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Derby

not comply with British door-alarm regulations. Etymology The Oxford English Dictionary indicates that the origin of the current modern use of the word is not clear. Oxford English Dictionary online entry for "by-law" (subscription required) One possibility is the earliest use of the term, which originates from the Viking town law in the Danelaw, wherein ''by'' is the Old Norse word for a larger settlement as in Whitby and Derby (compare with the modern Danish-Norwegian word ''by'' meaning town, or the modern Swedish word ''by'', meaning village). Answers.com entry for topic, "Bylaw Etymology" However, it is also possible that this usage was forgotten and the word was "reinvented" in modern times through the use of the adverbial prefix ''by-'' giving the meaning of subsidiary law or side-law (as in ''byway''). In either case, it is incorrect to claim that the origin of the word is simply the prepositional phrase "by law." birth_date Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Derbyshire Derby wikipedia:Derby


Havana

are credited with having prompted the reform of that system into its current modern shape. He also covered the Cuban Revolution for the Associated Press, stationed in Havana (Landau spoke conversational Spanish (Spanish language)). Born in Havana, Cuba, she is one of the two daughters of Sir Thomas Brimelow (Thomas Brimelow), a British diplomat, who was Permanent Under-Secretary in the British Foreign Office in 1973-75


Switzerland

, Chile, and Namibia. thumb right 260px Map of the Swiss Confederation in 1515. (File:Historische Karte CH 1515.png) The Swiss Confederation (Old Swiss Confederacy) in Huldrych Zwingli’s time consisted of thirteen states (cantons (Cantons of Switzerland)) as well as affiliated states and common lordships. Unlike the current modern state of Switzerland, which operates under a federal government, the thirteen states were nearly independent, conducting their own domestic and foreign affairs. Each state formed its own alliances within and without the Confederation. This relative independence served as the basis for conflict during the time of the Reformation when the various states divided between different confessional camps. Military ambitions were given an additional impetus with the competition to acquire new territory and resources, as seen for example in the Old Zurich War. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


Canada

students and is the only school in the Dufferin-Peel board to have the Cisco Systems Program available to students.. Cardinal Leger opened in 1976, originally named St. Stephens. The school expanded in 1980 and underwent major renovations in 1995 in order to attain its current modern appearance. The school offers a large variety of extracurricular programs, including HOPE (Helping Other People Everyday), the multi-cultural show, an extensive music program, dramatic arts program, as well


United States

José Lima (w:José Lima), a former baseball (w:baseball) pitcher for Major League Baseball (w:Major League Baseball)'s Houston Astros (w:Houston Astros), Detroit Tigers (w:Detroit Tigers), Los Angeles Dodgers (w:Los Angeles Dodgers), New York Mets (w:New York Mets), and Kansas City Royals (w:Kansas City Royals) (all in the United States (w:United States)) died suddenly at his Los Angeles home this morning of a heart attack (w:heart attack). He was 37 years old. His death was confirmed by the Los Angeles Dodgers organization and his family.


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