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Olympias (Herodian)
Olympias the Herodian was the daughter of Herod the Great and wife Malthace, a Samaritan. This was Herod's fourth marriage. Olympias' better known brothers were Herod Archelaus and Herod Antipas. She married Herod's nephew Joseph ben Joseph and bore him a daughter, Mariamne, who was married to Herod of Chalcis.

Olympiastadion (disambiguation)
Olympiastadion is the German word for Olympic Stadium; it may refer to* Olympic Stadium , the host of the 1936 Summer Olympics* Olympic Stadium , the host of the 1972 Summer Olympics

Olympic
Olympic may refer to:In sports:* Olympic Games, international multi-sport event held since 1896* Ancient Olympic Games, ancient multi-sport event held in Olympia, Greece between 776 BC and 393 AD

Olympic
Olympic may refer to:In sports:* Olympic Games, international multi-sport event held since 1896* Ancient Olympic Games, ancient multi-sport event held in Olympia, Greece between 776 BC and 393 AD

Olympique
Olimpique is a New Caledonian football team playing at the second level New Caledonia Second Level. It is based in Nouméa. Their home stadium is Stade Numa-Daly.- Current squad - 2007:

Olympus
-In antiquity:A total of nineteen mountains were referred to as Olympos or Olympus in antiquity. Some of these mountains are:Greece

Olympus (Euboea)
Mount Olympus , also Olympos, Olimpos, Olymbos, Olimbos, Olybos and Olibos a mountain in the eastcentral part of the island and the prefecture of Euboea about 35 km east of the city of Chalkida. Its maximum elevation is 1,372 m. The GR-44 passes to the south

Olympus (Marvel Comics)
Olympus is a fictional setting, a location in the Marvel Universe. Adapted from Greek mythology by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, it first appeared in Journey into Mystery Annual #1 .

Olympus (musician)
Olympus is the name of to two ancient Greek musicians, one mythical who lived before the Trojan war, and one apparently real, who lived in the 7th century BC. Both musicians were connected with the auletic music, which had its origin in Phrygia

Om (The Moody Blues song)
"Om" is a 1968 song by the British progressive rock band The Moody Blues. It was composed by the band's keyboardist Mike Pinder. "Om" has a heavy Indian influence and sound to it.

OMA (time signal)
OMA was the callsign of a Czech time signal station. The station was operated by the Astronomical Institute of Prague and the transmitters were located at RKS Liblice 1.

Omaha (Amtrak station)
The Omaha Amtrak station is a train station in Omaha, Nebraska, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. It is served daily by the California Zephyr.

Oman
Oman , officially called the Sultanate of Oman , is an Arab state in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast

Omar (album)
Omar, is the name of the Slovenian singer Omar Naber's début album. It was released on CD and MC with different tracklistings on each format. It is not quite clear why this was done, however in many cases it is usually because of spacing on both sides of the cassette, whereas on a CD it doesn't really matter

Omar (Vaishya)
The Omar is an Indian Bania caste, found among mainly in Central Uttar Pradesh , Magadh, Awadh and Purvanchal. They claim to have originated from Ayodhia, and then spread to other parts of Awadh, eventually settling in different parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand

Omata
Omata is a locality in Taranaki, in the western North Island of New Zealand. It is located on State Highway 45 just southwest of New Plymouth.The population was 474 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 27 from 2001.

OMB
OMB is a three-letter abbreviation which may stand for:* Office of Management and Budget, a group that oversees the activities of federal agencies in the United States* Owner Managed Business, small and medium enterprises

Ombudsman (TV series)
Ombudsman was a Canadian television programme which sought to investigate and resolve disputes between people and government or business systems. When the series began, government ombudsman offices were only available in a few Canadian provinces

Omega
Omega is the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet. In the Greek numeric system, it has a value of 800. The word literally means "great O" , as opposed to omicron, which means "little O"

OMEGA
OMEGA is the premier counter-terrorism unit of Latvia. Founded in 1992, OMEGA cooperates with many other counter-terrorism units over the world. Its equipment and weaponry includes the Heckler & Koch MP5, the HK G36C and the Walther P99.

