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Nevada (1) 0
Meadowville 1
Freehold 0
Oconto 1
Superior City 1
Madison (WI) 0
Nebraska (3) 0
Kirksville 1
Saint Louis 0
Maine (2) 4
North Vassalboro 1
Portland (ME) 2
Louisiana (1) 0
Washington (3) 2
Seattle 1
Sedro-Wolley 1
Walla Walla 1
South Carolina 0
Wichita 3
Virginia (1) 1
Alaska (1)

Use for: AK

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Portland (OR) 1
423 Broome Street 2
Queens (NY) 0
Elmira 1
Hauppauge 2
Penn Yan 2
Niagara Falls (NY) 7
Medina 1
Lake Placid 2
Rochester, New York 472
Long Island 1
Cleveland 2
Cincinnati 3
New Hampshire (1) 1
Vicksburgh 1
Baltimore 2
Boulder 1
Fergus Falls 1
Marion 1
West Baden Springs 1
Pittsburgh 0
New Castle 10
Meadville 1
Boonton 1
Wisconsin (6) 1
Wausakee 1
Oregon (2) 1
Hawaii (2) 5
Honolulu 2
Cuba (1)

Use for: Republic of Cuba, Cuba, Republic of

  • Comprises a large island of the same name and several smaller islands; area was inhabited by Ciboney, Guanahatabey and Taino (Arawaks) when Columbus arrived in 1492; Spanish colonized in 1511, native people soon died; Africans were brought here as slaves for plantations; official language is Spanish.
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New York (state) (23) 12
Manhattan 1
Utica 1
Olean 1
Chardon 1
Painesville 1
Springfield 1
Detroit 3
Cass City 1
Maryland (2) 0
Cherokee 1
Colorado (2) 2
St. Paul, MN 1
Reno 1
Pennsylvania (5) 1
New Jersey (6) 1
Newark 1
Atlantic City 1
Mt. Laurel 0
Marinette 1
Lincoln 1
Missouri (4) 0
New Orleans 1
Texas (1) 5
San Antonio 1
Richmond (VA) 0
Milwaukee 1
Beaverton 0
Ogden 1
Salt Lake City 2
Nice (1)
  • Conquered by Romans 1st century CE; ruled by Saracens 10th cen.; under counts of Savoy 1388-1860, although captured and held by French several times; pillaged by Turks 1543; ceded to France 1860; birthplace of Garibaldi; leading resort city of French Riviera.
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Cimiez 1
La Habana

Use for: Havana

  • Chief naval station of Spanish in 16th cen.; captured by British in 1762, restored in 1763; site of initial battle of Spanish-American War in 1898; seat of revolutionary government since 1959; landmarks include 16th-cen. El Morro Castle and la Punta Fort.
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Fiji

Use for: Republic of Fiji

  • Comprises over 800 islands; area was settled by Austronesian-speaking people in 2nd millennium BCE; development of pottery by 1300 BCE; sighted by Dutch Tasman 1643, visited by British in 18th century; was haven for escaped convicts from Australia by 1804; official language is English, though most speak Bauan or Hindustani.
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Findhorn 1
Elbe

Use for: Elbe River

  • Empties into the North Sea; is a major river of central Europe; connected by canal to Berlin and other major centers; marked the farthest Roman advance into Germany in 9 BCE; was eastern limit of Charlemagne's conquest.
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Hudson River 1
Oceans (4)

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Arctic Ocean (ocean)

Use for: Arctic Sea

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Atlantic Ocean (ocean)

Use for: Atlantic

  • Body of water that separates North and South America from Europe and Africa, covers around 42,000,000 square miles and is on average 12,250 feet deep; may be referred to as divided into North Atlantic Ocean and South Atlantic Ocean.
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Black Sea 1
Bermuda 6
Santo Domingo 1
Dominican Republic (1) 1
Pacific Ocean (ocean) 4
Philippines (1)
  • Note: Comprises over 7000 islands; area first settled by Negritos (a pygmy group) by 30,000 BCE; later settled by Malayans; Islam introduced by Arabs 14th century; Spanish conquest began 1564, endured conflict with Moros of South and Chinese; revolution 1896-1899; official languages are Pilipino and English.
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Manila 1
Geneva, Lake of

Use for: Lake Geneva

  • Located on French-Swiss border, between Alps & Jura mountains; is traversed by Rhone river, which exits at Geneva; has been long famed for clear, blue waters & picturesque surroundings.
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Soviet Union (former Nation)

Use for: USSR, U.S.S.R., Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Soviet Union

  • Former northern Eurasian empire that came into being after 1917 Revolution; largest country in the world when it existed, stretching from Baltic and Black seas to the Pacific Ocean; very diverse with over 100 distinct nationalities; most of population East Slavs; had authoritarian and highly centralized government dominated by Communist Party; political and economic changes began late 1980s and the USSR ceased to exist in 1991; in its final years it consisted of 15 republics, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belorussia (now Belarus), Estonia, Georgia, Kazakstan, Kirgiziya (now Kyrgyzstan), Latvia, Lithuania, Moldavia (now Moldova), Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
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