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Pachyrhizus erosus

Native to Central America, jicama is now cultivated in every tropical corner of the globe. It is a popular vegetable in Mexico, as well as in

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Pacific Ocean

largest and deepest ocean, c.70,000,000 sq mi (181,300,000 sq km), occupying about one third of the earth's surface; named by the explorer Ferdinand

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Pacifism

advocacy of opposition to war through individual or collective action against militarism. Although complete, enduring peace is the goal of all

Packard, David (1912 - 1996)

US engineer, entrepreneur-manager, government adviser, and philanthropist, who co-founded the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) with university friend,

Packer, Kerry

Australian media proprietor, chair of Consolidated Press Holdings (CPH) 1974-1998. CPH, a privately-held company founded by Packer's father and the

Paderewski, Ignacy (1860 - 1941)

Polish pianist, composer, and politician. After his debut in Vienna in 1887, he became celebrated in Europe and the USA as an interpreter of the piano

Padua

( păd'yuə ), Ital. Padova, city (1991 pop. 215,137), capital of Padova prov., in Venetia, NE Italy, connected by canal with the Brenta, Adige, and Po

Paganini, Niccolò (1782 - 1840)

Italian violinist and composer. He was a concert soloist from the age of nine. A prodigious technician, he drew on folk and gypsy idioms to create the

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Paganism

A form of spirituality generally characterized by a reverence for nature and a belief in the female divine principle in the form of a Goddess, as well

Paik, Nam June, 1932-2006

Korean composer, sculptor, and performance artist, regarded as the founder of video art . He lived in the USA from 1964. Originally part of the Fluxus