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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A highly industrialized region of west-central England centered on Birmingham. It was named for the grime accumulated from factory smoke and other industrial pollutants.

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  • Deiparae, tom. 1, lib. 1, hom. 19, on the authority of a letter from

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Firmissime assero, imagines Christi ac Deiparae semper Virginis, necnon aliorum Sanctorum habendas et retiendas esse, atque eis debitum honorem et venerationem impertiendum.

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