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Council of.

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organization of the foreign ministers of the World War II Allies—the United States, Great Britain, France, and the USSR—that, in a long series of meetings, attempted to reach political settlements after the war.
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in the republic of Venice, a special tribunal created (1310) to avert plots and crimes against the state. It was a direct result of the unsuccessful Tiepolo conspiracy against the Venetian oligarchy. In 1335 the body was given permanent status.
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That same day a council of war had been held in which all the members of the Hofkriegsrath and both Emperors took part.
There were one thousand five hundred Patricians; from these, three hundred Senators were chosen; from the Senators a Doge and a Council of Ten were selected, and by secret ballot the Ten chose from their own number a Council of Three.
We walked through the hall of the Council of Ten, and presently entered the infernal den of the Council of Three.
The face of Dingaan shone when he saw the cattle, and that night he called us, the council of the Amapakati, together, and asked us as to the granting of the country.
This excuse she stated before a great council of the clergy of England, as the sole reason for her having taken the religious habit.
There was a "sense of rebel" among Council of the North member dioceses that the Prioritized Operational Plan working group has proposed that the Council's annual grant be maintained at the 2006 level of $2.
A famous instance occurred at the Council of Nicaea (A.
Between 1700 and 1704 the city council of Leipzig, in central Germany, presided over the construction of a new, large combination poor house, orphanage, insane asylum, and penitentiary named St.
It is further notable that while the credentials of Professor Wedgwood are highlighted (although perceptive observers may not be surprised to hear someone associated with the Council of Foreign Relations refrain from challenging establishment positions), we were not told whether her opinion was a considered one or merely an off-the-cuff answer to a reporter or, indeed, whether her studies in the vast field of international law have focused on questions relating to the abrogation of Security Council resolutions following the violation of one provision.
In addition, Barry Feinstein, of the Joint Council of Teamsters, 16 participated in the rally.
The Carolinas council was NMSDC's 1991 "National Council of the Year.
Number crunchers and members of the Council of the North narrowly averted a crisis here at their recent meeting, reaching a tentative compromise after one diocese said it would quit the group.

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