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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A territorial and administrative division of the old Germanic state which included several villages or communities, and seems to have corresponded at first to the hundred, but later to a division more nearly resembling a modern county. The word still forms part of several place-names, as Oberammergau in Bavaria.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A prayer box or small container worn as jewelry/jewellery and containing an amulet or similar item.

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