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MUMmer
MUMmer is a bioinformatics software system for sequence alignment. It is based on the suffix tree data structure and is one of the fastest and most efficient systems available for this task, enabling it to be applied to very long sequences. It has been widely used for comparing different genomes to one another

Mummer (disambiguation)
Strictly speaking, a mummer is an actor in a traditional seasonal folk play. The term is also humorously applied to any actor.Mummer may also refer to:

Mummia
Mummia, Mumia, or "Mummy" is either a substance used in the embalming of mummies, or a powder made from ground mummies, used as a "medical preparation"

Mummy (film)
-Synopsis:Atiqa Odho played a powerful role in this movie...MUMMY. Atiqa is a young women coming from a poor family and marries into rich family, which does not accept her . Soon after they have a baby boy. Everything was fine and the family was happy until the husband dies

MUMPS
MUMPS , or alternatively M, is a programming language created in the late 1960s, originally for use in the healthcare industry. It was designed for the production of multi-user database-driven applications

Mumps
Mumps is a viral disease of the human species, caused by the mumps virus. Before the development of vaccination and the introduction of a vaccine, it was a common childhood disease worldwide

Mumps (disambiguation)
Mumps is a viral disease.Mumps or MUMPS may also refer to:* Mumps, a district in Oldham, Greater Manchester* Oldham Mumps railway station, a railway station on the Oldham Loop Line* MUMPS , a computer programming language

MUMPS (software)
MUMPS is a software application for the solution of large sparse systems of linear algebraic equations on distributed memory parallel computers. It was developed in European project PARASOL by CERFACS, IRIT-ENSEEIHT and RAL

MUN
-Other:* Mun, Hautes-Pyrénées, a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées département in southwestern France* Korean mun, a historical currency of Joseon Korea* Mun River, a river in Thailand* River Mun, a river in Norfolk, England

Munara
Munara is a village and union council, an administrative subdivision, of Chakwal District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is part of Kalarkahar Tehsil.

Munch
Munch may refer to:* Edvard Munch , a Norwegian expressionist painter and printmaker best known for his work The Scream** Edvard Munch , 1973 biographical film written and directed by Peter Watkins

Munchies (confectionery)
Munchies are a type of confectionery produced by Nestlé. They were introduced by the British firm Rowntree's in 1957. The brand was later acquired by Nestlé as part of its takeover of Rowntree Mackintosh in 1988.

Mund (in law)
The mund is a principle in Germanic tradition and law that can be crudely translated as "protection" and which grew as the prerogative of a Germanic tribe king or leader. It has been Latinized in mundium.The word comes from Germanic *mundo The mund is a principle in Germanic tradition and law that can be crudely translated as "protection" and which grew as the prerogative of a Germanic tribe king or leader. It has been Latinized in mundium.The word comes from Germanic *mundo The mund is a principle in Germanic tradition and law that can be crudely translated as "protection" and which grew as the prerogative of a Germanic tribe king or leader. It has been Latinized in mundium.The word comes from Germanic *mundo (cf

Mundane
In subcultural and fictional uses, a mundane is a person who does not belong to a particular group, according to the members of that group; the implication is that such persons, lacking imagination, are concerned solely with the mundane: the quotidian and ordinary

Mundus
-Brands:* Mundus furniture - a furniture-manufacturing company* Mundus Institute - an educational publishing group* Mundus College - an online college* Mundus Group - an aerospace company-People:* Mundus - an East Roman general

Mung
Mung is computer jargon for "to make repeated changes which individually may be reversible, yet which ultimately result in an unintentional, irreversible destruction of large portions of the original item." It was coined in 1958 in the Tech Model Railroad Club at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Munga
Munga is a locality situated in Västerås Municipality, Västmanland County, Sweden with 240 inhabitants in 2005.

