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Ha Jin
Chinese-U.S. writer.
Haakon IV Haakonsson
King of Norway (1217–63).
Haakon VII
King of Norway (1905–57).
City (pop., 2001 est.: 148,377), western Netherlands.
Haas, Mary R(osamond)
U.S. linguist.
One of the 12 Minor Prophets of the Hebrew scriptures, traditional author of the book of Habakkuk.
habeas corpus
In common law, any of several writs issued to bring a party before a court.
Haber, Fritz
German physical chemist.
Haber-Bosch process
First economically feasible method of directly synthesizing ammonia from hydrogen gas and atmospheric nitrogen.
Habermas, Jürgen
German philosopher associated with the Frankfurt school.
Hebrew theatre company.
In psychology, any regularly repeated behaviour that requires little or no thought and is learned rather than innate.
Place where an organism or a community of organisms lives, including all living and nonliving factors or conditions of the surrounding environment.
Reduction of an animal's behavioral response to a stimulus, as a result of a lack of reinforcement during continual exposure to the stimulus.
Habsburg dynasty
Royal German family, one of the chief dynasties of Europe from the 15th to the 20th century.
One of the most popular of Japan's Shinto deities.
In Latin America, a large landed estate.
Hackman, Gene
U.S. film actor.
Hadar remains
Hominin fossils found since 1973 near the Awash River, about 185 mi (300 km) from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.
Valuable North American food fish (Melanogrammus aeglefinus, family Gadidae).
Greek god of the underworld.
Hadid, Zaha
Iraqi-born British architect.
In Islam, the tradition or collection of traditions attributed to the Prophet Muhammad that include his sayings, acts, and approval or disapproval of things.
Roman emperor (117–38), Trajan's nephew and successor.
Hadrian's Villa
Hadrian's country residence, built (c. AD 125–34) at Tivoli near Rome.
Hadrian's Wall
Continuous Roman defensive barrier.
Any of the subatomic particles that are built from quarks and thus interact via the strong force.
Haeckel, Ernst (Heinrich Philipp August)
German zoologist and evolutionist.
Genus of tiny rod-shaped bacteria.
Persian poet.
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