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Open Eagle

common name for large predatory birds of the family Accipitridae ( hawk family), found in all parts of the world. Eagles are similar to the buteos, or

Open Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916

( ā'kĭnz ), 1844–1916, American painter, photographer, and sculptor, b. Philadelphia, where he worked most of his life. Eakins is considered the

Open Ear

organ of hearing and equilibrium. The human ear consists of outer, middle, and inner parts. The outer ear is the visible portion; it includes the

Open Earhart, Amelia (1897 - 1937)
Earhart, Amelia (1897 - 1937)

A pioneering aviator, Amelia Earhart became a symbol of both women’s growing independence and the rising prominence and importance of the airplane in

Early, Jubal (Anderson) (1816 - 1894)

1816–94, Confederate general, b. Franklin co., Va., grad. West Point, 1837. After fighting against the Seminole in Florida he resigned from the army

Open Earth (Planet)
Earth (Planet)

in geology and astronomy, 3rd planet of the solar system and the 5th largest, the only planet definitely known to support life. Gravitational forces

Open Earthquake

AN EARTHQUAKE IS usually caused by the rupture of a geologic fault, or the seam between two large blocks of land that suddenly move in different

Open earthworm

terrestrial, cylindrical segmented worm of the class Oligochaeta. There are 2,200 earthworm species, found all over the world except in arid and

Open Easter

Easter is the principal feast of the Christian year, despite the popularity and commercialization that surrounds CHRISTMAS According to the Gospel of

Open Easter Island
Easter Island

Span. Isla de Pascua, Polynesian Rapa Nui, remote island (1992 pop. 2,770), 66 sq mi (171 sq km), in the South Pacific, c.2,200 mi (3,540 km) W of