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Saami

An indigenous people numbering over 60,000 (1996) and living in northern Finland (7,000), Norway (36,000), Sweden (17,000) and Russia (2,000).

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Saarinen, Eero (1910 - 1961)

( ā'rō sä'rĭnĕn ), 1910–61, Finnish-American architect, grad. Yale (B.A., 1934), became an American citizen in 1940; son of Eliel Saarinen .

Saarland

( zär'länt ), state (1994 pop. 1,080,000), 991 sq mi (2,567 sq km), SW Germany; formerly called the Saar or the Saar Territory. Saarbrücken is the

Sabah

Self-governing state of the federation of Malaysia, occupying northeast Borneo, forming (with Sarawak) East Malaysia; area 73,613 sq km/28,415 sq mi;

Sabbath

The seventh day of the week, commanded by God in the Old Testament as a sacred day of rest after his creation of the world; in Judaism, from sunset

Sabin, Albert Bruce (1906 - 1993)

Russian-born US microbiologist who developed a highly effective, live vaccine against polio. The earlier vaccine, developed by physicist Jonas Salk ,

Sacchi, Andrea (1599 - 1661)

Italian painter and mosaicist. He represents the more classic aspect of the baroque style, based on the art of Raphael Sanzio , both in his own art

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Sacco and Vanzetti

After the Russian Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, fears of communism quickly spread throughout the United States, and in 1919, a series of bombings

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Sacks, Oliver (1933 - 2015)

1933- ♦ English neurologist and writer Born in London, the son of physicians, he graduated from Oxford and studied for his medical degree at Middlesex

Sackville-West, Vita (1892 - 1962)

also called Vita 1892-1962 English poet and novelist Born in Knole, Kent, she was educated privately, and started writing novels and plays as a child.