Omega
The Omega interpreter is a strict pure functional programming interpreter similar to the Hugs Haskell interpreter. The syntax closely resembles that of Haskell but with important differences:* Omega is strict ;

Omega (Marvel Comics)
Omega is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.-Publication history:Omega first appeared in Fantastic Four #131 , and was created by Roy Thomas and Ross Andru.

Omega-6 fatty acid
n−6 fatty acids are a family of unsaturated fatty acids that have in common a final carbon–carbon double bond in the n−6 position, that is, the sixth bond, counting from the methyl end.The biological effects of the n−6 fatty acids are largely mediated by their conversion to n-6 eicosanoids

Omelette
In cuisine, an omelette or omelet is a dish made from beaten eggs quickly cooked with butter or oil in a frying pan, sometimes folded around a filling such as cheese, vegetables, meat , or some combination of the above

Omen
An omen is a phenomenon that is believed to foretell the future, often signifying the advent of change

Omen (band)
Omen is an American heavy metal band. The band was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1983, by lead guitarist Kenny Powell, previously with the band Savage Grace and signed on with Metal Blade in 1984, with whom they released their debut Battle Cry .In 1985

Omen (disambiguation)
An omen is a phenomenon that is believed to foretell the future, often signifying the advent of change.Omen may also refer to:*Omen , music producer for artists such as Drake, Ludacris and Lil Wayne*The Omen

OMERS
OMERS, officially the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, is a pension fund created by statute in 1962 to handle the retirement benefits of local government employees in the province of Ontario, Canada. It has become one of the largest institutional investors in Canada. About 70% of the plan is funded by investments, and 30% by pension contributions

Omessa
Omessa is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.-Population:-References:*

OMG (gene)
Oligodendrocyte-myelin glycoprotein is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OMG gene.-Further reading:

Omicron
Omicron is the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 70. It is rarely used in mathematics because it is indistinguishable from the Latin letter O and easily confused with the digit 0

Omicron (genus)
Omicron is a quite diverse neotropical genus of small potter wasps.-References:*Giordani Soika, A. 1978. Revisione degli Eumenidi neotropicali appartenenti ai generi Eumenes Latr., Omicron , Pararaphidoglossa Schulth. ed affini. Boll. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Venezia 29: 1-420.

Omid
Omid was Iran's first domestically made satellite Omid is a data-processing satellite for research and telecommunications, Iran's state television reported that it was successfully launched on 2 February 2009. After being launched by an Iranian-made carrier rocket, Safir 2, the satellite was placed into a low Earth orbit

Omission
In Catholic teaching an omission is a failure to do something one can and ought to do. If this happens advertently and freely, it is considered a sin.

Omission (disambiguation)
Omission may refer to:*Omission , a Catholic sin*Omission *Omission bias*Purposeful omission, a literary method-See also:*Lie*Mathematical proof*Logical proof*Argument*Professional negligence*Contract law

Omnibus
Omnibus may refer to:Law* Omnibus bill, a single legislative document containing many laws or amendments* Omnibus spending bill, a single legislative document that sets the budget of many government departments* Omnibus clause* Omnibus hearing

Omnibus (album)
-Track listing:Tracks 1-12 on disc one were originally released on the album I Guess I Was Hoping For Something More.Tracks 1-6 on disc two were originally released on the EP Sea Songs For Landlocked Sailors.-Disc One:#"Keeping Me Awake" - 5:42

Omnibus (film)
Omnibus is a 1992 short comedy film directed by Sam Karmann. It won an Academy Award in 1993 for Best Short Subject and it won the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.-Cast:* Daniel Rialet - The Man* Jacques Martial - The Conductor

Omnicide (album)
Omnicide is an anarcho-punk 7" EP, by the band Oi Polloi. It was released in 1991 by Words of Warning Records. The initial run of the record sold out and was never re-released

Omnipotence
Omnipotence is unlimited power. Monotheistic religions generally attribute omnipotence to only the deity of whichever faith is being addressed

Omnipresence
Omnipresence or ubiquity is the property of being present everywhere. According to eastern theism, God is present everywhere. Divine omnipresence is thus one of the divine attributes, although in western theism it has attracted less philosophical attention than such attributes as omnipotence, omniscience, or being eternal.In western theism, omnipresence is roughly described as

