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

  • Louis XVI 1754-1793. King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates-General, but he did not grant the reforms that were demanded and revolution followed. Louis and his queen, Marie Antoinette, were executed in 1793.


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  • - About 60% of vehicles slowed down in the curve, slower than I'm used to seeing cars travel. 20% tried to maintain 25-30mph, and 20% treated this area like a racetrack. ┬╗ Front Page

  • But Scott's observations were ignored in Jones's final conclusions that repeated the story that Tillman had been shot from a vehicle travelling at a speed of '25-30mph' and that the occupants 'had visibility of and directed fire at' him 'for only 4-5 seconds'. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Few birds in the air today with the winds at a steady 25-30mph with higher gusts felt quite often.

    Berks county news


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