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Ottawa is the capital of Canada, the second largest city in the Province of Ontario, and the fourth largest city in the country. The city is located on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario

Otte is a surname, and may refer to:* Carl Otte, American politician* Eileen Otte, Eileen Ford, cofounder of the Ford modeling agency.* Hans Otte, German composer, pianist, and poet.

The Otters are twelve species of semi-aquatic mammals which feed on fish and shellfish, and also other invertebrates, amphibians, birds and small mammals.

Otter (steamship)
The Otter was the second steamship to operate in the Pacific Northwest of North America, following its sister ship and twin, the much more famous Beaver

Ottilie is a girl's name stemming from the medieval German boy's name Otto. The name means "riches", "wealth" or "prosperity". It has never become very popular in modern culture and has remained very low on popularity rankings only reaching its peak in 1880 when it reached almost 600th position in the US

Otto (disambiguation)
Otto is a given name of Germanic origin.Otto may also refer to:-Companies:*Otto., Finland's interbank network*Otto GmbH, the world's largest mail order company*Otto Group, manufacturer of waste-handling equipment-Fictional characters:

Otto (mayor of the palace)
Otto was the mayor of the palace of Austrasia briefly in the mid-seventh century.Otto was the son of a domesticus named Uro who served in the court of Dagobert I. Otto was raised with Dagobert's son Sigebert III and subsequently acted as Sigebert III's baiolos

Ottoman may refer to:* the Ottoman Empire, a Turkish state in existence from 1299 to 1923* Ottoman Turks, the Turkic ethnic group that originally comprised the Ottoman Empire* the Ottoman Dynasty, the governing family of the Ottoman Empire

Ottoman (textile)
Ottoman is a fabric with a pronounced ribbed or corded effect, often made of silk or a mixture of cotton and other silk like yarns. It is mostly used for formal dress and in particular, legal dress and academic dress .

Otus may refer to:* Erol Otus , American artist* HMS Otus, two ships in the Royal Navy* Otus , a genus of owls* Otus , a giant in Greek mythology* Otus of Cyllene, a hero in Greek mythology

Ou (surname)
Ou is an English transliteration of the Chinese surname, or . It is also transliterated as Au or Ao, based on its Cantonese pronunciation.Ou is a fairly common surname in Hong Kong

Oubliette (disambiguation)
Oubliette can refer to:* A form of dungeon* Oubliette , an episode of The X-Files* The Oubliette, a 1914 film starring Lon Chaney, Sr.* A spaceship-like prison that appears in Metroid Prime: Hunters

Ouija (film)
Ouija is an award-winning 2007 Filipino horror-thriller film from director Topel Lee, his first feature length, from the screenplay by Aloy Adlawan

The ounce is a unit of mass with several definitions, the most commonly used of which are equal to approximately 28 grams. The ounce is used in a number of different systems, including various systems of mass that form part of the imperial and United States customary systems

Our Kid
Our Kid was a UK vocal group that was first discovered on the ITV show, New Faces, winning the programme on 1 May 1976. They then had a number two hit single in the UK Singles Chart in 1976 with "You Just Might See Me Cry", which peaked on 3 July 1976

Our Lady
As a general concept, Our Lady may refer to:*Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mary, the mother of Jesus of Nazareth*Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary in Roman Catholic teachings

Ouragan (song)
"Ouragan" , also released under the title "Irresistible", is the first single recorded by Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, from her album, Besoin

Ouroboros (Red Dwarf episode)
"Ouroboros" is the third episode of science fiction sitcom Red Dwarf Series VII and the 39th in the series run. It was first broadcast on the British television channel BBC2 on 31 January 1997

Ourselves may refer to:*Sinn Féin, a series of Irish political movements in the 20th century.*& , a single by J-pop singer Ayumi Hamasaki which contains the song "Ourselves."*ourselves , an album by band 7 Seconds.

