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NELSON'S

PERPETUAL LOOSE-LEAF

ENCYCLOPAEDIA

An International Work of Reference

Illustrated with Colored Plates, Plans and Engravings.
Complete in Twelve Royal Octavo Loose-Leaf Volumes

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
JOHN H. FINLEY, LL.D.

President of the COLLEGE OF The City Of New York

CANADIAN EDITOR

WILLIAM PETERSON, LL.D., C.M.G.

PRINCIPAL of McGill UNIVERSITY
MONTREAL, CANADA

EUROPEAN EDITOR

GEORGE SANDEMAN, M.A.

EDINBURGH, Scotland

NEW YORK
T H O M A S N E L S ON AND SONS
LONDON EDINBURGH TORONTO
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This volume contains Parts XXXV, XXXVI, and XXXVII of Nelson's ENcyclopædia
Copyright, 1907, by Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York
Copyright, 1907, by Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York
Copyright, 1909, by Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York
Copyright, 19 io, by Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York
Copyright, 1911, by Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York
Copyright, 1912, by Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York
Copyright, 1913, by Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York

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LIST OF CONTRACTIONS USED IN THIS WORK.

ac., acres. agric., agricultural. Ala., Alabama. alt, altitude. Alta., Alberta. Amer., America or American. anc., ancient. ann., annual. Ar., Arabic. Aram., Aramaic. Ariz., Arizona. Ark., Arkansas. arr., arrondissement. A. S., Anglo-Saxon. A. W., Authorized Version, aver., average. b. p., boiling point. bor., borough. Brit., Britain or British. B. C., British Columbia. bur., burgh. c. (circa), about. C., centigrade. Cal., California. cap., capital. cf., compare. co., county. Colo., Colorado. Com., Commission. comm., commune. Conn., Connecticut. cub, ft., cubic feet. Dan, Danish. D.C., District of Columbia. Del, Delaware. dep, department. dist., district. div., division. Du., Dutch. E., east. eccles., ecclesiastical. ed., edition; edited. 8. g., for example. Eng., England or English. episc., episcopal. et, seq., and the following. F., Fahrenheit. Fla., Florida. fort, tho, fortified town. Fr., French. ft., feet. Ga., Georgia. Ger., German. ov., government. r., Greek.

Heb., Hebrew.
I, isi, island.
Ia, Iowa.
ibid., the same.
i.e., that is.
Ill., Illinois.

in., inches.
Ind. T., Indian Territory.
Ind., iodiana. tory
Ire., Ireland or Irish.
Ital, Italian.
Kan., Kansas.
Ky., Kentucky.

l, lake.

La., Louisiana. Lat., Latin. lat., latitude.

1. bk, left bank. lit., literally. long., longitude. m., miles. Man., Manitoba. Mass., Massachusetts. Md., Maryland. Me., Maine. M.E., Methodist Episcopal. Meth., Methodist. Mich., Michigan. Minn., Minnesota. Miss., Mississippi. Mo., Missouri. Mont., Montana. m.p., melting point. mrkt, tho, market-town. Mt., mts., mount, mountain, -s. munic, municipal. N., north. Neb., Nebraska. N.B., New Brunswick. N.C., North Carolina. N. Dak, North Dakota. Nev., Nevada. N.H., New Hampshire. N. J., New Jersey.

n. ifex, New Mexico. N. S., Nova Scotia. N. T., New Testament. N.W. T., Northwest Territories. N.Y., New York. 0., Ohio. Okla., Oklahoma. Ont., Ontario. Ore., Oregon. 0.T., Old Testament. par., parish.

poli parliamentary. a., Pennsylvania. P. E., Protestant Episcopal. P.E.I., Prince Edward Island. Per., Persian. P.I., Philippine Islands. p., population. ort., Portuguese. P. R., Puerto Rico. Presb., Presbyterian. prom., promontory. prov., province. ueb., pueblo. ue., Quebec. . v., which see. .., riv., river. r. bk., right bank. R. C., Roman Catholic. R. R., or ry., railroad or railway. R.I., Rhode Island. R. W., Revised Version. R. R.jn., railroad junction. S., south. Sans., Sanskrit. Sask, Saskatchewan. S. C., South Carolina. Scot., Scotland or Scottish. S. Dak., South Dakota. seapt., seaport. Sp., Spanish. sp. gr., specific gravity. sq. m., square miles. stn., station. s.v., under the word. Syr., Syriac. temp., temperature. Tenn., Tennessee. terr., territory. Tex., Texas. tn., town. trans., translated. trib., tributary. U.S., United States of America, Va., Virginia. vil., village. vol., volume. Vt., Vermont. W., west. Wash., Washington. wat.-pl., watering-place. W. Wa., West Virginia. Wis., Wisconsin. Wyo., Wyoming. yds., yards.

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