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From the Ch'in onward, the usual title was huang-ti, "emperor" — usually
shortened to ti — although many temporary rulers, usurpers, regents, and would-
be emperors were better known by the title of wang or, at times, kung or hou (
The hydroelectric potential of the Congo basin amounts to 132,000,000 kW, or
one-sixth of the known world resources, though little development has yet taken
place. Congonhas, town, east-central Minas Gerais estado ("state"), Brazil, in the
1 1,253. Dall sheep (Ovis dalli), species of bighorn (q.v.). Dallam, Thomas (b. c.
1570, Lancashire, Eng. — d. after 1614), prominent English organ builder, whose
sons were also known for their organ-building. Little is known of Dallam's early ...
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