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Lempira may refer to:* Lempira , 16th century leader of the Lenca peoples of Central America, who led local resistance against the Spanish conquistadores* Honduran lempira, unit of currency

Lemurs are a clade of strepsirrhine primates endemic to the island of Madagascar. They are named after the lemures of Roman mythology due to the ghostly vocalizations, reflective eyes, and the nocturnal habits of some species

Lemurs are a clade of strepsirrhine primates endemic to the island of Madagascar. They are named after the lemures of Roman mythology due to the ghostly vocalizations, reflective eyes, and the nocturnal habits of some species

Lemuria (band)
Lemuria is an indie/punk rock band from Buffalo, New York formed in 2004. Lemuria has recently released their "The First Collection" EP compilation and the LP, "Get Better"

Lemuria (comics)
Lemuria is the name of two fictional locations in the Marvel Universe.Lemuria had been a small continent and group of islands in the Pacific Ocean 21,000 years ago, which was ruled by the Deviants. Lemuria became the center of the Deviant empire, and the only remaining free land was Atlantis, the continent that held its greatest enemy, the Atlantean Empire

Lemuridae is a family of prosimian primates native to Madagascar, and one of five families commonly known as lemurs. These animals were thought to be the evolutionary predecessors of monkeys and apes, but this is no longer considered correct

Lend can refer to the following:*Lend, Austria, a town in the district of Zell am See in the state of Salzburg*Lend , a district of Graz-See also:

Lend (Graz)
Lend is the 4th district of the Austrian city of Graz. It is located on the west bank of the Mur and north of the district Gries and west of the district Innere Stadt and the Schloßberg.

Lend an Ear
Lend an Ear is a musical revue with a book, music, and lyrics by Charles Gaynor and additional sketches by Joseph Stein and Will Glickman.-Background:Lend an Ear was commissioned by Frederick Burleigh, and

-People called Lene:*Lene Alexandra, Norwegian singer*Lene Demsitz, Danish long jumper*Lene Elise Bergum, Norwegian actress*Lene Espersen, Danish politician*Lene Hall, Barbadian model*Lene Hau, Danish physicist*Lene Kaaberbøl, Danish writer

Length (horse racing)
A horse length, or simply length, is a unit of measurement that refers to the length of a horse from nose to tail, approximately 8 feet, It is commonly used in Thoroughbred horse racing, where it describes the distance between horses in a race

----Lengyel is the highest inhabited village in Tolna County, Hungary. It is located between Bonyhád and Dombóvár.-Notable Aspects :*Apponyi manor house surrounded by 22 hectares of park with botanical rarities.*Kindergarten museum

Leningrad is the former name of Saint Petersburg, Russia.Leningrad may also refer to:- Places :* Leningrad Oblast, a federal subject of Russia, around Saint Petersburg* Leningrad, Tajikistan, capital of Muminobod district in Khatlon Province

Lennon (disambiguation)
John Lennon was an English rock musician who gained worldwide fame as one of the founders of the Beatles.Lennon may also refer to:*Lennon , a given name and surname

Lenny (given name)
Lenny or Lennie is a given name , and may refer to:In sports:* Lenny Fernandes Coelho, Brazilian footballer* Lenny Dykstra, American former baseball player

Leno (stream)
The Leno is the last of the main tributaries of the Adige river, at a confluence on its left bank near the town of Rovereto. It is actually formed of 2 water-courses:*the Leno of Vallarsa

-Optics:*Lens , an optical element which converges or diverges light**Lens , a part of the eye**Corrective lens for correction of human vision***Contact lens, placed on the cornea of the eye**Photographic lens, a lens designed for use on a camera

-Optics:*Lens , an optical element which converges or diverges light**Lens , a part of the eye**Corrective lens for correction of human vision***Contact lens, placed on the cornea of the eye**Photographic lens, a lens designed for use on a camera

In the Christian tradition, Lent is the period of the liturgical year from Ash Wednesday to Easter. The traditional purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer – through prayer, repentance, almsgiving and self-denial – for the annual commemoration during Holy Week of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, which recalls the events linked to the Passion of Christ and culminates in

