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insurrection of peasants against the nobility in northeastern France in 1358—so named from the nobles' habit of referring contemptuously to any peasant as Jacques, or Jacques Bonhomme.
a person who rented farmland for short-term use. They were rural entrepreneurs who leased the lands from aristocrats more attracted ...
The doctrine of the millennium, the opinion that Christ will reign in bodily presence on earth for 1,000 years.
not reforming or showing repentance; obstinately wrong or bad.
is a critical explanation or interpretation of a text, particularly a religious text.
an area of Italy bordering the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Seas. It comprises part of southwestern Tuscany
a Mexican laborer allowed into the US for a limited time as a seasonal agricultural worker.
an insurrectionary movement which aims to divide the nation state into almost independent cantons.
It is in favor of federalism with a radical character (including redistribution of wealth, improvement of the working classes etc.), its goal is to establish a confederation of towns or cities (cantons) as a federation of independent units. It resembles in some ways to the Greek polis. Cantonalism was predominantly a phenomenon of the petty bourgeoisie, but also had a great influence on the nascent labor movement, and constituted a precedent for anarchism in Spain.
Orphan; parentless person, shuffling between foster home,
full of danger or uncertainty; precarious.
relating to priests or the priesthood; priestly.
relating to or denoting a doctrine that ascribes sacrificial functions and spiritual or supernatural powers to ordained priests.
extravagantly theatrical; overly dramatic.
a greenhouse where orange trees are grown.
a bundle of rods with a projecting ax blade, carried by a lictor as a symbol of a magistrate's power, and used as an emblem of authority in Fascist Italy.
losse, crumbly sedimentary rock or soil consisting of clay and lime, formerly used typically as fertilizer.
a type of rock that can be broken into thin, flat pieces
"mother of pores") is a genus of stony corals, often found forming reefs or islands in tropical locations.
a porous rock composed of calcium carbonate and formed by precipitation from water, e.g., around mineral springs.
an edible brown seaweed that is a popular dietary supplement and traditional marine foodstuff in Korea
a cindery, vesicular basaltic lava, typically having a frothy texture.
slag separated from molten metal during smelting.
Sea sponge // any of various small needle-like anatomical structures occurring in organisms.
a genus of brown algae found in the intertidal zones of rocky seashores almost throughout the world.
dull and flat, without a shine.
At high latitudes or for long voyages, the differences can be large. In those cases, the navigator generally breaks the great circle route into a series of short rhumb line courses so that the helmsman can be given a fixed course to steer for several hours or so.
the upper part of the stern of a ship. 2. a rail above the stern of a ship.
an isolated underwater volcanic mountain
a structure used in underwater work, consisting of an airtight chamber, open at the bottom and containing air under sufficient pressure to exclude the water
A light in which the total duration of light in each period is clearly longer than the total duration of darkness and in which the intervals of darkness (occultations) are all of equal duration.
To come into view as a massive, distorted, or indistinct image