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Z particle
Electrically neutral carrier of the weak force and the neutral partner of the electrically charged W particle.
Zab River
Either of two tributaries of the Tigris River.
City (pop., 2000: 113,947), capital of Zacatecas state, Mexico.
State (pop., 2000: 1,353,610), north-central Mexico.
Zadkine, Ossip
Russian-born French sculptor.
Zaghl​u​l, Sa'd
Egyptian statesman.
City (pop., 2001: 691,724), capital of Croatia.
In Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and his daughter Persephone.
Zaharias, Babe Didrikson
U.S. athlete who excelled in several sports.
Large capitalist enterprises of pre-World War II Japan, similar to cartels or trusts but usually organized around a single family.
Political leader, either an officeholder or power broker.
Zama, Battle of
(202 BC) Engagement in which the Romans under Scipio Africanus the Elder decisively defeated the Carthaginians led by Hannibal, ending the Second Punic War.
Zambezi River
River, south-central Africa.
Landlocked country, south-central Africa.
Port city (pop., 2000: 601,794), western Mindanao, Philippines.
Zamyatin, Yevgeny (Ivanovich)
Russian novelist, playwright, and satirist.
People of central Africa who live in The Sudan, Congo (Kinshasa), and Central African Republic.
Zangwill, Israel
English novelist, playwright, and Zionist leader.
Zanuck, Darryl F(rancis)
U.S. film producer and executive.
Chief island (pop., 2002: 622,459) of Tanzania.
Zapata, Emiliano
Mexican revolutionary and champion of the rural poor.
City (pop., 2000: 910,690), north-central Jalisco state, west-central Mexico.
City (pop., 2001: 815,000), on the Dnieper River in southeastern Ukraine.
Indian population living in the state of Oaxaca, southern Mexico.
Zara, Siege of
(1202) Major episode of the Fourth Crusade, the first attack on a Christian city by a Crusading army.
City (pop., 2001: 614,905), northeastern Spain.
Historic kingdom and traditional emirate, northern Nigeria.
Zarlino, Gioseffo
Italian music theorist and composer.
Spanish musical play consisting of spoken dialogue, songs, choruses, and dances.
Zátopek, Emil
Czech long-distance runner.
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