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

  • Las Casas, Bartolomé de Known as "Apostle of the Indies.” 1474-1566. Spanish missionary and historian who sought to abolish the oppression and enslavement of the native peoples in the Americas.

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  • Evacuation shelters are having to stretch their supplies thinner because the number of people arriving continues to increase—including some people whose houses are still standing—as food elsewhere runs out and the temperature drops below freezing, said Takako Abe, a volunteer at the Katsuma Grade School center.

    Most-Damaged Areas Await Food, Aid

  • "There is uncertainty how the government is going to come up with supplementary budgets, and it is unclear how the revenue for the recovery from the earthquake disaster is funded," said Takako Masai , general manager of markets sub-group Shinsei Bank .

    Euro Up, Yen Falls

  • "There is uncertainty how the government is going to come up with supplementary budgets, and it is unclear how the revenue for the recovery from the earthquake disaster is funded," said Takako Masai, general manager of markets sub-group Shinsei Bank.

    Japan Up on Manufacturers Outlook

  • Jana Press/ZUMAPRESS.com Takako Kitamura carried the belongings she had dug from her house to a truck in Miyako, Iwate, on March 15.

    Lost and Found

  • The second release, scheduled for December, will be Wandering Son, the first volume in an ongoing series (10 volumes so far) by Shimura Takako exploring transgender issues.

    Fantagraphics Manga Line Launches With Moto Hagio Book » Manga Worth Reading

  • In Tokyo's Ota ward, famous for its mom-and-pop manufacturers, Takako Suwa says she is also thinking about building a branch of her company, Daiya Seiki Co., overseas.

    End of Era for Japan's Exports

  • The marriage is the first for a female member of the imperial family since Princess Takako, the fifth daughter of Emperor Showa, wed 45 years ago.

    Western Press Vilifies Princess' Decision to Marry

  • When Princess Takako was married nearly half a century ago, Emperor Showa and Empress Kojun attended the wedding ceremony but did not attend the wedding reception.

    Western Press Vilifies Princess' Decision to Marry

  • Up until the marriage of Princess Takako, the emperor's daughters used to marry former members of the imperial family or men who had previously held titles of peerage.

    Western Press Vilifies Princess' Decision to Marry

  • BoingBoing pal Geisha Asobi points us to Takako Umemiya's NYO-TA-I-MO-RI-Project (Link), and says, "She is very funny!!!!"

    Boing Boing: November 9, 2003 - November 15, 2003 Archives

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