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  2. Venezuelan Spanish - Wikipedia

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    Junk food. A quick snack. Lit. "Cold bullet". Balurdo(a) = adj. or n. (from French Balourd) An awkward or ridiculous person. A low-class person or behavior. See chimbo; Barrio = n. Poor neighborhood. Often built upwards on hillsides, they are a distinct and noticeable feature of the landscape in large cities in Venezuela. Barquilla = n. Ice ...

  3. Germán Valdés - Wikipedia

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    Germán Genaro Cipriano Gómez Valdés y Castillo (19 September 1915 – 29 June 1973), known professionally as Tin-Tan, was a Mexican actor, singer and comedian who was born in Mexico City but was raised and began his career in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua.

  4. Small interfering RNA - Wikipedia

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    Small interfering RNA (siRNA), sometimes known as short interfering RNA or silencing RNA, is a class of double-stranded RNA at first non-coding RNA molecules, typically 20-24 (normally 21) base pairs in length, similar to miRNA, and operating within the RNA interference (RNAi) pathway.

  5. J. K. Rowling - Wikipedia

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    Joanne Rowling CH OBE FRSL (/ ˈ r oʊ l ɪ ŋ / "rolling"; born 31 July 1965), also known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British author and philanthropist.She wrote Harry Potter, a seven-volume children's fantasy series published from 1997 to 2007.

  6. Spanish Civil War - Wikipedia

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    The Spanish Civil War (Spanish: Guerra Civil Española) was a civil war in Spain fought from 1936 to 1939 between the Republicans and the Nationalists.Republicans were loyal to the left-leaning Popular Front government of the Second Spanish Republic, and consisted of various socialist, communist, separatist, anarchist, and republican parties, some of which had opposed the government in the pre ...

  7. Chihuahua City - Wikipedia

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    The city serves as an alternative destination for maquiladora operators who require quick access to the border but wish to avoid both the higher costs and higher turnover rates of employment of the immediate border area. Of all interior (non-border) locations in Mexico, Chihuahua has the largest maquiladora presence in Mexico.

  8. Pontevedra - Wikipedia

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    History Name. The name of the city is likely a Latin composite of pons, pontis (bridge) and veter, vetera, veterum (old, long established). In Galicia, Latin pons, a masculine word, became feminine, hence Vulgar Latin Ponte Vetera, which became by the 13th century the modern Galician language toponymy Pontevedra, "the old bridge", in reference to an old Roman bridge across the Lérez River ...

  9. COVID-19 pandemic in Argentina - Wikipedia

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    The COVID-19 pandemic in Argentina is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).On 3 March 2020, the virus was confirmed to have spread to Argentina.