Muni (film)
Muni is a 2007 Tamil comedy-horror film directed and written by Raghava Lawrence, who also plays the lead role. Vedhika, Rajkiran and Rahul Dev among other play supporting roles, while the film's score is composed by Bharathwaj. The film released on 9 March 2007 along with a Telugu dubbed version and gained average reviews and box office collections

Munich (soundtrack)
Munich is the original soundtrack, on the Decca Records label, of the 2005 Academy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated film Munich starring Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush, Mathieu Kassovitz and Daniel Craig

Municipal (disambiguation)
Municipal is a term usually relative to municipality.Municipal may also refer to:* Municipal bond, or "muni", a bond in the United States* Municipal ownership , which occurs when a municipality makes certain acquisitions

Municipality
A municipality is essentially an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government. It can also be used to mean the governing body of a municipality. A municipality is a general-purpose administrative subdivision, as opposed to a special-purpose district

Municipality (Palestinian Authority)
In the territories administrated by the Palestinian Authority, a municipality is an administrative unit of local government similar to a city. They were established and decided after the creation of the Local Government Ministry of the Palestinian National Authority in 1994. All municipalities are assigned by the Local Government Ministry

Munn
Munn is a surname. It may refer to:*Allison Munn , American actress*Clarence Munn , college football player and coach*Gurnee Munn , American businessman*Louise Munn , Scottish field hockey player

Munro (film)
Munro is a 1960 animated short film. It was directed by Gene Deitch, written by Jules Feiffer, and produced by William L. Snyder. Munro won an Academy Award for Animated Short Film in 1961, the first short composed outside of the United States to be so honored.The title character is a rebellious little boy who is accidentally drafted into the United States Army

Munro (surname)
-In academia and science:* Alan Munro , British immunologist and entrepreneur* Alexander Monro , Scottish medical pioneer and educator, also known as Alexander Monro III* Dana Carleton Munro , US historian

Munster (European Parliament constituency)
-1999 election :All sitting MEPs were re-elected.-1994 election:The constituency lost a seat and T. J. Maher and Gene Fitzgerald retired

Munt
* A family name Munt:** Janice Munt , Australian politician** Natalie Munt , British badminton player** Sally Rowena Munt, British feminist and academic** Tessa Munt, British politician

Munto
Munto is a two-episode original video animation project by Kyoto Animation, first released in 2003 titled Munto followed by a 2005 sequel Munto 2: Beyond the Walls of Time. An animated television series entitled Sora o Miageru Shōjo no Hitomi ni Utsuru Sekai based on the OVAs was produced by Kyoto Animation and directed by Yoshiji Kigami

Muon
The muon |mu]] used to represent it) is an elementary particle similar to the electron, with a unitary negative electric charge and a spin of ½. Together with the electron, the tau, and the three neutrinos, it is classified as a lepton

Mur
Mur may refer to:* Mur River , a river in Central Europe* Mur, Switzerland, a commune in Vaud and Avenches* Mur, a large village south of Novi Pazar, Serbia* Mur, part of the village of Murzasichle, Poland

Murari
Murari may refer to:Persons* Murari , Sanskrit dramatic poet and author of Anargharāghava* Sarvesh Murari, a cinematographer working in the Telugu film industry* Krishna Murari Moghe , Indian politician

Murasaki (crater)
Murasaki is a crater on Mercury located at 12 S, 31 W. It is 125 km in diameter and named after Murasaki Shikibu. The bright crater Kuiper overlays the rim of Muraski.

Murati
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Murato
-People:Dimitar Ilievski - Murato, the only Macedonian summiter of Mount Everest.-Places:Murato, commune in Haute-Corse department of France.