OMNIS
OMNIS is the Malagasy government organisation, operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy, responsible for:

Omniscience
Omniscience omniscient point-of-view in writing) is the capacity to know everything infinitely, or at least everything that can be known about a character including thoughts, feelings, life and the universe, etc. In Latin, omnis means "all" and sciens means "knowing"

Omniscience (album)
Omniscience is a live release by the New York No Wave band Swans. It was recorded from shows on their 1992 world tour. It is out of print and has never been reissued

Omnium
An omnium is a multiple race event in track cycling. Historically the omnium has had a variety of formats. Currently, and for the 2012 Olympics, the omnium as defined by the Union Cycliste Internationale consists of the following six events:

Omnium (disambiguation)
An Omnium is a multiple race event in track cycling in which all contestants compete against each other in five different disciplines.Omnium may also refer to:* Omnium, a 2005 concept album released by Teatro ZinZanni

Omophagia
Omophagia, or omophagy is the eating of raw flesh. The term is of importance in the context of the cult worship of Dionysus.

Omor
Omor in Ayamelum local government area of Anambra state is on the shores of the Omambala River. It is thought to be geographically the largest town in Anambra closely followed by Agulu

Omphaloskepsis
Omphaloskepsis is contemplation of one's navel as an aid to meditation.The word comes from Greek omphalos + skepsis

On (Boom Boom Satellites album)
On is the fifth studio album from Japanese electronica/rock duo Boom Boom Satellites, released on May 17, 2006. The album was released in two editions: a regular edition and a limited edition that included a DVD.

On (Echobelly album)
On was the second album from English alternative rock band Echobelly. Gaining a favourable response from critics the album reached number 4 in the UK Albums Chart.-Tracklisting:All songs written by Sonya Madan and Glenn Johansson.# "Car Fiction" - 2:31

On (Imperial Teen album)
On is the third album by indie rock band Imperial Teen. It is the follow-up to their second full-length record What is Not to Love , and was released in the U.S. on April 9, 2002 from Merge Records

On (novel)
On is the second novel by Adam Roberts. According to the author's website, reviews of the novel were either extremely positive, or extremely negative.-Plot summary:

On Air
On Air is the second solo release by Alan Parsons following the split of The Alan Parsons Project, however the album's chief creative force was the Project's long-time guitarist, Ian Bairnson

On Air (airline)
On Air is an airline based in Pescara, Italy. It started operations in 2006 and operates international services within Europe using wet leased aircraft, mainly from Hamburg International, Blue Air, Avanti Air and Ukraine International

On Call
"On Call" is a song by rock band Kings of Leon and is the third track on their 2007 album Because Of The Times. The song was also released as the first single from that album on March 26, 2007, in the United Kingdom

On call
On call may refer to:* "On Call", a 2007 song by Kings of Leon* On Call: Serbisyo. Publiko. Ngayon., a Philippine news and public service program* On-call room, an area of a hospital or police station

On Fire (band)
On Fire is a rock band from Boston, Massachusetts.In the spring of 2003 Boston local/national indie rock favorites hit a creative lull while writing the follow-up to their second release And By December You Will Know Where Your Heart Truly Lies which quickly lead to the band’s untimely demise

On Fire (Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode)
"On Fire" is a fifth season episode of the television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent.-Plot summary:In this episode, Detectives Goren and Eames investigate a series of arsons in Brooklyn churches after an elderly church councilor is supposedly burned to death.They start off by revealing that the suspect tried to cover-up half the crime by only being interested in demolishing

On Fire (Switchfoot song)
On Fire is a song by rock band Switchfoot from the 2003 double-platinum record The Beautiful Letdown. It was never released as a single, but is a prevailing fan favourite and is played at almost every show

On Fire (T-Connection album)
On Fire was the second album by the funk band T-Connection. The album was released in 1978.- Track listing :A1. On Fire A2. Prisoner Of My Mind A3. Lady Of The Night A4. Watching You B1. Let Yourself Go

On Fire (The Higher album)
On Fire is the second full-length studio album by American rock band The Higher, released through Epitaph Records on March 6, 2007.The album's first single was the "Insurance?", followed by the second "Dare".- Track listing :#Insurance?#Guts

