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Zadar (Croatia)

( zä'där ), Ital. Zara, city (2011 pop. 75,062), W Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast of the Adriatic Sea. A seaport and a tourist center, it has

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Zagreb (Croatia)

( zä'grĕb ), Ger. Agram, Hung. Zágráb, city (2011 pop. 790,017), capital and largest city of Croatia , on the Sava River. Zagreb is Croatia's largest

Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, 1911-1956

US sportswoman. One of the most talented and versatile figures in the history of sport, in 1932 she became the first athlete to win individual Olympic

Zambezi River

River in central and southeast Africa; length 3,540 km/2,200 mi from northwest Zambia through Mozambique to the Indian Ocean, with a wide delta near

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Zambia

( zăm'bēə ), officially Republic of Zambia, republic (2005 est. pop. 11,262,000), 290,584 sq mi (752,614 sq km), central Africa. It borders on Congo

Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979

1902–79, American movie producer, b. Wahoo, Nebr. Beginning his Hollywood career as a scriptwriter, he was hired (1924) by Warner Brothers and made a

Zaporiz︠h︡z︠h︡i︠a︡ (Ukraine)

( zäp´´ərĭzh'ə ), Rus. Zaporozhye, city (1989 pop. 884,000), capital of Zaporizhzhya region, in Ukraine, a port on the Dnieper River, opposite the

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Zapotec Indians

( zä'pətĕk, sä'– ), indigenous people of Mexico, primarily in S Oaxaca and on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Little is known of the origin of the

Zappa, Frank

US rock musician, bandleader, and composer. His crudely satirical songs, as in Joe's Garage (1980), deliberately bad taste, and complex orchestral and

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Zebras

herbivorous hoofed African mammal of the genus Equus, which also includes the horse and the ass. It is distinguished by its striking pattern of black