Ourselves (album)
Ourselves is the 1988 release of the punk band 7 Seconds.- Track listing :# "Escape and Run" - 2:52# "Far Away Friends" - 2:41# "Save Ourselves" - 3:07# "If I Abide" - 3:23# "Wish I Could Help" - 2:27# "Sleep" - 3:35# "Sister" - 2:04

Ouster may refer to:*A cause of action available to one who is refused access to their concurrent estate*In Dan Simmons' Hyperion universe, Ousters are a branch of humanity that chose to travel/live in space, "between the stars", as opposed to dwelling in planetary systems

Out may refer to:Media:*Out , a short 1957 film produced by the United Nations about the Hungarian Revolution of 1956*Out , 1982 American movie Out may refer to:Media:*Out (film), a short 1957 film produced by the United Nations about the Hungarian Revolution of 1956*Out (1982 film), 1982 American movie Out may refer to:Media:*Out (film), a short 1957 film produced by the United Nations about the Hungarian Revolution of 1956*Out (1982 film), 1982 American movie (also known as Deadly Drifter directed by Eli Hollander, starring Peter Coyote

Out (2002 film)
Out is a 2002 Japanese film directed by Hideyuki Hirayama. It was Japan's submission to the 75th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.-See also:*Cinema of Japan

Out (miniseries)
Out is a British television crime drama written by Trevor Preston. It was produced by Thames Television in 1978.In the weeks prior to its broadcast on Monday evenings, brief clips of the programme were shown to arouse viewer interest in which a character provided only the cryptic information that 'Frank Ross is OUT'

Out Like a Light
-Personnel:*John Scofield - electric guitar*Steve Swallow - bass*Adam Nussbaum - drums-Notes:Out Like a Light is the sister album to Shinola as both recordings contain material from the Munich concerts of December 1981.

Out Loud
Out Loud may refer to:*Out Loud , album by Boom Boom Satellites*Out Loud , album by Naio Ssaion

Out Loud (Naio Ssaion album)
Out Loud is the second studio album of Slovenian rock band Naio Ssaion. It was released on 25 November 2005 by Napalm Records.-Track listing:# Static# The Mirror# Teen# Miss You# Bow Link In E Minor# Shut Up# Blah-Blah# Blind Date

Out of Bounds
Out of Bounds is a 1986 American action-thriller feature film directed by Richard Tuggle and starring Anthony Michael Hall. It is currently not available on DVD.-Plot:

Out of bounds
Out of bounds is the area outside the boundaries of a sport's field of playOut of Bounds may also refer to:* Out of Bounds , a movie starring Anthony Michael Hall

Out of Bounds (album)
Out of Bounds is a comedy album released by Australian actor and comedian Eric Bana in 1994.-Cover art:The album cover features a doctored photo of Bana streaking through a crowded Australian rules football stadium. He is reaching for the ball and his buttocks are covered with the message "contents may offend"

Out of Bounds (novel)
Out of Bounds is the fourth book in the Beacon Street Girls series by Annie Bryant. It was released in 2004 by B*tween Productions, Inc..

Out of Control (Hoobastank song)
"Out of Control" was the first single released by the American alternative rock band Hoobastank from their highly successful album The Reason

Out of Control (song)
"Out of Control" is song by English big beat duo The Chemical Brothers, released as the third single from their third album,Surrender. The song's vocals and guitar were performed by Bernard Sumner from New Order and additional vocals were done by Bobby Gillespie from Primal Scream

Out Of Control (song)
"Out Of Control"is the first of single of Bombay Rockers from their second album Crash And Burn. It was released In 2006. This was a hit track and sold over a million copies in India and Denmark.-Track listing:# "Out Of Control"

Out of Control (Ted Nugent album)
Out of Control is a comprehensive double-disc set containing 34 songs from all stages of Ted Nugent's career; Including tracks from his previous group The Amboy Dukes.-Track listing:Disc 1:# "Baby Please Don't Go" - 5:38

