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The eponymous central figure of a strange, almost nonsensical poem in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass (1871). It contains many significant

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name for several Old World carnivorous mammals of the genus Canis, which also includes the dog and the wolf . Jackals are found in Africa and S Asia,

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The Malaysian fruit of a tree, Artocarpus heterophyllus or A. integrifolia , which can take up to six months to ripen from picking. The fruit is large

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Possibly the single most popular Halloween symbol, the contemporary jack-o’-lantern usually refers to a pumpkin carved into a grinning or malicious

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Jackson, Andrew (1767 - 1845)

The seventh American president, Andrew Jackson, is called by many historians the first popularly elected president of the United States. His first

Jackson, Glenda (1936 - )

1936- ♦ English actress and Labour politician She was born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, became a student at RADA, and made her theatrical debut in

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Jackson, Jesse (1941 - )

Among the most dramatic social movements in American history, the civil rights crusade has been powered as much by charismatic leaders as by

Jackson, Mahalia (1911 - 1972)

Gospel Singer Born Mahalia Jackson on October 26, 1912, in New Orleans, Louisiana, she was nicknamed “Halie.” The third of six children, Jackson grew

Jackson, Michael (1958 - 2009)

US singer and songwriter. A pop icon since the 1970s, he was known for his videos and live performances, containing precisely choreographed dance

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Jackson (Miss.)

Largest city and state capital of Mississippi , USA, on the Pearl River, in the central part of the state, 70 km/43 mi east of Vicksburg; seat of