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  2. Decathlon - Wikipedia

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    The % Difference column shows the percentage difference between the time, distance or height of the individual world record and the decathlon record (other than the Total entry, which shows the percentage difference between awarded decathlon points). The relative differences in points are much higher in throwing events than in running and ...

  3. Ebook - Wikipedia

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    Brown's notion, however, was much more focused on reforming orthography and vocabulary, than on medium ("It is time to pull out the stopper" and begin "a bloody revolution of the word."): introducing huge numbers of portmanteau symbols to replace normal words, and punctuation to simulate action or movement; so it is not clear whether this fits ...

  4. United Kingdom - Wikipedia

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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Flag Coat of arms Anthem: "God Save the Queen" [a] Royal coat of arms in Scotland: Show globe Show map of Europe Show overseas territories and Crown dependencies Location of the United Kingdom (dark green) in Europe (dark grey) Capital and largest city London 51°30′N 0°7′W  /  51.500°N 0.117°W  / 51.500; -0.117 Official ...

  5. Brazil - Wikipedia

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    The word "Brazil" likely comes from the special word for brazilwood, a tree that once grew plentifully along the Brazilian coast. In Portuguese, brazilwood is called pau-brasil, with the word brasil commonly given the etymology "red like an ember," formed from brasa ("ember") and the suffix -il (from -iculum or -ilium).