Murcia (disambiguation)
Murcia can refer to:* The Region of Murcia: a single-province autonomous community in Spain**Murcia * Murcia, Spain: the capital of the Region of Murcia* Murcia, Negros Occidental: a city in the Philippines

Murcia (Spanish Congress Electoral District)
Murcia is one of the 52 electoral districts used for the Spanish Congress of Deputies - the lower chamber of the Spanish Parliament, the Cortes Generales. It was first contested in modern times in the 1977 General Election. Murcia and Cartagena are the largest towns and together account for almost half of the electorate. Lorca is the only other municipality with more than 50,000 voters

Murder (Gehenna album)
Murder is the fifth full length album by the Norwegian black metal band Gehenna.-Track listing:#"Intro" - 1:13#"Murder" - 2:46#"Worthy Exit" - 3:06#"Devout Dementia" - 4:12#"The Crucified One" - 3:27#"Perfect Hate" - 5:04#"To The Grave" - 2:42

Murder (TV series)
Murder is a ten episode reality television series which premiered on Spike TV on July 31, 2007. Two teams of civilians investigate a real crime scene and have 48 hours before they must present their findings to detective Tommy Le Noir, after which Le Noir describes what happened at the actual crime scene, how the real investigators came up with their findings

Murderer (play)
Murderer is a 1975 comedy/thriller play written by Anthony Shaffer. Set in Dorset, England, the play tells the story of Norman Bartholomew, a painter who is obsessed with famous murderers of the past

Murderer (song)
Murderer is a 10" EP by Duluth, Minnesota slowcore group Low, released in 2003. Limited to 2000 copies worldwide. 1000 numbered copies on black vinyl in the US, 500 copies on translucent red colored vinyl in Europe, and the final 500 copies on clear vinyl, to be sold in a boxed set once the series of Vinyl Films 10" releases is completed

Mure
-Surname:* Benoît Jules Mure* John Mure* Geoffrey Mure* Pierre La Mure* William Mure -Places:* Mure, Kagawa, Japan* Mure, Nagano, Japan* La Mure, a commune in the French department of Isère.

Murex (company)
Murex Limited was a leading British provider of services to metallurgists, smelters and refiners, and welders. At its peak it was a member of the FT 30 index of leading stocks on the London Stock Exchange.-History:

Muri (Japanese term)
Muri is a Japanese term for overburden, unreasonableness or absurdity, which has become popularized in the West by its use as a key concept in the Toyota Production System.-Avoidance of muri in Toyota manufacturing:

Muricinae
Muricinae is a taxonomic subfamily of predatory sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks within the large family Muricidae, the murex snails and rock snails.

Muridae
Muridae is the largest family of mammals. It contains over 600 species found naturally throughout Eurasia, Africa, and Australia. They have been introduced worldwide. The group includes true mice and rats, gerbils, and relatives.

Muriel (film)
Muriel is a 1963 French film directed by Alain Resnais. It was Resnais's third feature film, following Hiroshima mon amour and L'Année dernière à Marienbad , and in common with those films it explores the challenge of integrating a remembered or imagined past with the life of the present

Murk
Murk may refer to:* Murk , Cuban-American house music duo* Murk , its 2004 self-titled release* Murk , 2005 Danish thriller by Jannik Johansen and Anders Thomas Jensen

Murk (album)
Self titled, Murk is the duo’s fourth album, released in 2004 on Tommy Boy Entertainment, catalog number TB 1572. It includes previous hit singles and new album tracks

Murmur
Murmur usually means:*Murmur , a soft-sounded and quiet utterance/talking "under your breath" so it is hard to understand what the speaker is saying*Breathy voice, a type of phonation in speechIt can also refer to:-Medical:

Murmur (band)
Murmur is an acoustic drone ensemble from New Orleans who play tone/space improvisations based on a single note. Originally founded by minimalist sound artist potpie and recording on the Backporch Revolution label, the membership changes with each performance/recording and has contained anywhere from two to twelve members.They are most noted for recording the 2007 release

Muron
Muron is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in southwestern France.-Population:-References:*

Murphy
Murphy is an Anglicized version of two Irish surnames: Ó Murchadha/Ó Murchadh , and Mac Murchaidh/Mac Murchadh derived from the Irish personal name Murchadh, which meant "sea-warrior" or "sea-battler"

Murphy (disambiguation)
Murphy is a common Irish surname.Murphy may also refer to:* Murphy , by Samuel Beckett* Murphy , a 1987 novella by Gary Paulsen* USS Murphy , U.S

Murphy (Gary Paulsen novel)
Murphy is the first novel in Murphy series by Gary Paulsen. It was published in January, 1987 by Walker & Company.