Out of Control (The Crossfires album)
Out of Control is an album of material by The Crossfires, later known as The Turtles.-Personnel:*Al Nichol - lead guitar*Howard Kaplan - tenor sax, lead vocals*Mark Volman - alto sax, lead vocals*Don Murray - drums*Chuck Portz - bass guitar

Out of Gas (disambiguation)
"Out of Gas" is the eighth episode of science-fiction television series Firefly.Out of Gas may also refer to:* Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil, a book by David Goodstein

Out of Luck
Out of Luck is a 1923 comedy film directed by Edward Sedgwick and starring Hoot Gibson.-Cast:* Hoot Gibson - Sam Pertune* Laura La Plante - Mae Day* Howard Truesdale - Ezra Day * Elinor Hancock - Aunt Edith Bristol

Out of Order (novel)
Out of Order, first published in 1936, is a detective story by Phoebe Atwood Taylor which features her series detective Asey Mayo, the "Codfish Sherlock". This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit.-Plot summary:

Out of Order (Rod Stewart album)
Out of Order is the 15th album by Rod Stewart, released in 1988. It features the hit singles "Lost In You", "Forever Young", "My Heart Can't Tell You No" and "Crazy About Her"

Out of Order (TV series)
Out of Order is an American television dramedy series created and written by Donna Powers and Wayne Powers , who also directed the first and final episodes

Out Of Reach
Out of Reach may refer to:* Out of Reach , a 2004 American film starring Steven Seagal* Out of Reach , an album by Can* "Out of Reach" , a song by Gabrielle-See also:* Just Out of Reach, an album by Perry Como

Out of Reach (song)
"Out of Reach" is 2001 song by singer Gabrielle that featured on the Bridget Jones's Diary soundtrack and her greatest hits compilation Dreams Can Come True, Greatest Hits Vol. 1. It is the main ballad from the movie and was released as a single in 2001

Out of Sight (song)
"Out of Sight" is an Rhythm and blues song recorded by James Brown in 1964. A twelve-bar blues written by Brown under the pseudonym "Ted Wright", the stuttering, staccato dance rhythms and blasting horn section riffs of its instrumental arrangement were an important evolutionary step in the development of funk music

Out of Sight (TV series)
Out of Sight was a British children's television programme airing on CITV between 7 November 1996 and 10 December 1998. The series ran for 3 seasons and 27 episodes and made by Central Independent Television, the producers of Woof!.-Story:

Out of Sight, Out of Mind
"Out of Sight, Out of Mind" was the 99th episode of the M*A*S*H television series, and the third episode of the fifth season. Written by Ken Levine and David Isaacs and directed by Gene Reynolds, it first aired on October 5, 1976 and was repeated December 28, 1976

Out of the Blue
Out of the Blue may refer to:* Out of the blue , a phrase describing an unexpected event- Film :* Out of the Blue , a British musical directed by and starring Gene Gerrard

Out of the Blue (2002 film)
Out of the Blue is a feature-length documentary on the UFO phenomenon.The film is narrated by Peter Coyote and attempts to show, through interviews with members of the scientific community, eye witnesses and high-ranking military and government personnel, that some unidentified flying objects could be of extraterrestrial origin and that secrecy and ridicule are used to shroud the UFO

Out of the Blue (2008 TV series)
Out of the Blue is an Australian serial drama commissioned by the BBC, produced by Australia's Southern Star Entertainment. It began screening on BBC One on weekday afternoons on 28 April 2008. The programme attracted lower than desired ratings figures, prompting the broadcaster to shift it to its second channel BBC Two from 19 May 2008

Out of the Blue (Blue Raspberry album)
Out of the Blue is an album by female singer Blue Raspberry, released on the Chamber Musik label in 2005. The track "It's Time" was also featured on the soundtrack to Don't Be A Menace..., released in 1996.- Track listing :#"Wu Intro" – 2:20

Out of the Blue (Donnie Iris album)
Out of the Blue is the sixth solo album by American rock singer Donnie Iris, released in 1992 .-Track listing:#"Ah! Leah!" – 3:44 #"Love Whispers" – 3:22