On Fire (The Michel Camilo album)
- Track listing :#Island Stomp #If You Knew... #Uptown Manhattan #Friends #Hands and Feet #This Way Out #In Love

On Guard
On Guard may refer to:* Le Bossu * On Guard, a novel by Upton Sinclair* On Guard , a 1927 film serial

On Guard (serial)
On Guard is a 1927 drama film serial directed by Arch Heath. It is considered to be lost.-Cast:* Cullen Landis - Bob Adams* Muriel Kingston - Betty Lee* Louise Du Pre - Catherine Nevens* Walter P. Lewis - James Stagg* Tom Blake - Sergeant Major Murphy

Urban planning areas in Singapore
Singapore is currently divided into 55 urban planning areas by the Urban Redevelopment Authority, organised into five regions. A Development Guide Plan is then drawn up for each planning area, providing for detailed planning guidelines for every individual plot of land throughout the country.The URA's planning areas were first introduced in the early 1990s after the release of the 1991

Urban renewal
Urban renewal is a program of land redevelopment in areas of moderate to high density urban land use. Renewal has had both successes and failures. Its modern incarnation began in the late 19th century in developed nations and experienced an intense phase in the late 1940s – under the rubric of reconstruction

Urbana, Ohio
Urbana is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Ohio, United States, west of Columbus. Urbana was laid out in 1805, and for a time in 1812 was the headquarters of the Northwestern army. Urbana was named after the town of Urbanna, Virginia. It is the burial-place of the Indian fighter Simon Kenton. In 1900, 6,808 people lived in Urbana; in 1910, 7,739; and in 1940, 8,335

Urbanization
Urbanization, urbanisation or urban drift is the physical growth of urban areas as a result of global change. The United Nations projected that half of the world's population would live in urban areas at the end of 2008.

Urdu
Urdu is a register of the Hindustani language that is identified with Muslims in South Asia. It belongs to the Indo-European family. Urdu is the national language and lingua franca of Pakistan. It is also widely spoken in some regions of India, where it is one of the 22 scheduled languages and an official language of five states

Urduja
Urduja is a legendary warrior princess who is recognized as a heroine in Pangasinan, Philippines. The name Urduja appears to be Sanskrit in origin, and a variation of the name "Udaya", meaning "arise" or "rising sun", or the name "Urja", meaning "breath"

Urea-formaldehyde
Urea-formaldehyde, also known as urea-methanal, named so for its common synthesis pathway and overall structure, is a non-transparent thermosetting resin or plastic, made from urea and formaldehyde heated in the presence of a mild base such as ammonia or pyridine

Urethra
In anatomy, the urethra is a tube that connects the urinary bladder to the genitals for the removal of fluids out of the body. In males, the urethra travels through the penis, and carries semen as well as urine

Urethral sounding
Sounding or urethral sounding is the medical use of probes called sounds to increase the inner diameter of the urethra and to locate obstructions in it

Urethral sphincter
The term urethral sphincter refers to one of two muscles used to control the exit of urine in the urinary bladder through the urethra. The two muscles are the external urethral sphincter and the internal urethral sphincter

Uriah Heep (band)
Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 and regarded as a seminal classic hard rock act of the 1970s. Uriah Heep's progressive/art rock/heavy metal fusion's distinctive features have always been massive keyboards sound, strong vocal harmonies and David Byron's operatic vocals

Uriangato
Uriangato is one of 46 cities in Guanajuato, located in the borderline between the states of Guanajuato and Michoacán in the region West-Center of Mexico

Uric acid
Uric acid is a heterocyclic compound of carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and hydrogen with the formula C5H4N4O3. It forms ions and salts known as urates and acid urates such as ammonium acid urate. Uric acid is created when the body breaks down purine nucleotides. High blood concentrations of uric acid can lead to a type of arthritis known as gout

Urie Bronfenbrenner
Urie Bronfenbrenner was a Russian American psychologist, known for developing his Ecological Systems Theory, and as a co-founder of the Head Start program in the United States for disadvantaged pre-school children.

