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  • n. tree of southeastern Asia to Australia grown primarily for its sweet edible fruit resembling litchi nuts; sometimes placed in genera Euphorbia or Nephelium


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  • B. Gatz, Weltalter, Goldene Ait und sinnverwandte Vorstel - lungen (Hildesheim, 1967).


  • Anthropogeographie Friedrich Ratzels und ihre ideen - geschichtlichen Wurzeln, Bonner Geographische Abhand - lungen, Heft 19 (Bonn, 1956), provides Ratzel's basis ideas in anthropogeography including his relationship to Herder and Ritter, and a valuable bibliography of German second - ary works.


  • Jahrbücher a long article by Hegel entitled Verhand - lungen der Landstände des Königreichs Württemberg im Jahre 1815 und 1816.

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  • Horse arena builder and maker of walker bases/lungen rings.

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  • The establishment by the German astronomer J.E. Bode (1747-1826) of a simple arithmetic series to rep - resent planetary distances from the sun, and the later inclusion of the newly-discovered planet Neptune in the series (see Duhem, Système, II, 15-17) carried forward Keplerian ideas of stellar harmony; in the twentieth century a new system of harmoniously pro - portionate planetary distances was worked out by the cosmologist Wilhelm Kaiser (Geometrischen Vorstel - lungen in der Astronomie, Kosmos und Menschen - wesen, 1930), while at the microscopic level V. Gold - schmidt has found the proportions of the musical scale in the relative dimensions of crystals (Ueber Harmonie und Complication, 1931).

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