The lentil is an edible pulse. It is a bushy annual plant of the legume family, grown for its lens-shaped seeds

Lentinan is a beta-glucan with a glycosidic β-1,3:β-1,6 linkage. It is an anti-tumor polysaccharide from the shiitake mushroom. Lentinan is a polysaccharide that has a molecular weight of approximately 500,000 Da

Lento is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It shares the canton of Alto-di-Casaconi with Monte, Volpajola, Campile, Olmo, Prunelli-di-Casacconi, Campitello, Ortiporio, Canavaggia, Bigorno, Scolca, Crocicchia and Penta-Acquatella.-Population:-References:*

Lento (disambiguation)
Lento may refer to:* Lento, Haute-Corse, a French commune located on the island of Corsica* Lento , an Italian Sludge Metal band* Disco Lento, a type of slow, disco-influenced electronic music popularized in the late 1980s

Lento (Julieta Venegas song)
"Lento" is the second single from the third album by Mexican singer Julieta Venegas, called Sí-Song information:The song was written by Coti Sorokin and Julieta Venegas. Julieta plays the accordion, drum machine and keyboards on the track

Lento (Julieta Venegas song)
"Lento" is the second single from the third album by Mexican singer Julieta Venegas, called Sí-Song information:The song was written by Coti Sorokin and Julieta Venegas. Julieta plays the accordion, drum machine and keyboards on the track

Lento (Skempton)
Lento is a composition for orchestra written by Howard Skempton in 1990. It was Skempton's third work for large forces, and his first major success.

LEO as an initialism may refer to:* Low Earth orbit, a satellite path* Law enforcement officer, an official* Louisville Eccentric Observer, a newspaper* LEO , an electronic device* LEO , a lunar mission

Leo (comics)
Leo is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.-Publication history:The original Leo first appeared in Avengers #72 , and was created by Roy Thomas and Sal Buscema.

Leo (horse)
Leo was one of the most influential Quarter Horse sires in the early years of the American Quarter Horse Association .-Life:

LEO (spacecraft)
LEO is the name of a proposed German mission to the Moon, announced by the German Aerospace Center Director Walter Doellinger on March 2, 2007. Because the needed money for the year 2009 was diverted elsewhere, the start of the project was delayed indefinitely

-Europe:* Kingdom of León, an independent state in the Iberian Peninsula from 910 to 1230 and again from 1296 to 1301* Viscounty of Léon, a feudal state in France during the 11th to 13th centuries* Léon, Landes, a commune in France* Isla de León, a Spanish island

LEON is a 32-bit CPU microprocessor core, based on the SPARC-V8 RISC architecture and instruction set. It was originally designed by the European Space Research and Technology Centre , part of the European Space Agency , and after that by Gaisler Research. It is described in synthesizable VHDL

Leon (given name)
Leon is a name of Greek origin, derived from the first known Leon, the King of Sparta, Leonidas I . In Greek, Latin, French, and Spanish Leon means "lion". Derived from the Greek λεων meaning "lion", this name was borne by a 5th-century BCE king of Sparta

Leona (sternwheeler)
The steamship Leona operated from 1899 to 1912 on the Willamette River in the U.S. state of Oregon. This vessel was original launched under the name McMinnville in 1899, and should not be confused with an earlier vessel named McMinnville, which ran on the Willamette River from 1877 to 1881.-Construction:Leona / McMinville was built in 1899, at the shipyard of

Leona Lewis
Leona Louise Lewis is a British singer and songwriter. Lewis first came to prominence in 2006 when she won the third series of the British television series The X Factor.