Uriel
Uriel is one of the archangels of post-Exilic Rabbinic tradition, and also of certain Christian traditions

Urim and Thummim
In ancient Israelite religion and culture, Urim and Thummim is a phrase from the Hebrew Scriptures or Torah associated with the Hoshen , divination in general, and cleromancy in particular

Urinalysis
A urinalysis , also known as Routine and Microscopy , is an array of tests performed on urine, and one of the most common methods of medical diagnosis

Urination
Urination, also known as micturition, voiding, peeing, weeing, pissing, and more rarely, emiction, is the ejection of urine from the urinary bladder through the urethra to the outside of the body. In healthy humans the process of urination is under voluntary control

Urine
Urine is a typically sterile liquid by-product of the body that is secreted by the kidneys through a process called urination and excreted through the urethra. Cellular metabolism generates numerous by-products, many rich in nitrogen, that require elimination from the bloodstream

Urine therapy
In alternative medicine, the term urine therapy refers to various applications of human urine for medicinal or cosmetic purposes, including drinking of one's own urine and massaging one's skin with one's own urine

Urkunden der 18. Dynastie
Sethe's contribution to Urkunden IV, 16 fascicles at 1226 pages of handwritten hieroglyphic texts, is the longest part in the Urkunden series, and contains all the records of the 18th Dynasty of ancient Egypt through most of the reign of Thutmosis III

URO VAMTAC
The URO VAMTAC is a Spanish four-wheel drive military vehicle manufactured by the UROVESA. It is similar in appearance and design to the HMMWV of the United States military. More than 2,000 of the vehicles have been delivered to the Spanish Armed Forces. Several other countries operate the VAMTAC as well, and it has seen service most recently in Afghanistan

Urolagnia
Urolagnia is a paraphilia in which sexual excitement is associated with the sight or thought of urine or urination. The term has origins in the Greek Language .Those who enjoy urolagnia may enjoy urinating on another person or persons, or being urinated upon

Uromastyx
The Uromastyx is a genus of lizard whose members are better-known as Spiny-tailed lizards, uromastyxes, mastigures, or dabb lizards. Uromastyx are primarily herbivorous, but occasionally eat insects, especially when young. They spend most of their waking hours basking in the sun, hiding in underground chambers at daytime or when danger appears

Urophagia
Urophagia is the consumption of urine. There are various reasons that humans may consume urine. Urine was used in several ancient cultures for various health, healing, and cosmetic purposes, practices which are still used by some people of these cultures today

Uropygid
Thelyphonida is an arachnid order comprising invertebrates commonly known as vinegaroons . They are often called uropygids in the scientific community after the former order Uropygi

Ursa Major
Ursa Major , also known as the Great Bear, is a constellation visible throughout the year in most of the northern hemisphere. It can best be seen in April

Ursa Minor
Ursa Minor , also known as the Little Bear, is a constellation in the northern sky. Like the Great Bear, the tail of the Little Bear may also be seen as the handle of a ladle, whence the name Little Dipper

Ursula Franklin
Ursula Martius Franklin, , is a Canadian metallurgist, research physicist, author and educator who has taught at the University of Toronto for more than 40 years

Ursula Franklin Academy
Ursula Franklin Academy is a high school located in the High Park North neighbourhood of Toronto, Canada. Originally located in the Dufferin-Bloor area at 90 Croatia Street, UFA moved in 2002 to share a building with Western Technical-Commercial School and The Student School. Students can attend UFA from anywhere in the Toronto District School Board

Ursula Hall
Ursula Hall is a fully catered undergraduate and postgraduate residential hall of The Australian National University. Its residents are drawn primarily from rural and regional Australia and from overseas.-History:

Ursula Julia Ledochowska
Sister Ursula Ledóchowska , was an Austrian-born religious leader. She became a Roman Catholic nun and founded the Congregation of the Ursulines of the Agonizing Heart of Jesus. She is a prominent member of the Ledóchowski family.-Background:

Ursula K. Le Guin
Ursula Kroeber Le Guin is an American author. She has written novels, poetry, children's books, essays, and short stories, notably in fantasy and science fiction

Ursulines
The Ursulines are a Roman Catholic religious order for women founded at Brescia, Italy, by Saint Angela de Merici in November 1535, primarily for the education of girls and the care of the sick and needy. Their patron saint is Saint Ursula.-History:St Angela de Merici spent 17 years leading a group of women known as the "Company of St

