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Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-

( yĕv´´tushĕng'kō, Rus. yĭvgā'nyē əlyĭksän'drəvĭch yĭvtəshĕn'kō ), 1933–, Russian poet, b. Zima. Along with Andrei Voznesensky and several others he


The concept and practices of yoga come out of India (→ Indian Subcontinent). The Sanskrit word yoga is related to the English ‘yoke.’ In the ancient

Open Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur

Jewish high holy day, or ‘day of awe’, held on the tenth day of Tishri (September–October), the first month of the Jewish year. It is a day of

Open Young, Loretta, 1913-2000
Young, Loretta, 1913-2000

Loretta Young grew up in Hollywood, where her mother ran a boarding house. She was a child extra by the time she was four years old, aided by her

Young, Thomas, 1773-1829

English physicist, physician, and Egyptologist who revived the wave theory of light and identified the phenomenon of interference in 1801. He also


( yŭk'ə ), any plant of the genus Yucca, stiff-leaved stemless or treelike succulents of the family Liliaceae ( lily family), native chiefly to the