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Canute the Saint

(Encyclopedia) Canute the Saint, d. 1086, king (1080–86) and patron saint of Denmark. He built churches and cathedrals and raised the bishops to the rank of prince. In 1085 he made an…

Guibert of Ravenna

(Encyclopedia) Guibert of Ravenna gwĭb´ərt, gēbĕr´ [key], d. 1100, Italian churchman, antipope (1080–1100) Clement III, b. Parma. As imperial chancellor of Italy (1057–63), he…

Woods Hole

(Encyclopedia) Woods Hole, uninc. village (1990 pop. 1,080) and seaport in the town of Falmouth, Barnstable co., SE Mass., at the southwestern extremity of Cape Cod. It is the departure…

Ibn Tumart

(Encyclopedia) Ibn Tumart ĭ´bən to͞omärt´ [key], c.1080–1130, Berber Muslim religious leader, founder of the Almohads . He went to the East in his youth and returned convinced…

Cotswold Hills

(Encyclopedia) Cotswold Hills kŏt´swōld [key], range, mainly in Gloucestershire, W England, extending c.50 mi (80 km) NE from Bath; Cleeve Cloud (c.1,080 ft/330 m) is the highest point…

Saint-Quentin

(Encyclopedia) Saint-Quentin săN-käNtăN´ [key], city (1990 pop. 62,085), Aisne dept., N France, on the Somme River. Foundry products, machinery, textiles, and food products are…

Yellowstone

(Encyclopedia) Yellowstone, river, 671 mi (1,080 km) long, rising in NW Wyo., and flowing NE through Mont. to enter the Missouri River near the N.Dak. line; it drains c.70,400 sq mi (…

Cilicia

(Encyclopedia) Cilicia sĭlĭsh´ə [key], ancient region of SE Asia Minor, in present S Turkey, between the Mediterranean and the Taurus range. It included a high and barren plateau,…

North Holland

(Encyclopedia) North Holland, Dutch Noordholland nōrt˝hô´länt [key], province (1994 pop. 2,457,300), c.1,080 sq mi (2,800 sq km), NW Netherlands, a peninsula between the North…

Henry IV

(Encyclopedia) Henry IV, 1050–1106, Holy Roman emperor (1084–1105) and German king (1056–1105), son and successor of Henry III . He was the central figure in the opening stages of…