between shall and will as markers of a simple future arose from the practice of English schools in the fourteenth century and their Latin exercises.
According to Merriam Webster's dictionary, however, spindrift derives from a local Scottish pronunciation of speen ( not spoon ), meaning " to drive before a strong wind.
According to Merriam ( 1964, p. 32-33 ) there are three aspects always present in musical activity: concept, behaviour, and sound.
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According to Webster's Third, " some ISV words ( like haploid ) have been created by taking a word with a rather general and simple meaning from one of the languages of antiquity, usually Latin and Greek, and conferring upon it a very specific and complicated meaning for the purposes of modern scientific discourse.
According to Webster's New World College Dictionary, the root noun of impasto is pasta, whose primary meaning in Italian is paste.
According to Webster's New International Dictionary, 1993, a person who is a native or resident of Connecticut is a " Connecticuter ", although many prefer " Connecticutian " or the slightly shorter " Connecticite "; Despite Webster's ( West Hartford ) Connecticut roots, none of these are commonly used or even recognized by residents, who prefer the nickname " Nutmegger ", which is not a demonym, and more often no nickname or demonyn, simply stating, " I'm from Connecticut ".
According to Ludvík Mucha, author of Webster's Concise Encyclopedia of Flags & Coats of Arms, the white circle located in the center of the flag represents the sun.
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According to the Geographical Dictionary of Poland published by Polish Scientific Publishers PWN, the city's predecessor was an early medieval Slavic settlement, the city website states it was named Lasogród (" forest castle "), whose inhabitants engaged in hunting, honey gathering, and later agriculture ; Lasogród lated developed into a defensive fort, the remains of which were destroyed in the 19th century during expansion of the city.
The bookseller and publisher Zedler published this book in Leipzig under the name " Great Complete Encyclopaedia of All Sciences and Arts Which So Far Have Been Invented and Improved by Human Mind and Wit: Including the Geographical and Political Description of the Whole World According to All Monarchies, Empires, Kingdoms, Principalities, Republics, Free Sovereignties, Countries, Towns, Sea Harbors, Fortresses, Castles, Areas, Authorities, Monasteries, Mountains, Passes, Woods, Seas, Lakes ... and also a Detailed Historical and Genealogical Description of the World's Brightest and Most Famous Family Lines, the Life and Deeds of the Emperors, Kings, Electors and Princes, Great Heroes, Ministers of State, War Leaders ... ; Equally about All Policies of State, War and Law and Budgetary Business of the Nobility and the Bourgeois, Merchants, Traders, Arts.
According to BC Geographical Names ( BCGNIS ) the name " Gulf Islands " was originally intended and commonly understood to refer to the archipelago at the southern end of the Strait of Georgia — from Gabriola Island in the north to Saturna Island in the southeast and D ' Arcy Island in the southwest.
Myanma is the written, literary name of the country, while Bama is the spoken name of the country .< ref name = Yule > According to the Scottish orientalist Henry Yule ( Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and discursive, London, 1886 ( new edition edited by William Crooke, London, 1903 ), p. 131 ) the term Myanma, for example, comes from Mran-mâ, the national name of the Burmese people, which is pronounced Bam-mâ by Burmeses themselves, except when speaking in formal or emphatic way.
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According to The Canadian Dictionary of ASL there are five broad regions of ASL variation in Canada, the Pacific, Prairie, Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic regions.
According to the Dictionary of American Hymnology, " Amazing Grace " is John Newton's spiritual autobiography in verse.
According to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Asgard is derived from Old Norse āss, god + garðr, enclosure ; from Indo-European roots ansu-spirit, demon ( see cognate ahura ) + gher-grasp, enclose ( see cognates garden and yard ).< ref >; See also ansu-and gher -< sup > 1 </ sup > in " Appendix I: Indo-European Roots " in the same work .</ ref >
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word baroque is derived from the Portuguese word " barroco ", Spanish " barroco ", or French " baroque ", all of which refer to a " rough or imperfect pearl ", though whether it entered those languages via Latin, Arabic, or some other source is uncertain.
According to the editors of the 1897 Easton's Bible Dictionary, some scholars believe the name " Malachi " is not a proper noun but rather an abbreviation of " messenger of YHWH ".
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the translation of the French term into " human creature " implies that the label " Christian " is a reminder of the humanity of the afflicted, in contrast to brute beasts.
According to Partridge ( 1972: 12 ), it dates from around 1840 and arose in the East End of London, however John Camden Hotten in his 1859 Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words states that ( English ) rhyming slang originated " about twelve or fifteen years ago " ( i. e. in the 1840s ) with ' chaunters ' and ' patterers ' in the Seven Dials area of London.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary Online, the first known recorded usage of the word diaspora in the English language was in 1876 referring " extensive diaspora work ( as it is termed ) of evangelizing among the National Protestant Churches on the continent ".
" According to Easton's Bible Dictionary, " Paul's authorship was undisputed in antiquity and was probably written about the same time as the First Epistle to Timothy, with which it has many affinities.
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the term has two distinct definitions in modern English.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the term ' frequentist ' was first used by M. G. Kendall in 1949, to contrast with Bayesians, whom he called " non-frequentists " ( he cites Harold Jeffreys ).
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, institutionalisation of the word became complete with its first appearance in a dictionary ( 1848 ) and first appearance in an encyclopedia ( 1868 ).
According to the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, the Indo-European root is * ser meaning " to protect ".
According to the authoritative Dictionary of Islam jihad is defined as: " A religious war with those who are unbelievers in the mission of Muhammad ... enjoined especially for the purpose of advancing Islam and repelling evil from Muslims.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the noun derives from a verb to kilt, originally meaning " to gird up ; to tuck up ( the skirts ) round the body ", which is apparently of Scandinavian origin.
According to Merriam-Webster and the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word " molecule " derives from the Latin " moles " or small unit of mass.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary ( 1933 ) the term " carol " was first used in England for this type of circle dance accompanied by singing in manuscripts dating to as early as 1300.
According to the 1897 Easton's Bible Dictionary, it is possible that Malachi is not a proper name, but simply means " messenger of YHWH ".
According to Karel Werner's Popular Dictionary of Hinduism, " ost Hindu places of pilgrimage are associated with legendary events from the lives of various gods ....
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the definition of the word privy in Privy Council is an obsolete one meaning " of or pertaining exclusively to a particular person or persons, one's own ;" hence the council is personal to the sovereign.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, psychotherapy first meant " hypnotherapy " instead of " psychotherapy ".