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  2. East Africa - Wikipedia

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    East Africa, Eastern Africa, or East of Africa is the eastern subregion of the African continent. In the United Nations Statistics Division scheme of geographic regions, 10-11-(16*) territories make up Eastern Africa: [1]

  3. Date format by country - Wikipedia

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    The legal and cultural expectations for date and time representation vary between countries, and it is important to be aware of the forms of all-numeric calendar dates used in a particular country to know what date is intended.

  4. Hellenistic period - Wikipedia

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    The Hellenistic period spans the period of Mediterranean history between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the emergence of the Roman Empire, as signified by the Battle of Actium in 31 BC [1] and the conquest of Ptolemaic Egypt the following year. [2] The period of Greece prior to the Hellenistic era is known as Classical Greece ...

  5. Zionism - Wikipedia

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    Zionism (Hebrew: צִיּוֹנוּת Tsiyyonut after Zion) is a nationalist movement that espouses the establishment of, and support for a homeland for the Jewish people centered in the area roughly corresponding to the Land of Israel, the region of Palestine, Canaan, or the Holy Land, on the basis of a long Jewish connection and attachment to that land.

  6. List of Easter eggs in Microsoft products - Wikipedia

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    Candy Cane texture in Windows XP. Windows 1.0 includes an Easter egg which includes a list of people who worked on the software. The instructions for getting to the Easter egg vary depending on the version: 1.xx: Press Alt + ⇧ Shift + Esc + ↵ Enter. 1.01 and later: Hold Alt then Esc, release Alt then Esc, press Esc twice then press ...

  7. Banana - Wikipedia

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    A banana is an elongated, edible fruit – botanically a berry [1] [2] – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. [3] In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called "plantains", distinguishing them from dessert bananas. The fruit is variable in size, color, and firmness, but is usually ...

  8. Boers - Wikipedia

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    Boers (/ b ʊər z / BOORZ; Afrikaans: Boere) are the descendants of the Dutch-speaking Free Burghers of the eastern Cape frontier in Southern Africa during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. From 1652 to 1795, the Dutch East India Company controlled this area , but the United Kingdom incorporated it into the British Empire in 1806. [3]

  9. Microsoft Excel - Wikipedia

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    Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. It features calculation or computation capabilities, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Excel forms part of the Microsoft Office suite of software.