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table tennis

game played, usually indoors, by two or four players; it is more or less a miniature form of lawn tennis . It is also called Ping-Pong, after the

Tae kwon do

Tae kwon do, also spelled taekwondo or taekwon-do, is a martial art; it is also the national sport of South Korea. The name tae kwon do comes from

Tagore, Rabindranath (1861 - 1941)

( rəbĭn'drənät təgôr', täkʊr' ), 1861–1941, Indian author and guru, b. Calcutta (now Kolkata). Tagore came from a wealthy Bengali family. He went

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Taj Mahal (Agra, India)

The Taj Mahal is the mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal, first wife of Shah Jehan, the emperor of India. Their relationship is a great love story. She bore him

Takemitsu, Tōru (Oct 8, 1930 - Feb 20, 1996)

Japanese composer. He was mainly self-taught and was initially influenced by Schoenberg, Messiaen, and musique concrète . Like other composers of his

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Talbot, William Henry Fox (1800 - 1877)

English pioneer of photography. He invented the paper-based calotype process, patented in 1841, which was the first negative/positive method. Talbot

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hand-woven fabric of plain weave made without shuttle or drawboy, the design of weft threads being threaded into the warp with fingers or a bobbin.

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Tarantino, Quentin (1963 - )

Born March 27, 1963, in Knoxville, Tennessee, Quentin Tarantino is the only American filmmaker (so far) who has devoted himself exclusively to the

Tasso, Torquato (1544 - 1595)

( tōrkwä'tō täs'sō ), 1544–95, Italian poet, one of the foremost writers and a tragic figure of the Renaissance. Educated in Naples by Jesuits, he

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Tate Modern

National art gallery group in the UK, with museums in London, Liverpool, and St Ives. The original Tate Gallery, endowed by the sugar merchant Henry