-Fiction:*Leonard Hofstadter a character on The Big Bang Theory*Ego Leonard, a Lego-man from a virtual world. He is also the pseudonym for the unknown sculpture of three 8-foot tall Lego men.-Places:United States*Leonard, California

Leonard (appliances)
The Leonard Company was founded in 1881 by Charles H. Leonard in Grand Rapids, Michigan.-Beginnings:The famous Leonard "Cleanable" Refrigerator came about after a mishap in the Leonard home: a pail of hot cooling lard was left inside an ice box on top of a cake of ice, resulting in melted ice, a spilled pail and cooled lard spilled all over

Leonard (demon)
Leonard or "Master Leonard" is a demon or spirit in the Dictionnaire Infernal, grand-master of the nocturnal orgies of demons. He is represented as a three-horned goat, with a black human face. He marks his initiates with one of his horns

Leonard (name)
Leonard is a common English language masculine given name and a surname.The given name and surname originate from the Old High German Leonhard containing the prefix levon and the suffix hardu . The name has come to mean "lion strength", "lion-strong", or "lion-hearted". It may also be from the Latin Leo

Leonardo (journal)
Leonardo is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the MIT Press covering the application of contemporary science and technology to the arts and music.- History :

Leonardo (robot)
Leonardo is a robot developed by Professor Cynthia Breazeal of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab in conjunction with Stan Winston Studio and DARPA. Physically it appears to be anthropomorphic, covered in synthetic fur and having a vaguely humanoid body about two and a half feet tall. The robot has a highly mobile face and arms, but cannot walk

Leonardo (TV channel)
Leonardo is an Italian television channel owned by the Sitcom Group. The channel broadcasts programmes related to fashion and the arts. It is broadcast in Italy on SKY Italia and on IPTV-Sister channels:* Alice - food and home* Marcopolo - travel channel

Leone (disambiguation)
-Given name:* Leone Battista Alberti, Italian Renaissance humanist polymath* Leone Caetani, Italian politician* Leone de' Sommi, Italian writer* Leone Ginzburg, Italian journalist* Leone Leoni , Italian Renaissance sculptor and medallist

Leones, was a professional soccer team in San Salvador, El Salvador. Leones arrived to the national league in the 1951-52 season, simply since the Salvadoran Football Federation had no institutionalised relegation rules. In their first year, Leones finished runners-up to C.D. FAS. After five years in the league, they were relegated to the second division in the 1955-56 season

Leonhard may refer to:* Leonhard Euler , Swiss mathematician and physicist* Leonhard Rauwolf , German physician and botanist* Leonhard Hutter , German theologian* Karl Leonhard , German psychiatrist

Leonid may refer to:*Leonids, a yearly prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Tempel-Tuttle.People with the name Leonid*Leonid Brezhnev , political leader of the USSR from 1964 to 1982.* Leonid Buryak Leonid may refer to:*Leonids, a yearly prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Tempel-Tuttle.People with the name Leonid*Leonid Brezhnev (1906–1982), political leader of the USSR from 1964 to 1982.* Leonid Buryak Leonid may refer to:*Leonids, a yearly prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Tempel-Tuttle.People with the name Leonid*Leonid Brezhnev (1906–1982), political leader of the USSR from 1964 to 1982.* Leonid Buryak (b

Leonie (given name)
Leonie is a Greek-origin feminine given name, , from the masculine personal name Leon . Leonie evolved to Léonie in France

Leoninus may refer to:* Léonin , the first known significant composer of polyphonic organum* Elbertus Leoninus , a Dutch jurist and statesman who helped negotiate the Pacification of Ghent-Species Latin names:

Leonore (disambiguation)
Leonore may refer to:*The title character, and original title, of Beethoven's opera Fidelio*The opera Léonore, ou L’amour conjugal by Pierre Gaveaux *The heroine of two Verdi operas, La forza del destino and Il trovatore

Leopard (pattern)
Leopard is a term used to describe a spotted color pattern, particularly in the hair coat or skin of animals, but also used to describe spotting patterns in plants and fabrics

Leopards (disambiguation)
Leopards are members of the Felidae family.Leopards may also refer to:* AFC Leopards, a soccer club* African Leopards, an African rugby union representative team* Dongguan Leopards, a basketball team* Essex Leopards, a British basketball team

A leotard is a skin-tight one-piece garment that covers the torso but leaves the legs free. It was made famous by the French acrobatic performer Jules Léotard .

Lepel (film)
Lepel is a 2005 Dutch children's film. The film received a Golden Film for 100,000 visitors.

