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(Encyclopedia) Hamtramck h?mtr?m?k, city (1990 pop. 18,372), Wayne co., SE Mich., within the confines of Detroit; inc. as a city 1922. There is meat processing, as well as the manufacture of?

Pusey, Nathan Marsh

(Encyclopedia) Pusey, Nathan Marshpyo?oz?, 1907?2001, American educator, b. Council Bluffs, Iowa, grad. Harvard (B.A., 1928; M.A., 1932; Ph.D., 1937). A classical scholar, Pusey taught at Lawrence?

Smith, Zadie

(Encyclopedia) Smith, Zadie, 1975?, English fiction writer. The biracial daughter of an English father and Jamaican mother, Smith burst on the literary scene in 2000 with her first novel, White Teeth?


(Encyclopedia) Leicesterl?st?r, city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 324,394), central England. The city is connected by canals with the Trent River and London, and it is also a railway center.?


(Encyclopedia) Vancouver, city (1991 pop. 471,844), SW British Columbia, Canada, on Burrard Inlet of the Strait of Georgia, opposite Vancouver Island and just N of the Wash. border. It is the largest?


(Encyclopedia) Queens, borough of New York City (1990 pop. 1,951,598), land area c.109 sq mi (293 sq km), on the western portion of Long Island, SE N.Y., coextensive with Queens co.; settled by the?


(Encyclopedia) Amsterdam ?mst?rd?m?, Dutch mst?rdm, city (1994 pop. 724,096), constitutional capital and largest city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, North Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the?


(Encyclopedia) Xinjiang sh?njyng or Sinkiangsh?njyng, s?nky?ng [Chinese,=new frontier], officially Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (Mandarin Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu), autonomous region (2010?

Austro-Hungarian Monarchy

(Encyclopedia) Austro-Hungarian Monarchy or Dual Monarchy, the Hapsburg empire from 1867 until its fall in 1918. The Nature of Austria-Hungary The reorganization of Austria and Hungary was made?


(Encyclopedia) Malta mlt?, officially Republic of Malta, republic (2015 est. pop. 428,000), 122 sq mi (316 sq km), in the Mediterranean Sea S of Sicily. It comprises the islands of Malta (95 sq mi/?