Uruguay
Uruguay ,officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay,sometimes the Eastern Republic of Uruguay; ) is a country in the southeastern part of South America. It is home to some 3.5 million people, of whom 1.8 million live in the capital Montevideo and its metropolitan area

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571
Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, also known as the Andes flight disaster, and in South America as Miracle in the Andes was a chartered flight carrying 45 people, including a rugby team, their friends, family and associates that crashed in the Andes on October 13, 1972

US Colomiers
US Colomiers is a French rugby union club currently competing in Fédérale 1, the third level of the French rugby pyramid. They had been relegated from Pro D2 after finishing last in the 2006-07 season, but earned promotion from Fédérale 1 at the first opportunity in 2007-08, and survived a relegation scare in 2008–09, finishing 14th, in the last safe position

US Marijuana Party
The United States Marijuana Party is a cannabis political party in the United States founded in 2002 by Loretta Nall specifically to end the war on drugs and to legalize cannabis. Their policies also include other socially libertarian positions

USA Judo
USA Judo is a non-profit organization which represents from all areas of U.S. judo practitioners, including athletes, coaches, referees and others. The organization is managed by a staff of six at the USA Judo National Office which is located at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. USA Judo has an official soap, Defense soap.

USA Swimming
USA Swimming is the national governing body for competitive swimming in the United States. It is charged with selecting the United States Olympic Swimming team and any other teams which officially represent the United States, as well as the overall organization and operation of the sport within the country, in accordance with the Amateur Sports Act

USA Up All Night
USA Up All Night is an American cable television series that aired weekly on Friday and Saturday nights on the USA Network. The show aired from 1989 to 1998.-Synopsis:

Usain Bolt
The Honourable Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D. , is a Jamaican sprinter and a five-time World and three-time Olympic gold medalist. He is the world record and Olympic record holder in the 100 metres, the 200 metres and the 4×100 metres relay

Usamah ibn Munqidh
Majd ad-Dīn Usāma ibn Murshid ibn ʿAlī ibn Munqidh al-Kināni was a medieval Muslim poet, author, faris , and diplomat from the Banu Munqidh dynasty of Shaizar in northern Syria

USB flash drive
A flash drive is a data storage device that consists of flash memory with an integrated Universal Serial Bus interface. flash drives are typically removable and rewritable, and physically much smaller than a floppy disk. Most weigh less than 30 g

USC Center for Visual Anthropology
The USC Center for Visual Anthropology is a center located at the University of Southern California. It is dedicated to the field of visual anthropology, incorporating visual modes of expression in the academic discipline of anthropology

USC Center on Public Diplomacy
The University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy is a joint academic research, teaching and training center created and run jointly by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences' School of International Relations.Center leadership is provided by Philip Seib, Director of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy.-Advisory

USCG Seagoing Buoy Tender
The Seagoing Buoy Tender is a type of U.S. Coast Guard cutter originally designed to service aids to navigation, throughout the waters of the United States, and wherever U.S. shipping interests require. The Coast Guard has maintained a fleet of seagoing buoy tenders dating back to its origins in the U.S. Light House Service

USCGC Absecon (WAVP-374)
USCGC Absecon , later WHEC-374, was a Casco-class United States Coast Guard Cutter in service from 1949 to 1972.-Construction and U.S. Navy service:

USCGC Confidence (WMEC-619)
USCGC Confidence is a United States Coast Guard medium endurance cutter.-History:Construction of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Confidence began at the United States Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland, in 1965 and was completed in 1966

USCGC Itasca (1929)
The USCGC Itasca was a of the United States Coast Guard launched on 16 November 1929 and commissioned 12 July 1930. Itasca performed Bering Sea patrols; but is most remembered as the "picket ship" that would provide air navigation and radio links for Amelia Earhart when she made her 1937 attempt to fly around the world

USCGC Spar (WLB-403)
The USCGC Spar was a sea going buoy tender. An Iris class vessel, she was built by Marine Ironworks and Shipbuilding Corporation in Duluth, Minnesota. Spar's preliminary design was completed by the United States Lighthouse Service and the final design was produced by Marine Iron and Shipbuilding Corporation in Duluth