Out of the Blue (Ferry Corsten album)
Out of the Blue was an album by Ferry Corsten released in 2001. He released it under the alias System F. It was his first album under that name and his second in all

Out of the Box (album)
Out Of The Box the title of the debut mini-album released by Jade Valerie. It was released on October 17, 2007 as two versions, a CD only and a CD + DVD version, and later on, was released in Korea in a new edition. The Korean edition parted with 'Goodbye' and 'Mr

Out of the box (disambiguation)
Out of the box is a term for a product feature that is usable without any modifications.Out of the box may also refer to:* Out of the Box , a show on the Disney Channel* Out of the Box Publishing, a publisher of board and card games

Out of the Box (Joel Turner album)
Out of the Box is the second studio album from Joel Turner. It was first planned for release in early 2006 but did not reach stores until October 6, 2007. No reason has been given for the many postponements.

Out of the Question
"Out of the Question" is the first single by the English band Mumm-Ra, released by Columbia Records on October 23, 2006. It reached number 45 in the UK Singles Chart.-Track listings:All songs written by Mumm-Ra, except In Between Days, by Robert Smith.CD

Out of the Question (game show)
Out of the Question is an Australian chat and game show hosted by comedian Glenn Robbins. The show features Robbins quizzing celebrity guests on current events and popular culture. Each episode is recorded at Melbourne's HSV-7 digital studios at Melbourne Docklands within 48 hours of its airing.The show premiered on Thursday 31 January 2008 at on the Seven Network

Out of the Woods
Out of the Woods is the second solo album from Everything but the Girl singer Tracey Thorn - her first since 1982's A Distant Shore - released on 5 March 2007 on Virgin Records. The album charted on the Billboard 200, peaking at #172 on 7 April 2007.The majority of the album's production was by Ewan Pearson who also produced the first single, "It's All True"

Out of This World (Maureen McGovern album)
-Album credits:*Produced by: Maureen McGovern and Brian Panella*Executive producer: Pat Moran*Arranged by: Mike Renzi *Piano and keyboards: Mike Renzi*Bass: Jay Leonhart

Out of This World (Watt-Evans novel)
Out of This World is the first fantasy novel in The Worlds of Shadow trilogy by Lawrence Watt-Evans.-Plot introduction:The premise of the novel is that parallel universes do exist. Some have intelligent non-human life, while others are populated by English-speaking humans. Prior to the events of the novel, one such reality is overrun by a malevalent force known as Shadow

Out of Tune
Out of Tune is a British children's TV sitcom which was shown on CBBC from 1996 to 1998.It features a group of fictional children that belong to a church choir at a school and their practice sessions. However the choir is humorously bad, hence the name 'Out of Tune', and the practice sessions are often interrupted by one thing or another

Out to Lunch (video game)
Out to Lunch is a video game that was released for the SNES in 1993 by Mindscape. It was then ported to the Amiga and Amiga CD32 in 1994. The cover title on the Amiga CD32 version is Pierre le Chef is... Out to Lunch.-Plot:

Out-of-battery refers to the status of a weapon before the action has returned to the normal firing position. The term originates from artillery, referring to a gun that fires before it has been pulled back into its firing position in a gun battery.

Outage may refer to:* Network outage* Sun outage* Power outage* Outing

The Outback is the vast, remote, arid area of Australia, term colloquially can refer to any lands outside the main urban areas. The term "the outback" is generally used to refer to locations that are comparatively more remote than those areas named "the bush".-Overview:The outback is home to a diverse set of animal species, such as the kangaroo, emu and dingo

Outback (Transformers)
Outback is a fictional characters in the Transformers universe. He's an Autobot who turns into a car. Due to trademark issues, newer toys of the character are named Fallback, although he's often still called Outback in the comics.