Murphy bed
A Murphy Bed , also called a wall bed, pull down bed or fold-down bed is a bed that is hinged at one end to store vertically against the wall, or inside a closet or cabinet. To achieve this, the mattress is attached to the bed frame, often with elastic straps. Mulrphy beds are used for space-saving purposes, much like a trundle bed is

Murrain
Murrain is a highly infectious disease of cattle and sheep. It literally means "death" and was used in medieval times to represent just that. The population of that era had no way of identifying specific diseases in their livestock so they simply put all illnesses under one heading

Murray
-People with the name Murray:*Murray — see that page for a list of people with the surname.*Murray Ball, New Zealand cartoonist*Murray Deaker, New Zealand sports broadcaster*Murray Goldberg, Canadian eLearning pioneer

Murray (Essex cricketer)
Murray was an English professional cricketer who made 3 known appearances in major cricket matches from 1787 to 1789.-External sources:*

Murray (surname)
Murray is a common variation of the word Moray, an anglicisation of the Medieval Gaelic word Muireb ; the b here was pronounced as v, hence the Latinization to Moravia. These names denote the district on the south shore of the Moray Firth, in Scotland

Murraya paniculata
Murraya paniculata, commonly called orange jasmine, is a tropical, evergreen plant bearing small, white, scented flowers, which is grown as an ornamental tree or hedge. Murraya is closely related to Citrus.- Synonyms and Common & Local Names :

Murri
Murri can refer to any of following:*Murri people, the indigenous Australians of Queensland*Murree, a city and resort in Pakistan*Marri, a Baloch tribe in Pakistan*Murri , a condiment used in Arab cuisine

Murrine
Murrine is an Italian term for colored patterns or images made in a glass cane that are revealed when cut in cross-sections. Murrine can be made in infinite designs—some styles are more familiar, such as millefiore

Muru
Muru is a river in Jotunheimen in southern Norway. It originates at the glacier Austre Memurubrean and runs through Memurudalen then finally empties into the lake Gjende right next to Memurubu. The river is approximately 10 km long and is the primary source for the lake Gjende.One of the unique aspects of Gjende is that the water has a distinct green color

The Hollow Hills
The Hollow Hills is a novel by Mary Stewart. It is the second in a quintet of novels covering the Arthurian Legends. This book is preceded by The Crystal Cave and succeeded by The Last Enchantment

The Holocaust
The Holocaust , also known as the Shoah , was the genocide of approximately six million European Jews and millions of others during World War II, a programme of systematic state-sponsored murder by Nazi

The Holocaust
The Holocaust , also known as the Shoah , was the genocide of approximately six million European Jews and millions of others during World War II, a programme of systematic state-sponsored murder by Nazi

The Hoobs
The Hoobs is a BAFTA-winning children's television programme created and produced by The Jim Henson Company. It stars five creatures called Hoobs from the fictional Hoobland, and their interactions with Earth and the human race

The Horse Whisperer
The Horse Whisperer is a 1998 American drama film directed by and starring Robert Redford, based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Nicholas Evans

The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone is a best-selling 1994 non-fiction bio-thriller by Richard Preston about the origins and incidents involving viral hemorrhagic fevers, particularly ebolaviruses and marburgviruses

The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of four crime novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959 film)
The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1959 British detective film produced by Hammer Films and directed by Terence Fisher.The film is the first adaptation from the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novel of the same name to be filmed in colour and stars Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes, Sir Christopher Lee as Sir Henry Baskerville and André Morell as Doctor Watson

The Hours (novel)
The Hours is a 1998 novel written by Michael Cunningham. It won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the 1999 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and was later made into an Oscar-winning 2002 movie of the same name starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore.-Plot introduction:The book concerns three generations of women affected by a Virginia Woolf novel.The first is

The House of Eliott
The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and eventually their own haute couture fashion house

