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  • 1 Nadir of American race relations — The nadir of American race relations is a term that refers to the period in United States history from the end of Reconstruction through the early 20th century, when racism in the country is deemed to have been worse than in any other period… …

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  • 2 NAḌĪR, BANŪ I- — one of the three major Jewish tribes in medina (pre Islamic Yathrib) that became famous in Islamic historiography through their conflict with muhammad . Following their defeat, the Naḍīr left their fortifications and orchards and went into exile …

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  • 3 Nadir (disambiguation) — The nadir is a low or downward point of reference. Nadir may also refer to: Nadir (topography) Nadirs (autobiography), by Herta Müller The Nadir, a fictional tribe in the novel Legend and other works by David Gemmell Nadir , a song by Sadist on… …

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  • 4 Nadir — Na dir (n[=a] d[ e]r), n. [F., Sp., & It. nadir; all fr. Ar. naz[=i]ru s samt nadir, prop., the point opposite the zenith (as samt), in which naz[=i]r means alike, corresponding to. Cf. {Azimuth}, {Zenith}.] 1. That point of the heavens, or lower …

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  • 5 Nadir of the sun — Nadir Na dir (n[=a] d[ e]r), n. [F., Sp., & It. nadir; all fr. Ar. naz[=i]ru s samt nadir, prop., the point opposite the zenith (as samt), in which naz[=i]r means alike, corresponding to. Cf. {Azimuth}, {Zenith}.] 1. That point of the heavens, or …

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  • 6 Nadir Shah Kot District — is situated in the western part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Paktia Province and Shamal District to the west, Qalandar District to the north, Musa Khel District to the northeast, Khost (Matun) District to the east, Mando Zayi… …

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  • 7 The Rosicrucian Cosmo-Conception — or Mystic Christianity is a Rosicrucian text, written by Max Heindel (ISBN 0 911274 34 0) Western Wisdom Teachings The first edition was printed in November 1909, it has little changed since then and it is considered to be Max Heindel s magnum… …

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  • 8 The Hollow Men — (1925) is a major poem by T. S. Eliot, a Nobel Prize winning modernist poet. Its themes are, like many of Eliot s poems, overlapping and fragmentary, but it is recognized to be concerned with: post War Europe under the Treaty of Versailles (which …

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  • 9 The Great Depression (book) — The Great Depression is the title of a book written by Canadian author Pierre Berton. The period of time between the stock market crash of 1929 and the outbreak of war in 1939 had a terrible impact on the lives of all Canadians. The book, The… …

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  • 10 Nadir — For other uses, see Nadir (disambiguation). Diagram showing the relationship between the zenith, the nadir, and different types of horizon. The nadir is opposite the zenith. The nadir (from Arabic: نظير / ALA LC: naẓīr; meaning opposite ) is the… …

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  • 11 Nadir (topography) — For other uses, see Nadir (disambiguation). The Badwater Basin in Death Valley, California, the nadir of the North American Continent In topography, a nadir is a point on a surface that is lower in elevation than all points immediately adjacent… …

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  • 12 Nadir of Purdah (Muslimgauze compilation) — Infobox Album Name = Nadir Of Purdah Type = compilation Artist = Muslimgauze Released = 2007 (projected) Recorded = Genre = Length = Label = Tantric Harmonies TANTRA X39 Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Next album = Nadir Of Purdah… …

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  • 13 nadir — [[t]ne͟ɪdɪə(r), AM dər[/t]] 1) N SING: usu with poss The nadir of something such as someone s career or the history of an organization is its worst time. [LITERARY] 1945 to 1946 was the nadir of Truman s presidency. Ant: zenith 2) N SING: the N… …

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  • 14 nadir —    (NAY der, NAY deer) [Arabic: opposite (the zenith)] On the celestial sphere, the point exactly beneath the position of the observer and diametrically opposite the zenith; the lowest point By extension, the time of greatest personal or societal …

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  • 15 nadir — noun /ˈneɪdɪə(ɹ),ˈneɪdɪɹ/ a) The point of the celestial sphere, directly opposite the zenith; inferior pole of the horizon; point of the celestial sphere directly under the place where we stand. when we are Nadyr to the Sunne, we have no ſhadow… …

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  • 16 nadir — /ˈneɪdɪə / (say naydear) noun 1. the point of the celestial sphere vertically beneath any place or observer and diametrically opposite to the zenith. 2. the lowest point, as of adversity: *forces were gathering that were to make 1979 the nadir of …

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  • 17 nadir — noun the nadir of his career Syn: lowest point, lowest level, all time low, bottom, rock bottom; informal pits Ant: zenith …

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  • 18 The Miracle at the Meadowlands — This article is about a 1978 game between the Eagles and the Giants. For a 2010 game involving these same two teams, see Miracle at the New Meadowlands. Herman Edwards recovers Joe Pisarcik s fumble in The Miracle at the Meadowlands. The Miracle… …

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  • 19 Nadir Afonso — Birth name Nadir Afonso Rodrigues Born December 4, 1920 (1920 12 04) …

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  • 20 Nadir (album) — Nadir Studio album by Arthur Loves Plastic Released February 2003 …

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