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Dachau

Nazi concentration camp situated 12 miles northwest of Munich in Bavaria. Dachau was initially a makeshift holding pen that was set down amid the

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Dadaism

( dä'dä ) or Dadaism dä'däĭzӘm , international nihilistic movement among European artists and writers that lasted from 1916 to 1922. Born of the

Daedalus (Greek mythology)

A brilliant inventor and master-craftsman. He was an Athenian, either the grandson or great-grandson of King ERECHTHEUS , and his father was

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Dalai Lama

An honorific title given to members of a prominent Tibetan incarnation ( sprul sku ) lineage belonging to the Dge lugs sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The

Open Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864
Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864

1792–1864, American statesman, vice president of the United States (1845–49), b. Philadelphia; son of Alexander James Dallas . He read law, was

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Danish Royal Family

Official title Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark Country ruled Denmark, Greenland, the Faroe Islands Born 16 April 1940 Accession to throne 1972 Royal

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Darfur

( där'fōr ), region and former sultanate, W Sudan. The region is mountainous, dominated by the central massif of Jebel Marra, which rises to 10,130 ft

Darius I

(Darius the Great) dӘrī'Әs , d. 486 B.C., king of ancient Persia (521–486 B.C.), called also Dariavaush and Darius Hystaspis (after his father,

Open Darwin, Charles (1809 - 1882)
Darwin, Charles (1809 - 1882)

Charles Robert Darwin is one of the greatest naturalists who ever lived. He was not only the father of evolution but also a remarkable scientist whose

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David

d. c.970 B.C., king of ancient Israel (c.1010–970 B.C.), successor of Saul . The Book of First Samuel introduces him as the youngest of eight sons who