Lepidoptera (album)
Lepidoptera is the fourth major studio release by Fursaxa.-Track listing:#"Freedom" – 6:09#"Purple Fantasy" – 3:05#"Velada" – 5:42#"Moonlight sonata" – 4:31#"Neon Lights" – 2:54#"Karma" – 3:59#"Poppy Opera" – 7:28#"Russian Snow Queen" – 3:50

The Lepidosauria are reptiles with overlapping scales. This subclass includes Squamata and Sphenodontidae. It is a monophyletic group and therefore contains all descendents of a common ancestor. The squamata includes snakes, lizards, tuataras, and amphisbaenia. Lepidosauria is the sister taxon to Archosauria, which includes Aves and Crocodilia

Leporids are the approximately 50 species of rabbits and hares which form the family Leporidae. The leporids, together with the pikas, constitute the mammalian order Lagomorpha. Leporids differ from pikas in having short furry tails, and elongated ears and hind legs

Leprechaun (disambiguation)
A Leprechaun, in Irish mythology, is a type of male faerie said to inhabit the island of Ireland.Leprechaun may also refer to:- Film :* Leprechaun , a horror film and comic franchise

Leps is a village and a former municipality in the district of Anhalt-Bitterfeld, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the town Zerbst.

A lepton is an elementary particle and a fundamental constituent of matter. The best known of all leptons is the electron which governs nearly all of chemistry as it is found in atoms and is directly tied to all chemical properties. Two main classes of leptons exist: charged leptons , and neutral leptons

Lepus is the genus of hares.Lepus may also be:* Lepus , a group of stars* Arieşeni, a commune in Romania* Lepus-the story of a hare, a book by D.Brian Plummer

LER or Ler may refer to:* Ler, Norway, a village in the municipality of Melhus, Norway* "Ler" books, a trilogy by M. A. Foster* Label Edge Router, a term used to define an edge-most router in an IP/MPLS network

Lermontov (crater)
Lermontov is an impact crater on the planet Mercury, 152 kilometers in diameter. It is located at 15.2°N, 48.1°W, southwest of the crater Proust and northeast of the crater Giotto. It has a circular rim and a flat crater floor. Lermontov is likely a mature crater, but it remains a bright feature because of low opaque material on its floor

Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann, sometimes known as Robert Alexander Schumann, was a German composer, aesthete and influential music critic. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most representative composers of the Romantic era.

Robert Shaw (conductor)
Robert Shaw was an American conductor most famous for his work with his namesake Chorale, with the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Shaw received 14 Grammy awards, four ASCAP awards for service to contemporary music, the first Guggenheim Fellowship ever awarded to a conductor, the Alice M

Robert Solow
Robert Merton Solow is an American economist particularly known for his work on the theory of economic growth that culminated in the exogenous growth model named after him

Robert Southey
Robert Southey was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the so-called "Lake Poets", and Poet Laureate for 30 years from 1813 to his death in 1843

Robert Stewart, 1st Marquess of Londonderry
Robert Stewart, 1st Marquess of Londonderry PC , was an Irish politician and landowner, the father of politician Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh.-Early life in Dublin:

Robert T. Frederick
Robert Tryon Frederick was a highly decorated American combat commander during World War II, who commanded the 1st Special Service Force, the 1st Airborne Task Force and the 45th Infantry Division.-Career:

Robert Taylor (Australian actor)
- Biography :Taylor is best known internationally for his role in The Matrix as Agent Jones. He also appeared in the crocodile horror film Rogue and stars in Australian thriller Storm Warning and the 2009 Australian movie Coffin Rock.-Filmography:

Robert Todd Lincoln
Robert Todd Lincoln was an American lawyer and Secretary of War, and the first son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln

Robert Todd Lytle
Robert Todd Lytle was a politician who represented Ohio in the United States House of Representatives from 1833 to 1835.

Robert Treat
Robert Treat was an American colonial leader, militia officer and governor of Connecticut between 1683 and 1698.

