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  • n  a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
  • n  the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
  • n  in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations
  • n  a group of countries in special alliance
  • n  the 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head
  • n  the center around which something rotates

  • The axis keeps steady in space, but over an uneven period of about one year, the bulk of the earth moves slightly in relation to the axis.
  • Aside from Spain's civil war, the most lively political project in Europe is the Fascist "axis" swiftly being forged by Dictators Mussolini and Hitler.
  • Other countries were added to the axisfirst Iran, then North Korea.
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  • Joachim Loew in The Canadian Press
    England is always England. It's team with a lot of fighting spirit and very strong mentally, with incredible experience,Loew said. "The axis with John Terry, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Wayne Rooney has the highest quality you can...
  • President Bush in 코리아타임즈
    When asked by a reporter from USA Today, a US-based newspaper, whether he feels North Korea has fundamentally changed and whether it is still part of the "Axis of Evil," Bush said "that's to be determined. In order to get off the list, the axis of...
  • Ehud Olmert in Ha'aretz
    Eventually, Syria will have to choose between the Iranian grip, partnership in the axis of evil and international isolation, or peace, economic prosperity and a place among the family of nations,Olmert said.

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