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Open Cabbage

leafy garden vegetable of many widely dissimilar varieties, all probably descended from the wild, or sea, cabbage ( Brassica oleracea ) of the family

Open Cable television
Cable television

the transmission of televised images to viewers by means of coaxial cables. Cable systems receive the television signal, which is sent out over cables

Open Cabral, Amílcar, 1921-1973
Cabral, Amílcar, 1921-1973

A Marxist revolutionary and national liberationist, Amilcar Cabral was born in Bafata, Portuguese Guinea, and raised in Cape Verde. His father,


any plant of the family Cactaceae, a large group of succulents found almost entirely in the New World. A cactus plant is conspicuous for its fleshy

Cadences (Music)

In music, two chords that are specially chosen and arranged to give a logical end to a musical phrase or section. Music, like language, has a form of


( kä'dēth ), city (1990 pop. 156,903), capital of Cádiz prov., SW Spain, in Andalusia, on the Bay of Cádiz. Picturesquely situated on a promontory


( kăd'mēӘm ) [from cadmia, Lat. for calamine, with which cadmium is found associated], metallic chemical element; symbol Cd; at. no. 48; at. wt.

Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999

1904–99, American painter, b. N.Y.C.; studied National Academy of Design (1919–26), Art Students' League (1928). From 1933–35 he and painter Jared

Open Caecilians

( sēsĭl'ēӘn ), any of the legless, tailless tropical amphibians belonging to the order Gymnophiona (or Apoda). Most adult caecilians resemble


Administrative centre of Calvados département and of the Basse-Normandie region, France, on the River Orne, 200 km/124 mi from Paris; population (2005