The House of the Scorpion
The House of the Scorpion is a science fiction novel by Nancy Farmer. It is about a young boy named Matteo Alacrán who is being raised by a drug lord of the same name, usually referred to by his assumed title "El Patrón" throughout the text. It is a story about the struggle to survive as a free individual

The House of the Seven Gables
The House of the Seven Gables is a 1668 colonial mansion in Salem, Massachusetts, USA. The house is now a non-profit museum, with an admission fee charged for tours, as well as an active settlement house with programs for children

The House of the Spirits
The House of the Spirits is the debut novel by Isabel Allende. Initially, the novel was rejected by several Spanish-language publishers, but became an instant best seller when published in Barcelona in 1982. The novel was critically acclaimed around the world, and catapulted Allende to literary stardom

The House on 92nd Street
The House on 92nd Street is a 1945 black-and-white spy film directed by Henry Hathaway. The film, shot mainly in New York City, was released shortly after the end of World War II. The House on 92nd Street was made with the full cooperation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation , and its head, J. Edgar Hoover, appears during the introduction

The House on Mango Street
The House on Mango Street is a coming-of-age novel by Mexican-American writer Sandra Cisneros, published in 1984. It deals with a young Latina girl, Esperanza Cordero, growing up in Chicago with Chicanos and Puerto Ricans. Esperanza is determined to "say goodbye" to her impoverished Latino neighborhood

The House Without a Key
The House Without a Key is a novel that was written in 1925 by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the first of the Charlie Chan mysteries written by Biggers.

The Hum
The Hum is a generic name for a series of phenomena involving a persistent and invasive low-frequency humming noise not audible to all people. Hums have been reported in various geographical locations. In some cases a source has been located. A Hum on the Big Island of Hawaii, typically related to volcanic action, is heard in locations dozens of miles apart

The Human Comedy
The Human Comedy is a novel by William Saroyan.-Background:Homer Macauley is a 14 year-old boy growing up fatherless in the San Joaquin Valley of California during World War II. His oldest brother Marcus, is off fighting the war, and Homer feels he needs to be the man of the family

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame is a novel by Victor Hugo published in 1831. The French title refers to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, on which the story is centered.-Background:

The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games is a first person young-adult science fiction novel written by Suzanne Collins. It was originally published on September 14, 2008, by Scholastic. It is the first book of the Hunger Games trilogy. It introduces sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in a post-apocalyptic world in the country of Panem where the United States once existed

The Ill-Made Knight
"The Ill-Made Knight" is the third book in the epic novel The Once and Future King, by T. H. White. It was first published in 1940, but is usually found today only in collected editions of all four books of the novel.-Plot summary:

The Illustrated Man
The Illustrated Man is a 1951 book of eighteen science fiction short stories by Ray Bradbury that explores the nature of mankind. While none of the stories has a plot or character connection with the next, a recurring theme is the conflict of the cold mechanics of technology and the psychology of people.The unrelated stories are tied together by the frame device of "the Illustrated

The Imperial
The Imperial is a twin tower residential skyscraper complex in Mumbai, India that are the tallest buildings in the country. The towers are located at sea front in Tardeo, South Mumbai. Construction was completed and the towers were inaugurated in 2010.

The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at St. James's Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae in order to escape burdensome social obligations

The Ink Spots
The Ink Spots were a popular vocal group in the 1930s and 1940s that helped define the musical genre that led to rhythm and blues and rock and roll, and the subgenre doo-wop

The Inner Circle (novel)
The Inner Circle is a novel by T. C. Boyle first published in 2004 about the development of sexology in the United States and about Alfred Kinsey's rise to fame during the late 1940s and early 1950s as seen through the eyes of one of his loyal assistants.