Robert W. Cone
Robert William Cone is a United States Army four-star general and is currently the Commanding General of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. He assumed command of TRADOC on 29 April 2011

Robert Wadlow
Robert Pershing Wadlow was the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow is sometimes known as the Alton Giant or Giant of Illinois because he was born and grew up in Alton, Illinois.Wadlow reached in height and weighed at his death at age 22

Robert Whitehead
Robert Whitehead was an English engineer. He developed the first effective self-propelled naval torpedo. His company, located in the Austrian naval centre in Fiume, was the world leader in torpedo development and production up to the First World War.- Early life:He was born the son of a cotton-bleacher, in Bolton, England

Robert's Rules of Order
Robert's Rules of Order is the short title of a book containing rules of order intended to be adopted as a parliamentary authority for use by a deliberative assembly written by Brig. Gen

Roberta Cowell
Roberta Cowell, , was the first known British male-to-female transsexual to undergo sex reassignment surgery.Born Robert Cowell, she was a Spitfire pilot in World War II and a racing driver after the war. She had a vaginoplasty on 15 May 1951, via a surgical method invented and performed by Dr Harold Gillies

Roberto Carlos (singer)
Roberto Carlos Braga is a Grammy Award-winning Brazilian singer and composer, who has achieved a great deal of success and recognition in his 50 year career, also known as King of Latin Music.

Roberto Cavalli
Roberto Cavalli is an Italian fashion designer from Florence.-Biography:Roberto Cavalli was born in Florence, Tuscany. His grandfather, Giuseppe Rossi, was a member of the Macchiaioli Movement, whose work is exhibited in the Uffizi Gallery. Cavalli decided to enroll at the local Art Institute, concentrating in textile print

Roberto Clemente
Roberto Clemente Walker was a Puerto Rican Major League Baseball right fielder. He was born in Carolina, Puerto Rico, the youngest of seven children. Clemente played his entire 18-year baseball career with the Pittsburgh Pirates . He was awarded the National League's Most Valuable Player Award in 1966

Roberto Ivens
Roberto Ivens was a Portuguese explorer of Africa, Geographer, colonial administrator, and an officer of the Portuguese Navy.-Early life:

Roberto Matta
Roberto Sebastián Antonio Matta Echaurren , better known as Roberto Matta, was one of Chile's best-known painters and a seminal figure in 20th century abstract expressionist and surrealist art.

Roberts v. Boston
Roberts v. Boston, 59 Mass. 198 , was a lawsuit seeking to end racial discrimination in Boston public schools. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in favor of Boston, finding no constitutional basis for the suit. The case was later cited by the US Supreme Court in Plessy v

Robertsonian translocation
Robertsonian translocation is a common form of chromosomal rearrangement that in humans occurs in the five acrocentric chromosome pairs, namely 13, 14, 15, 21, and 22. Other translocations occur but do not lead to a viable fetus. They are named after the American biologist William Rees Brebner Robertson Ph.D

Robin Cook (novelist)
Dr. Robin Cook is an American physician and novelist who writes about medicine and topics affecting public health.

Robin Hood
Robin Hood was a heroic outlaw in English folklore. A highly skilled archer and swordsman, he is known for "robbing from the rich and giving to the poor", assisted by a group of fellow outlaws known as his "Merry Men". Traditionally, Robin Hood and his men are depicted wearing Lincoln green clothes.

Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a 1993 French-American adventure comedy film and a parody of the Robin Hood story. Produced and directed by Mel Brooks, the film stars Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, and Dave Chappelle in his film debut

Robin Jackman
Robin Jackman is a former English cricketer, who played in four Tests and fifteen ODIs for England from 1974 to 1983. He was a seam bowler and useful tail-end batsman. During a first-class career lasting from 1966 to 1982, he took 1,402 wickets

Robin Miller (nurse)
Robin Elizabeth Miller , known as "The Sugarbird Lady", was an Australian aviatrix and nurse. The name "The Sugarbird Lady" was given to her by outback Aboriginal children during her work combatting polio

Robin of Sherwood
Robin of Sherwood , was a British television series, based on the legend of Robin Hood. Created by Richard Carpenter, it was produced by HTV in association with Goldcrest, and ran from 1984 to 1986 on the ITV network. In America it was retitled Robin Hood and shown on the premium cable TV channel Showtime and on PBS

