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ashley montagu
  • n  United States anthropologist (born in England) who popularized anthropology (1905-)
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ashram
  • n  a place of religious retreat modeled after the Indian ashram
  • n  (India) a place of religious retreat for Hindus
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ashtoreth
  • n  an ancient Phoenician goddess of love and fertility; the Phoenician counterpart to Ishtar
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ashtray
  • n  a receptacle for the ash from smokers' cigars or cigarettes
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ashur
  • n  chief god of the Assyrians; god of military prowess and empire; identified with Babylonian Anshar
  • n  an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris and traditional capital of Assyria; just to the south of the modern city of Mosul in Iraq
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ashurbanipal
  • n  king of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
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asia
  • n  the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
  • n  the nations of the Asian continent collectively
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asia minor
  • n  a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
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asian country
  • n  any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
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asian crocodile
  • n  estuarine crocodile of eastern Asia and Pacific islands
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asian horseshoe crab
  • n  horseshoe crab of the coast of eastern Asia
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asian influenza
  • n  influenza caused by the Asian virus that was first isolated in 1957
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asian longhorned beetle
  • n  a beetle from China that has been found in the United States and is a threat to hardwood trees; lives inside the tree; no natural predators in the United States
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asian nation
  • n  any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
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asian seabass
  • n  a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats
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