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Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977

Vladimir Nabokov is one of the most brilliant, original, and complex writers of the twentieth century. Though best known for his novels, he is the

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Nader, Ralph

US lawyer and consumer advocate. Called the ‘scourge of corporate morality’, he led many major consumer campaigns. His book Unsafe at Any Speed (1965)

Nagaland (India)

State of northeast India, bordering Myanmar on the east, and the Indian states of Manipur to the south, and Assam to the north and west; area 16,527

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Nagasaki-shi (Japan)

Industrial port (coal, iron, shipbuilding) on Nagasaki Bay, Kyushu Island, Japan, capital of Nagasaki prefecture; population (2014 est) 433,500.

Nagel, Ernest, 1901-1985

Czech-born American philosopher, the preeminent American philosopher of science in the period from the mid-1930s to the 1960s. Arriving in New York as

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Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijan)

Autonomous region of Azerbaijan ; area 4,400 sq km/1,700 sq mi; population (2006 est) 137,750 (95% Armenian, 5% minorities), the Christian Armenians

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Nahuatl language

PERHAPS 1,250,000 SPEAKERS OF NAHUA DIALECTS Mexico Nahuatl is the most important member of the Uto-Aztecan family, now believed by some to belong to

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Naidu, Sarojini, 1879-1949

Sarojini Naidu, born on February 13, 1879, in Hyderabad, India, was the eldest daughter of Aghornath Chattopadhyaya, a scientist-philosopher, and

Nairobi (Kenya)

( nìrō'bē ), city (1996 pop. 3,000,000), capital of Kenya, S Kenya, in the E African highlands. Nairobi is Kenya's largest city and its

Najd (Saudi Arabia)

Region of central Arabia consisting chiefly of desert; area about 2,072,000 sq km/800,000 sq mi. Together with Hejaz it forms part of the kingdom of