Views on Ramakrishna
Ramakrishna , is a 19th-century Indian mystic whose teachings form the foundation of the Ramakrishna religious movement and the Ramakrishna Mission.- Christianity :

Vigabatrin is an antiepileptic drug that inhibits the catabolism of gamma-aminobutyric acid by irreversibly inhibiting GABA transaminase. It is an analog of GABA, but it is not a receptor agonist

A vigilante is a private individual who legally or illegally punishes an alleged lawbreaker, or participates in a group which metes out extralegal punishment to an alleged lawbreaker.

The genus Vigna is in the plant family Fabaceae. The genus is named after Domenico Vigna, an Italian botanist of the 17th century. They include some well-known and other less well-known beans formerly — and sometimes still, especially in non-scholarly sources — included in the genus Phaseolus

Vignale was an Italian automobile coachbuilder company. Carrozzeria Alfredo Vignale was established in 1948 at Via Cigliano, Turin by Alfredo Vignale in Grugliasco, near Turin .

Vignette is a word that originally meant "something that may be written on a vine-leaf". It may refer to:* Vignette , decorative designs in books to separate sections or chapters

Vignette (road tax)
A road tax vignette is a form of tax on vehicles, used in several non-English speaking European countries. The term is of French origin, and is now used throughout Central Europe.

Vignette (software)
Vignette Corporation is a company headquartered in Austin, Texas, that offers a suite of content management, portal, collaboration, document management, and records management software. On May 6, 2009 Open Text Corporation announced they would buy Vignette for $310 million

Vihara is the Sanskrit and Pali term for a Buddhist monastery. It originally meant "a secluded place in which to walk", and referred to "dwellings" or "refuges" used by wandering monks during the rainy season.

Vijay Mallya
Vijay Mallya is an Indian liquor and airline baron. The son of industrialist Vittal Mallya, he is the chairman of the United Breweries Group and Kingfisher Airlines. His United Spirits is world's second largest liquor maker, by volume

Vijayanagara Empire
The Vijayanagara Empire , referred as the Kingdom of Bisnaga by the Portuguese, was an empire based in South Indian in the Deccan Plateau region. It was established in 1336 by Harihara I and his brother Bukka Raya I of the Yadava lineage. The empire rose to prominence as a culmination of attempts by the southern powers against Islamic invasions by the end of the 13th century

Vik Muniz
Vicente José de Oliveira Muniz, known as Vik Muniz , is a visual artist living in New York City.-Early career:Muniz began his career as a sculptor in the late 1980s after relocating from Brazil to Chicago and later to New York. His early work grew out of a post-Fluxus aesthetic and often involved visual puns and jokes

The term Viking is customarily used to refer to the Norse explorers, warriors, merchants, and pirates who raided, traded, explored and settled in wide areas of Europe, Asia and the North Atlantic islands from the late 8th to the mid-11th century.These Norsemen used their famed longships to travel as far east as Constantinople and the Volga River

Viking Age
Viking Age is the term for the period in European history, especially Northern European and Scandinavian history, spanning the late 8th to 11th centuries. Scandinavian Vikings explored Europe by its oceans and rivers through trade and warfare. The Vikings also reached Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland, and Anatolia

Viking program
The Viking program consisted of a pair of American space probes sent to Mars, Viking 1 and Viking 2. Each spacecraft was composed of two main parts, an orbiter designed to photograph the surface of Mars from orbit, and a lander designed to study the planet from the surface

Vikram Batra
Captain Vikram Batra, PVC , was an officer of the Indian Army, posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest award for valour, for his actions during the 1999 Kargil War in Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

Vikram Sarabhai
Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was an Indian physicist. He is considered to be the father of the Indian space program; legendary Homi Bhabha’s successor as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission; and was as at home in the world of the arts as in his favourite laboratory. His interests were vast and varied

Viktor Bout
Viktor Anatolyevich Bout is a convicted arms smuggler. A citizen of Russia, he was arrested in Thailand in 2008 and was extradited in 2010 to the United States to stand trial on terrorism charges after being accused of smuggling arms to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia to use against US forces

