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1. the habitat or retreat of a lion or similar wild animal; lair
2. Scot a small wooded valley; dingle
3. Scot and northern English dialect a place of sanctuary in certain catching games; home or base
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Den’

 

(Day), a bourgeois, left-liberal daily newspaper published in Petrograd from 1912 to 1918. Among its contributors were bourgeois radicals (A. V. Amfiteatrov and N. P. Asheshov), Narodniks (Populists) and Socialist Revolutionaries (V. Bogucharskii, R. V. Ivanov-Razumnik, and S. D. Mstislavskii), and Menshevik-liquidators (D. I. Zaslavskii, St. Ivanovich, N. I. Iordanskii, and P. S. Iushkevich). The newspaper criticized tsarism and the bourgeois-pome shchik (landlord) parties from the liberal Menshevik position. During World War I it occupied a defensist position. After May 30 (June 12), 1917, Den’ became an organ of the Mensheviks. It supported the bourgeois Provisional Government and opposed the Bolsheviks. The newspaper reacted with hostility to the October Socialist Revolution. It was closed on Oct. 26 (Nov. 8), 1917, by the Petrograd Military Revolutionary Committee but for some time continued to publish under different names. It was finally closed in May 1918 for anti-Soviet propaganda.


Den

 

the place where some mammals rest for a long time, hibernate, or raise their cubs. A den, unlike a burrow, is on the surface and usually in a secluded spot: in thick underbrush, among reeds, in a gully, beneath a cliff, or in a cave. Jackals, foxes, wolves, hyenas, tigers, lions, and wild boars build dens. A bear’s den is called berloga in Russian; a den occupied briefly is called lezhka. The latter is built by hares, rodents, and most ungulates.

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den

An indoor retreat, usually small, for work or leisure. also see chamber, 1.
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DEN

(Directory Enabled Networks) The management of a network from a central depository of information about users, applications and network resources. Originally an initiative from Microsoft and Cisco, DEN was turned over to the DMTF in 1998, and its extensions were made part of the CIM specification in 1999. See WBEM, CIM and DMTF.
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In the southern Beaufort Sea, terrestrial polar bear dens occur primarily along the cutbanks of barrier islands and the nearby coastal plain, although some bears have been documented denning as far as 50 km inland (Lentfer and Hensel, 1980; Amstrup and Gardner, 1994; Durner et al., 2003; Amstrup et al., 2004).
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Humming along at 50 to 80 percent of its summer energy expenditure, the metabolic factory inside a denning bear apparently operates li ke that of no other mammal.