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identity

(Encyclopedia) identity, in philosophy, problem of distinguishing sameness from change, or unity from diversity; primarily examined in connection with personal identity, universals, and…

identity theft

(Encyclopedia) identity theft, the use of one person's personal information by another to commit fraud or other crimes. The most common forms of identity theft occur when someone…

Catching the Facts on Identity Theft

Source: Federal Trade Commission. Web: www.consumer.gov/idtheft/index.html . Identity theft occurs when someone uses your bank account number, Social Security number, credit card, or other personal…

Stolen Identity: A Consumer Nightmare

Source: Federal Trade Commission (FTC). A new type of criminal has emerged—one who can wreak havoc with your finances and credit and destroy your good reputation. It's relatively easy for a…

Cephas

(Encyclopedia) Cephas sē´fəs [key], in the Gospels, Jesus' name for St. Peter. It is a transliteration of the Aramaic word for rock, and identical in meaning with Peter in…

Migdal-el

(Encyclopedia) Migdal-el mĭg´dəl-ĕl [key], fortified town, N ancient Palestine. It is believed to be identical with the biblical Magdala .

unison

(Encyclopedia) unison, in music, tones identical in pitch produced by two or more parts or voices. In popular usage a vocal composition is said to be sung in unison even though some of…

Mozah

(Encyclopedia) Mozah mō´zə [key], town, W of Jerusalem. It is identical with Qaluniya (Israel). Vespasian settled Roman legions here and called it Colonia Amasa. It is mentioned in the…

Argolis

(Encyclopedia) Argolis är´gəlĭs [key], region of ancient Greece in the NE Peloponnesus. It was roughly identical with the Argive plain and was the area dominated by the city of Argos.