The Interpretation of Dreams
The Interpretation of Dreams is a book by psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. The first edition begins:.The book introduces Freud's theory of the unconscious with respect to dream interpretation

The Irish Rovers
The Irish Rovers is a Canadian Irish folk group created in 1963 and named after the traditional song "The Irish Rover". The group is best known for their international television series, and renditions of traditional Irish drinking songs, as well as early hits, Shel Silverstein's "The Unicorn", "Wasn't That A Party", "The Orange and the Green", "Whiskey on a Sunday", "Lily The Pink", and

The Iron Bridge
The Iron Bridge crosses the River Severn at the Ironbridge Gorge, by the village of Ironbridge, in Shropshire, England. It was the first arch bridge in the world to be made out of cast iron, a material which was previously far too expensive to use for large structures

The Iron Giant
The Iron Giant is a 1999 animated film produced by Warner Bros. Animation, based on the 1968 novel The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. Brad Bird directed the film, which stars a voice cast of Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick, Jr., Vin Diesel, Eli Marienthal, Christopher McDonald and John Mahoney

The Island (2005 film)
The Island is a 2005 American science fiction/thriller film directed by Michael Bay and starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. It was released on July 22, 2005 in the United States, and was nominated for three awards including the Teen Choice Award.

The Island of Sheep
The Island of Sheep is a novel by John Buchan. It is part of the series featuring Richard Hannay and Sandy Arbuthnot.-Plot summary:

The Jackie Gleason Show
The Jackie Gleason Show is the name of a series of popular American network television shows that starred Jackie Gleason, which ran from 1952 to 1970.-Cavalcade of Stars:

The Jackson 5
The Jackson 5 , later known as The Jacksons, were an American popular music family group from Gary, Indiana

The Jerry Springer Show
The Jerry Springer Show is a syndicated television tabloid talk show hosted by Jerry Springer, a former politician, broadcast in the United States and other countries

The Jewel in the Crown (novel)
The Jewel in the Crown is the 1966 novel by Paul Scott that starts his Raj Quartet.-Plot introduction:Much of the novel is written in the form of interviews and reports of conversations and research from the point of view of a narrator. Other portions are in the form of letters from one character to another or entries in their diaries

The Jimi Hendrix Experience
The Jimi Hendrix Experience were an English-American psychedelic rock band that formed in London in October 1966. Comprising eponymous singer-songwriter and guitarist Jimi Hendrix, bassist and backing vocalist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell, the band was active until June 1969, in which time the group released three successful studio albums

The Joy Luck Club
The Joy Luck Club is a best-selling novel written by Amy Tan. It focuses on four Chinese American immigrant families in San Francisco, California who start a club known as "the Joy Luck Club," playing the Chinese game of mahjong for money while feasting on a variety of foods

The Jungle
The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by journalist Upton Sinclair. Sinclair wrote the novel with the intention of portraying the life of the immigrant in the United States, but readers were more concerned with the large portion of the book pertaining to the corruption of the American meatpacking industry during the early-20th century, and the book is now often interpreted and taught as

The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book is a collection of stories by British Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling. The stories were first published in magazines in 1893–4. The original publications contain illustrations, some by Rudyard's father, John Lockwood Kipling. Kipling was born in India and spent the first six years of his childhood there

The Juror
The Juror is a 1996 American romantic thriller film based on the novel by George Dawes Green, directed by Brian Gibson and starring Demi Moore as Annie Laird, a single mother picked for jury duty for a mafia trial. The film was released on 2 February 1996

The Karate Kid, Part II
The Karate Kid, Part II is a 1986 American martial arts film and is a sequel to 1984's The Karate Kid. Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita reprise their roles as Daniel LaRusso and Mr. Miyagi, respectively. The original music score was composed by Bill Conti

The Killer Angels
The Killer Angels is a historical novel by Michael Shaara that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1975. The book tells the story of four days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War: June 30, 1863, as the troops of both the Union and the Confederacy move into battle around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and July 1, July 2, and July 3, when the

The Killing Fields (film)
The Killing Fields is a 1984 British drama film about the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, which is based on the experiences of two journalists: Cambodian Dith Pran and American Sydney Schanberg. The film, which won three Academy Awards, was directed by Roland Joffé and stars Sam Waterston as Schanberg, Haing S