Robin Philipson
Sir Robin Philipson was a Lancashire-born painter who was influential within the Scottish art scene for over three decades.Philipson was born in Broughton-in-Furness and moved to Scotland with his family when he was 14

Robin Roberts (newscaster)
Robin René Roberts is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the co-anchor of ABC's morning show Good Morning America-Early life:

Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe that was first published in 1719. Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form, the book is a fictional autobiography of the title character—a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers before being rescued.The story was perhaps influenced by Alexander

Robinson R22
The Robinson R22 is a two-bladed, single-engine light utility helicopter manufactured by Robinson Helicopter. The two-seat R22 was designed in 1973 by Frank Robinson and has been in production since 1979.-Development:

Robinson R44
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Robinsons Star Mills Pampanga
Robinsons Starmills Pampanga or Starmills Mall is a shopping mall owned and operated by John Gokongwei and his company, Robinsons Malls, the second largest mall operator in the Philippines. This is the very first Robinsons Mall in the Central Luzon and in the Pampanga Province, rivaling adjacent SM City Pampanga, a shopping mall owned by Henry Sy, Sr

Robonaut is a humanoid robotic development project conducted by the Dextrous Robotics Laboratory at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas

Roborovski hamster
Roborovskis or desert hamsters are the smallest of all hamsters, averaging under an inch at birth, and three inches during adulthood

Robot dog
Robotic dogs are robots designed to resemble dogs in appearance and behavior, usually incorporating canine characteristics such as barking or tail-wagging

Rocamadour is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France. It lies in the former province of Quercy.Rocamadour has attracted visitors for its setting in a gorge above a tributary of the River Dordogne, and especially for its historical monuments and its sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which for centuries has attracted pilgrims from every

Rochdale is a large market town in Greater Manchester, England. It lies amongst the foothills of the Pennines on the River Roch, north-northwest of Oldham, and north-northeast of the city of Manchester. Rochdale is surrounded by several smaller settlements which together form the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, population 206,500

Rochdale Canal
The Rochdale Canal is a navigable "broad" canal in northern England, part of the connected system of the canals of Great Britain. The "Rochdale" in its name refers to the town of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, through which the canal passes.

Rochelle, Illinois
Rochelle is a city in Ogle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 9,574 at the 2010 census, up from 9,424 at the 2000 census. Rochelle is about west of Chicago and south of Rockford

Rochester Castle
Rochester Castle stands on the east bank of the River Medway in Rochester, Kent, England. The 12th-century keep or stone tower, which is the castle's most prominent feature, is one of the best preserved in England or France. Located along the River Medway and Watling Street, Rochester was a strategically important royal castle

Rochester Institute of Technology
The Rochester Institute of Technology is a private university, located within the town of Henrietta in metropolitan Rochester, New York, United States

Rochester Lancers
The Rochester Lancers were a soccer team based in Rochester, New York that played in the American Soccer League from 1967 until 1969 and the North American Soccer League from 1970 to 1980 at Aquinas Stadium

Rochester Red Wings
The Rochester Red Wings are a minor league baseball team based in Rochester, New York. The team plays in the International League and is the Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins major-league club. The Red Wings play in Frontier Field, located in downtown Rochester.The Red Wings were an affiliate of the St

Rochester, New Hampshire
Rochester is a city in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 29,752. The city includes the villages of East Rochester and Gonic. Rochester is home to Skyhaven Airport and the annual Rochester Fair.

Rochester, New York
Rochester is a city in Monroe County, New York, south of Lake Ontario in the United States. Known as The World's Image Centre, it was also once known as The Flour City, and more recently as The Flower City

Rochford is a small town in the Rochford district of Essex in the East of England. It is sited about 43 miles from Central London and approximately 21 miles from the Essex county town, Chelmsford

Rock, rocks, the rock, or the rocks may refer to:-Geology and minerals:* Rock , naturally occurring solid aggregate of minerals and/or mineraloids* Rock salt or halite, mineral form of sodium chloride-People:

Rock (geology)
In geology, rock or stone is a naturally occurring solid aggregate of minerals and/or mineraloids.The Earth's outer solid layer, the lithosphere, is made of rock. In general rocks are of three types, namely, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic

Rock and roll
Rock and roll is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s, primarily from a combination of African American blues, country, jazz, and gospel music

Rock art
Rock art is a term used in archaeology for any human-made markings made on natural stone. They can be divided into:*Petroglyphs - carvings into stone surfaces*Pictographs - rock and cave paintings

Rock Band 2
Rock Band 2 is a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems. It is the sequel to Rock Band and is the second title in the series. The game allows up to four players to simulate the performance of popular songs by playing with controllers modeled after musical instruments

Rock candy
Rock candy is a type of confectionery mineral composed of relatively large sugar crystals. This candy is formed by allowing a supersaturated solution of sugar and water to crystallize onto a surface suitable for crystal nucleation, such as a string or stick

Rock climbing in the Peak District
Rock climbing is a popular activity in the Peak District; particularly on edges such as Stanage or Froggatt. Generally the climbing style is free climbing and the rock is either gritstone or limestone. Climbing has been practised in the Peak District since the late 19th century; James W

Rock crawling
Rock crawling is an extreme form of off road driving using vehicles anywhere from stock to highly modified to overcome obstacles. In rock crawling, drivers drive highly modified four-wheel-drive vehicles such as trucks, Jeeps, and "buggies" over very harsh terrain

Rock cycle
The rock cycle is a fundamental concept in geology that describes the dynamic transitions through geologic time among the three main rock types: sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous. As the diagram to the right illustrates, each of the types of rocks are altered or destroyed when it is forced out of its equilibrium conditions

Rock festival
A rock festival, or a rock fest, is a large-scale rock music concert, featuring multiple acts.The first rock festivals were put on in the late 1960s and were important socio-cultural milestones. In the 1980s a minor resurgence of festivals occurred with charity as the goal.Today, they are often open air concerts, often spread out over several days

Rock formation
This is a list of rock formations that include isolated, scenic, or spectacular surface rock outcrops. These formations are usually the result of weathering and erosion sculpting the existing rock

Rock Hudson
Roy Harold Scherer, Jr., later Roy Harold Fitzgerald , known professionally as Rock Hudson, was an American film and television actor, recognized as a romantic leading man during the 1950s and 1960s, most notably in several romantic comedies with Doris Day.Hudson was voted "Star of the Year", "Favorite Leading Man", and similar titles by

Rock Island Dam
Rock Island Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington. Chelan County Public Utility District's Rock Island Dam and Hydro Project was the first dam to span the Columbia, having been built from 1929 to 1933. It is located near the geographical center of Washington, about 12 miles downstream from the city of Wenatchee

Rock music
Rock music is a genre of popular music that developed during and after the 1960s, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, itself heavily influenced by rhythm and blues and country music

Rock of Ages Light
The Rock of Ages Light is a U.S. Coast Guard lighthouse on a small rock outcropping approximately miles west of Washington Island and west of Isle Royale, in Keweenaw County, Michigan

Rock of Gibraltar
The Rock of Gibraltar is a monolithic limestone promontory located in Gibraltar, off the southwestern tip of Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It is high

Rock Pigeon
The Rock Dove or Rock Pigeon, is a member of the bird family Columbidae . In common usage, this bird is often simply referred to as the "pigeon".

Rock Records
Rock Records is a Taiwanese record label founded in 1980 by Sam and Johnny Duan . The record label had their first multiseller in 1989 with Sarah Chen.It is now Asia's largest independent record label.

Rock River (Illinois)
The Rock River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately long, in the U.S. states of Wisconsin and Illinois. It rises in southeast Wisconsin, in the Theresa Marsh near Theresa, Wisconsin in northeast Dodge County, Wisconsin approximately south of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Rock tripe
Rock tripe is a lichen of the genus Umbilicaria that grows on rocks. It can be found throughout northern parts of North America such as New England and the Rocky Mountains

The Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation was, along with Wurlitzer, a top maker of jukeboxes. The company, which originally made slot machines, scales and pinball machines, was founded in 1927 by Coin-Op pioneer David Cullen Rockola.