D-Day through Daigak Guksa
In U.S. military history, any designated day for the commencement of a major operation.
Seaport city (pop., 2003 est.: 590,800), central Vietnam.
Italian poet and librettist.
One of China's three legendary emperors, supposed founder of the Xia dynasty.
Any of about 43 species (tribe Anatini; including 38 species in genus Anas) of ducks found worldwide, chiefly on inland waters and most commonly in temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
Polish writer and literary critic.
Any of various small, slim, active freshwater fishes of the carp family (Cyprinidae).
First Nazi concentration camp in Germany, established in 1933.
Dog breed of hound and terrier ancestry developed in Germany to pursue badgers (German, Dachs) into their burrows.
Ancient country, central Europe.
Nihilistic movement in the arts.
Any of the 3,400 arachnid species constituting the order Opiliones.
In Classical architecture, the plain portion of the pedestal of a column, between the base and the cornice (or cap).
Union territory (pop., 2001 prelim.: 220,451), western India.
Type of figurative sculpture attributed by later Greeks to the legendary Greek artist Daedalus (Daidalos), associated with Bronze Age Crete and early Archaic sculpture in Greece.
In Greek mythology, a brilliant architect, sculptor, and inventor.
Bulb-forming flowering plant (Narcissus pseudonarcissus), also called common daffodil or trumpet narcissus, native to northern Europe and widely cultivated there and in North America.
West Semitic god of crop fertility, father of Baal.
In Irish mythology, a leader of the mythical Tuatha Dé Danann and father of the three Brigits and of Maponos.
Last Frankish king of the Merovingian dynasty to rule a politically united realm.
First successful form of photography.
Any of the 12–20 species of tuberous-rooted herbaceous plants that make up the genus Dahlia, in the composite family, native to higher elevations of Mexico and Central America.
U.S. serial killer.
Western African kingdom that flourished in the 18th–19th century in what is now central Benin.
Ancient pyramid site, northern Egypt.
Korean Buddhist priest and introducer of Ch'ont'ae (Chinese Tiantai) Buddhism to Korea.
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