Use case diagram
A use case diagram in the Unified Modeling Language is a type of behavioral diagram defined by and created from a Use-case analysis. Its purpose is to present a graphical overview of the functionality provided by a system in terms of actors, their goals , and any dependencies between those use cases.The main purpose of a use case diagram is to show

Usenet
Usenet is a worldwide distributed Internet discussion system. It developed from the general purpose UUCP architecture of the same name.Duke University graduate students Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis conceived the idea in 1979 and it was established in 1980

User Account Control
User Account Control is a technology and security infrastructure introduced with Microsoft's Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 operating systems, with a more relaxed version also present in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

User interface
The user interface, in the industrial design field of human–machine interaction, is the space where interaction between humans and machines occurs. The goal of interaction between a human and a machine at the user interface is effective operation and control of the machine, and feedback from the machine which aids the operator in making operational decisions

Ushanka
An ushanka , also known as a trooper, is a Russian fur cap with ear flaps that can be tied up to the crown of the cap, or tied at the chin to protect the ears, jaw and lower chin from the cold. The thick dense fur also offers some protection against blunt impacts to the head

Usher (entertainer)
Usher Terry Raymond IV , who performs under the mononym Usher, is an American singer-songwriter, and actor. He is considered around the world to be the reigning King of R&B. Usher rose to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way, which spawned his first Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit, "Nice & Slow"

Usher Hall
Usher Hall is a concert hall, situated on Lothian Road, in the west end of Edinburgh, Scotland. It has hosted concerts and events since its construction in 1914 and can hold approximately 2,900 people in its recently restored auditorium, which is well loved by performers due to its acoustics

Usman dan Fodio
Shaihu Usman dan Fodio , born Usuman ɓii Foduye, was the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate in 1809, a religious teacher, writer and Islamic promoter. Dan Fodio was one of a class of urbanized ethnic Fulani living in the Hausa States in what is today northern Nigeria

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
USS Abraham Lincoln , is the fifth Nimitz-class supercarrier in the United States Navy. She is the second Navy ship named after former president Abraham Lincoln. Her home port is Everett, Washington.-Construction:

USS Abraham Lincoln (SSBN-602)
USS Abraham Lincoln , a fleet ballistic missile submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for Abraham Lincoln , the 16th President of the United States .

USS Acadia (AD-42)
USS Acadia was a Yellowstone-class destroyer tender in the service of the United States Navy, named after Acadia National Park

USS Agerholm (DD-826)
USS Agerholm was a Gearing class destroyer in the United States Navy. She was the only ship named for Harold Crist Agerholm , a Private First Class in the 2nd Marine Division of the United States Marine Corps

USS Albany (CA-123)
USS Albany was a United States Navy Oregon City-class heavy cruiser, later converted to the guided missile cruiser CG-10. The converted cruiser was the lead ship the new Albany guided missile cruiser class

USS Albert W. Grant (DD-649)
USS Albert W. Grant was a Fletcher-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II. She was the only ship named for Vice Admiral Albert W. Grant , an admiral during World War I.Albert W

USS Alchiba (AKA-6)
USS Alchiba was an of the United States Navy, named after Alchiba, a star in the Constellation Corvus. She served as a commissioned ship for 4 years and 7 months.-Operational history:

USS Alshain (AKA-55)
USS Alshain was an in the service of the United States Navy. She was named after the star Alshain in the constellation Aquila, and served as a commissioned ship for 11 years and 9 months.

USS Amphion (AR-13)
USS Amphion was the lead ship of her class of repair ship built for the United States Navy during World War II. The second U.S. Navy vessel to be named , she was not commissioned until January 1946, five months after the end of the war. She was decommissioned in September 1971 and transferred to the Imperial Iranian Navy as IIS Chahbahan

USS Anchorage (LSD-36)
USS Anchorage was a dock landing ship of the United States Navy. She was lead ship of the Anchorage-class as well as the first ship in the navy to be named after the city in Alaska.

USS Ancon (AGC-4)
USS Ancon was an ocean liner acquired by the United States Navy during World War II and converted to a combined headquarters and communications command ship.-Early civilian service:

 
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