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(ro͞ozh), river, c.30 mi (50 km) long, rising in S Michigan and winding S and SE to the Detroit River at the city of River Rouge. Dearborn and part of Detroit also lie on the river, which carries much of the raw material used by Detroit's industries.


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preparations externally applied to change or enhance the beauty of skin, hair, nails, lips, and eyes. The use of body paint for ornamental and religious purposes has been common among primitive peoples from prehistoric times (see body-marking).
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the site of fortified and unfortified towns of the sixth through 11th centuries in Võru Raion, Estonian SSR, in the vicinity of a population center of the same name. Rõuge is located on the slope of an ancient runoff valley (Rõuge Valley of Lakes), which was formed in the period before the Ice Age and in the period after the Ice Age. Archaeological excavations conducted in the area from 1951 to 1959 by the Soviet archaeologist M. Kh. Shmidekhel’m uncovered the remains of dwellings, hearths, and pottery. The inhabitants of Rõuge engaged in farming, cattle breeding, and the working of metal, bone, and stone.


Shmidekhel’m, M. Kh. “Gorodishche Ryuge ν iugo-vostochnoi Estonii.” In Tr. Pribaltiiskoi ob”edinennoi kompleksnoi ekspeditsii, vol. I. Moscow, 1959.


Finely divided, hydrated iron oxide, used in polishing glass, metal, or gems, and as a pigment.
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While the United States pulled itself out of Vietnam, President Nixon ordered more than seventy thousand US and Vietnamese troops into Cambodia and dropped five hundred thousand tons of ordnance on Viet Cong and Khmer Rouge outposts, killing a half-million people.
The Cambodian people were not even aware that their new overlords were part of a Communist government for almost a year and a half after the Khmer Rouge had seized power.
Khmer Rouge supremo Pol Pot died in 1988, while Ke Pauk, a powerful Khmer Rouge commander who was in charge of northeast Cambodia during the 1975-1979 Khmer Rouge regime, died last February of a blood pressure-related illness at age 72.
Currently only two senior Khmer Rouge figures are now in custody -- military commander Ta Mok and Kaing Khek Iue, better known as Duch, who ran a Khmer Rouge torture and interrogation center in Phnom Penh.
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