Viktor Petrenko
Viktor Vasylovych Petrenko is a Ukrainian former competitive figure skater who represented the Soviet Union, the Unified Team, and Ukraine during his career. He is the 1992 Olympic Champion for the Unified Team

Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
Vilayanur Subramanian "Rama" Ramachandran, born 1951, is a neuroscientist known for his work in the fields of behavioral neurology and visual psychophysics

Villa Farnese
The Villa Farnese, also known as Villa Caprarola, is a mansion in the town of Caprarola in the province of Viterbo, Northern Lazio, Italy, approximately 50 kilometres north-west of Rome

Villa Lante
Villa Lante at Bagnaia is a Mannerist garden of surprise near Viterbo, central Italy, attributed to Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola).The villa is known as the "Villa Lante"

Villa Serego
Villa Serego or Villa Sarego is a Palladian villa at Santa Sofia di Pedemonte, San Pietro in Cariano in the province of Verona, northern Italy. It was built for the aristocratic Sarego family, and designed by Andrea Palladio

Villaba, Leyte
Villaba is a 4th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 36,042 people in 7,787 households.-Barangays:Villaba is politically subdivided into 35 barangays.* Abijao* Balite* Bugabuga

Villages of Guam
||The United States territory of Guam is divided into 19 municipalities more commonly called villages. Each municipality is governed by an elected mayor. Village populations range in size from under 1,000 to over 40,000. As of the 2000 census, the total population of Guam was 154,805. - History :Many villages have rich histories reaching back thousands of years

Villarrica (volcano)
Villarrica is one of Chile's most active volcanoes, rising above the lake and town of the same name. The volcano is also known as Rucapillán, a Mapuche word meaning "House of the Pillán". It is the westernmost of three large stratovolcanoes that trend perpendicular to the Andean chain along the Gastre Fault

Villiers Engineering
Villiers Engineering was a manufacturer of motorcycles and cycle parts, and an engineering company based in Villiers Street, Wolverhampton, England.

Intestinal villi are tiny, finger-like projections that protrude from the epithelial lining of the intestinal wall. Each villus is approximately 0.5-1.6 mm in length and has many microvilli , each of which are much smaller than a single villus

Vilnius University
Vilnius University is the oldest university in the Baltic states and one of the oldest in Eastern Europe. It is also the largest university in Lithuania.

Vilsmeier-Haack reaction
The Vilsmeier–Haack reaction is the chemical reaction of a substituted amide with phosphorus oxychloride and an electron-rich arene to produce an aryl aldehyde or ketone . The reaction is named after Anton Vilsmeier and Albrecht Haack

Vin may refer to:*Voltage input, an alternative form for Vin-People:*Vin Diesel*Vin Scully*Vin Suprynowicz*Vin, the name of a character from the video games Jak II and Jak 3*a diminutive of the name "Vincent"

The Vinaya is the regulatory framework for the Buddhist monastic community, or sangha, based in the canonical texts called Vinaya Pitaka. The teachings of the Buddha, or Buddhadharma can be divided into two broad categories: 'Dharma' or doctrine, and 'Vinaya', or discipline

Vinca minor
Vinca minor, Lesser periwinkle and Dwarf periwinkle, is a plant native to central and southern Europe, from Portugal and France north to the Netherlands and the Baltic States, and east to the Caucasus, and also in southwestern Asia in Turkey

Vince Gibson
Vince Gibson is a former American football player and coach. He served as head football coach at Kansas State University , the University of Louisville , and Tulane University , compiling a career college football record of 75–98–2

Vince Guaraldi
Vincent Anthony "Vince" Guaraldi was an Italian American jazz musician and pianist noted for his innovative compositions and arrangements and for composing music for animated adaptations of the Peanuts comic strip

Vince Young
Vincent Paul Young, Jr. , nicknamed "VY", is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League . He spent the first five seasons of his career with the Tennessee Titans. Young was the third overall draft pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at The University of Texas

Vincennes, Indiana
Vincennes is a city in and the county seat of Knox County, Indiana, United States. It is located on the Wabash River in the southwestern part of the state. The population was 18,701 at the 2000 census