The King Must Die
For the song by Elton John, see The King Must Die The King Must Die is a 1958 bildungsroman and historical novel by Mary Renault that traces the early life and adventures of Theseus, a hero in Greek mythology. Naturally, it is set in Ancient Greece: Troizen, Corinth, Eleusis, Athens, Knossos in Crete, and Naxos

The King of Queens
The King of Queens is an American sitcom that originally ran on CBS from September 21, 1998, to May 14, 2007.This show was produced by Hanley Productions and CBS Productions , CBS Paramount Television ,and CBS Television Studios in association with Columbia TriStar Television , and Sony Pictures Television

The Kingdom Keepers
The Kingdom Keepers is a series of novels for young readers, written by Ridley Pearson and published by Disney Hyperion. The first novel, Disney After Dark, was published in 2006, and the second, Disney at Dawn, was released on August 26, 2008, and the third, Disney In Shadow was released on April 6, 2010

The Kiss (Rodin sculpture)
The Kiss is an 1889 marble sculpture by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. Like many of Rodin's best-known individual sculptures, including The Thinker, the embracing couple depicted in the sculpture appeared originally as part of a group of reliefs decorating Rodin's monumental bronze portal The Gates of Hell, commissioned for a planned museum of art in Paris

The Kiss of Judas
According to the Synoptic Gospels, Judas identified Jesus to the soldiers by means of a kiss. This is the kiss of Judas, also known as the Betrayal of Christ, which occurs in the Garden of Gethsemane after the Last Supper, and leads directly to the arrest of Jesus by the police force of the Sanhedrin

The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner is a novel by Khaled Hosseini. Published in 2003 by Riverhead Books, it is Hosseini's first novel, and was adapted into a film of the same name in 2007.

The L Word
The L Word is an American co-production television drama series originally shown on Showtime portraying the lives of a group of lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and their friends, family and lovers in the trendy Greater Los Angeles, California city of West Hollywood

The Lady Chablis
The Lady Chablis is an American drag queen entertainer.- Career :Chablis became notable in the early 1990s when she was featured as one of Savannah's colorful characters in John Berendt's book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, based on a true crime story

The Lady of Shalott
"The Lady of Shalott" is a Victorian ballad by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson . Like his other early poems – "Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere" and "Galahad" – the poem recasts Arthurian subject matter loosely based on medieval sources.-Overview:Tennyson wrote two versions of the poem, one published in 1833, of twenty stanzas, the other in 1842 of nineteen

The Lady of the Camellias
The Lady of the Camellias is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils, first published in 1848, and subsequently adapted for the stage. The Lady of the Camellias premiered at the Théâtre du Vaudeville in Paris, France on February 2, 1852. The play was an instant success, and Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about putting the story to music

The Lagoon
"The Lagoon" is a short story by Joseph Conrad composed in 1896 and first published in Cornhill Magazine in 1897. The story is about a man that is referred to as 'Tuan' which is the equivalent of 'Lord' or 'Sir', a white man travelling through an Indonesian rainforest, who is forced to stop for the night with a distant Malay friend named Arsat

The Last Castle
The Last Castle is a 2001 American drama film directed by Rod Lurie, starring Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, and Mark Ruffalo.The film portrays a struggle between inmates and the warden of the prison, based on the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth. Eugene Irwin, a highly decorated U.S

The Last Judgment (Bosch triptych fragment)
The Last Judgment is a triptych created by Hieronymus Bosch. Unlike the alternate triptych with the same name, The Last Judgment, only a fragment of this one exists today. It resides at the Alte Pinakothek in Munich.

The Last King of Scotland
The Last King of Scotland is an award-winning 1998 novel by journalist Giles Foden. Focusing on the rise of Ugandan President Idi Amin and his reign as dictator from 1971 to 1979, the novel is written as the memoir of a fictional Scottish doctor in Amin's employ. Giles Foden's novel received critical acclaim and numerous awards when it was published by Faber and Faber in 1998

The Last of the Mohicans
The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 is a historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper, first published in February 1826. It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known

The Last of the Mohicans (1992 film)
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