M16 rifle through Macedonian Wars
Assault rifle adopted as a standard weapon by the U.S. Army in 1967.
Chinese landscape painter.
French-born U.S. cellist.
In Estonian folk religion, mysterious elves living under the earth.
Agreement that established the European Union (EU) as successor to the European Community.
In ancient Egyptian religion, the personification of truth, justice, and the cosmic order.
Kenyan politician and environmental activist.
Collection of 11 medieval Welsh tales based on mythology, folklore, and heroic legends.
French soldier and second president (1873–79) of the Third Republic.
Form of pavement invented by John McAdam.
Any of about 10 species of ornamental evergreen trees, in the family Proteaceae, and their edible, richly flavoured dessert nuts.
Any of about 12 primarily Asian species of omnivorous, diurnal monkeys (genus Macaca) with cheek pouches for carrying food.
U.S. journalist, playwright, and screenwriter.
Special administrative region (pop., 2005 est.: 470,000), southern China.
English politician, historian, and poet.
Any of about 18 species of large tropical New World parrots (subfamily Psittacinae) with very long tails and big sickle-shaped beaks.
(fl. 2nd century BC) Priestly family of Jews who organized a successful rebellion against Antiochus IV Epiphanes in Palestine and reconsecrated the defiled Temple of Jerusalem.
Group of 19th-century Tuscan painters who reacted against the rule-bound art academies and looked to nature for instruction.
U.S. writer and film critic.
British politician, first Labour Party prime minister of Britain (1924, 1929–31, 1931–35).
Canadian politician, first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada (1867–73, 1878–91).
Mountain system, south-central Northern Territory, Australia.
U.S. naval officer.
Country, Balkan Peninsula, southeastern Europe.
Three wars fought by Philip V of Macedonia and his successor, Perseus, against Rome (215–205 BC, 200–197, 171–167).
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