Vincent Johnson
Vincent Johnson , is an American serial killer popularly known as the Brooklyn Strangler.-History:Between the summers of 1999 and 2000, a series of murders of prostitutes in the Williamsburg and Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhoods of Brooklyn led police to arrest a Brooklyn homeless man, one of roughly 30 known associates of prostitutes in the area detained for

Vincent Motorcycles
Vincent Motorcycles was a British manufacturer of motorcycles from 1928 to 1955. Their 1948 Black Shadow was at the time the world's fastest production motorcycle

Vincent Tan
Tan Sri Dato' Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun Tan Sri Dato' Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun Tan Sri Dato' Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun (born 1952; ; is the current owner of Cardiff City F.C. and also is the Chairman and Chief Executive of Berjaya Corporation Berhad, which controls a wide array of businesses which includes golfing, property, resorts, and gambling in a group known as the Berjaya Group

Vincent van Gogh
Vincent Willem van Gogh , and used Brabant dialect in his writing; it is therefore likely that he himself pronounced his name with a Brabant accent: , with a voiced V and palatalized G and gh. In France, where much of his work was produced, it is

Vincent Voiture
Vincent Voiture , French poet, was the son of a rich merchant of Amiens. He was introduced by a schoolfellow, the count Claude d'Avaux, to Gaston, Duke of Orléans, and accompanied him to Brussels and Lorraine on diplomatic missions.Although a follower of Gaston, he won the favour of Cardinal Richelieu, and was one of the earliest members of the

Vincenzo Florio
Vincenzo Florio, Jr. was an Italian industrialist in the wine industry of Sicily, famous for establishing the Targa Florio race.

Vincenzo Lunardi
Vicenzo Lunardi was born in Lucca, Italy. His family were of minor Neapolitan nobility, and his father had married late in life. Vicenzo was one of three children

Vincetoxicum hirundinaria
Vincetoxicum hirundinaria is a long-lived herbaceous perennial of the genus Vincetoxicum in the family Apocynaceae. It is native to cliffs and slopes, especially in calcareous soils, of continental Eurasia . There are introduced populations in North America .-References:

Vinci, Italy
Vinci is a town and comune of Firenze province in the Italian region of Tuscany. The birthplace of Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci lies just outside the town.-Geography:The town is surrounded by the Tuscan Hills

Vincristine , formally known as leurocristine, sometimes abbreviated "VCR", is a vinca alkaloid from the Catharanthus roseus , formerly Vinca rosea and hence its name. It is a mitotic inhibitor, and is used in cancer chemotherapy.-Mechanism:Tubulin is a structural protein that polymerizes to microtubules

Vinda Karandikar
Govind Vināyak Karandikar , better known as Vindā Karandikar , was a well-known Marathi poet and writer. He was also an essayist, literary critic, and a translator.

Vinegar is a liquid substance consisting mainly of acetic acid and water, the acetic acid being produced through the fermentation of ethanol by acetic acid bacteria. Commercial vinegar is produced either by fast or slow fermentation processes. Slow methods generally are used with traditional vinegars, and fermentation proceeds slowly over the course of weeks or months

Vinegar tasters
The Vinegar Tasters , is a traditional subject in Chinese religious painting. The allegorical composition depicts the three founders of China's major religious and philosophical traditions: Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism

Vineta or Wineta was a possibly legendary ancient town believed to have been on the coast of the Baltic Sea. It was commonly said to be on the present site of Wolin in Poland or of Zinnowitz on Usedom island in Germany. Today it is said to have been near Barth in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

A vineyard is a plantation of grape-bearing vines, grown mainly for winemaking, but also raisins, table grapes and non-alcoholic grape juice

Ving Rhames
Irving Rameses "Ving" Rhames is an American actor best known for his work in Bringing Out the Dead, Pulp Fiction, Baby Boy, Don King: Only in America, and the Mission: Impossible film series.-Early life and education:

Vinho Verde
Vinho Verde is a Portuguese wine from the Minho region in the far north of the country. The name literally means "Green Wine" , referring to its youthful freshness that leads to a very slight green color on the edges of the wine. The region is characterized by its many small growers, which numbered more than 30,000 as of 2005

Vini is a genus of birds endemic to the islands of the tropical Pacific. There are five extant species of these small lorikeets ranging from eastern Fiji through Samoa, French Polynesia, and as far east as Henderson Island. All members of the genus have exceptional bright plumage, particularly the unusual all over blues of the Blue Lorikeet and the Ultramarine Lorikeet

Vinnie Colaiuta
Vincent Colaiuta is an American drummer based in Los Angeles. Originally from Republic, Pennsylvania, he began playing drums as a child and received his first full drum kit from his parents at the age of 14

Vinnie Paz (rapper)
Vincenzo Luvineri, better known as Vinnie Paz , is a Italian-American rapper and the lyricist behind the Philadelphia underground hip hop group Jedi Mind Tricks

Vinnie Politan
Vinnie Politan is a former attorney and journalist who anchors "Prime News with Vinnie Politan" on HLN, and, as of November 16, 2009, co-anchors In Session on the cable network truTV. This is Politan's second tour of duty on the network

Vinnie Ream
Lavinia Ellen Ream Hoxie was an American sculptor. Her most famous work was the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol rotunda.-Early life:

Vinnie Vincent
Vincent John Cusano, better known as Vinnie Vincent, is an American guitarist from Bridgeport, Connecticut and songwriter known for his brief membership in the band Kiss.-Replacing Ace Frehley in Kiss:

Vinson Massif
Vinson Massif is the highest mountain of Antarctica, lying in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, which stand above the Ronne Ice Shelf near the base of the Antarctic Peninsula. The massif is located about from the South Pole and is about long and wide. At the highest point is Mount Vinson, which was named in 2006 after Carl Vinson, long-time member of the U.S

Vintage, in wine-making, is the process of picking grapes and creating the finished product . A vintage wine is one made from grapes that were all, or primarily, grown and harvested in a single specified year. In certain wines, it can denote quality, as in Port wine, where Port houses make and declare vintage Port in their best years

Vintage car
A vintage car is commonly defined as a car built between the start of 1919 and the end of 1930 known as the "Vintage era". There is little debate about the start date of the vintage period—the end of World War I is a nicely defined marker there—but the end date is a matter of a little more debate

A vinyl compound is any organic compound that contains a vinyl group ,which are derivatives of ethene, CH2=CH2, with one hydrogen atom replaced with some other group

Vinyl roof
Vinyl roof refers to a vinyl covering for an automobile's top. This covering was originally designed to give the appearance of a convertible to models with a fixed roof, but eventually it evolved into a styling statement in its own right. Vinyl roofs were most popular in the American market, and they are considered one of the period hallmarks of 1970s Detroit cars

The viola is a bowed string instrument. It is the middle voice of the violin family, between the violin and the cello.- Form :The viola is similar in material and construction to the violin. A full-size viola's body is between and longer than the body of a full-size violin , with an average length of

Violence is the use of physical force to apply a state to others contrary to their wishes. violence, while often a stand-alone issue, is often the culmination of other kinds of conflict, e.g

Violent and Sex Offender Register
In the United Kingdom, the Violent and Sex Offender Register is a database of records of those required to register with the Police under the Sexual Offences Act 2003, those jailed for more than 12 months for violent offences, and unconvicted people simply thought to be at risk of offending

Violent Femmes
Violent Femmes were an American alternative rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, initially active between 1980 and 1987 and again from 1988 to 2009

Violet-backed Starling
The Violet-backed Starling , also known as the Plum-coloured Starling or Amethyst Starling, is a relatively small species of starling in the Sturnidae family. This strongly sexually dimorphic species is found widely in woodland of mainland sub-Saharan Africa.-References:* BirdLife International 2004.

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