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  • evergreen oak (plant)

    chaparral: Sages and evergreen oaks are the dominant plants in North American chaparral areas that have an average yearly rainfall of about 500 to 750 mm (20 to 30 inches). Areas with less rainfall or poorer soil have fewer, more drought-resistant shrubs such as chamise and manzanita. Chaparral…

  • Evergreen State (state, United States)

    Washington, constituent state of the United States of America. Lying at the northwestern corner of the 48 conterminous states, it is bounded by the Canadian province of British Columbia to the north, the U.S. states of Idaho to the east and Oregon to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

  • evergreen timber conifer (plant)

    Arartree, (Tetraclinis articulata), only species of the genus Tetraclinis of the cypress family (Cupressaceae), found in hot, dry areas of southeastern Spain, Malta, and northern Africa. A pyramidal tree 12 to 15 metres (about 40 to 50 feet) tall, the arartree has fragrant, brown or reddish-brown

  • everlasting (plant)

    Everlasting, any of several plants that retain their form and colour when dried and are used in dry bouquets and flower arrangements. Popular everlastings include several species of the family Asteraceae, especially the true everlastings, or immortelles, species of the genus Helichrysum.

  • Everlasting Gospel, The (work by Blake)

    William Blake: Blake’s religion: …demonstrated in his poem “The Everlasting Gospel” (c. 1818):

  • Everlasting League (Swiss history)

    Everlasting League, (Aug. 1, 1291), the inaugural confederation from which, through a long series of accessions, Switzerland grew to statehood. The league was concluded by the representatives of three districts, Uri, Schwyz, and Nidwalden, for self-defense against all who might attack or trouble

  • Everlasting Mercy, The (poem by Masefield)

    boxing: Boxing in art, literature, and film: …some stanzas to boxing in The Everlasting Mercy (1911). Here a boxer’s seconds (a second assists or supports a boxer or duelist) try to ensure that their fighter will be ready for his next round:

  • Everlasting Remorse (work by Bai Juyi)

    An Lushan: An Lushan’s rebellion: …great poet Bai Juyi’s “Everlasting Remorse” and of countless other works of art.

  • everlasting staircase (punishment)

    Treadwheel, penal appliance introduced in 1818 by the British engineer Sir William Cubitt (1785–1861) as a means of usefully employing convicts. The device was a wide hollow cylinder, usually composed of wooden steps built around a cylindrical iron frame, and was designed in some cases to handle as

  • Everleigh Club (brothel, Chicago, Illinois, United States)

    Everleigh sisters: ) operated the Everleigh Club from 1900 to 1911.

  • Everleigh sisters (American madams)

    Everleigh sisters, American madams whose luxurious and notorious Chicago brothel indulged wealthy and influential patrons from that city and around the world. Ada Everleigh (b. Feb. 15, 1876, near Louisville, Ky., U.S.—d. Jan. 3, 1960, Virginia) and Minna Everleigh (b. July 5/13, 1878, near

  • Everleigh, Ada (American madam)

    Everleigh sisters: …sisters, original surname (probably) Lester, American madams whose luxurious and notorious Chicago brothel indulged wealthy and influential patrons from that city and around the world. Ada Everleigh (b. Feb. 15, 1876, near Louisville, Ky., U.S.—d. Jan. 3, 1960, Virginia) and Minna Everleigh (b. July 5/13, 1878, near Louisville, Ky., U.S.—d.…

  • Everleigh, Minna (American madam)

    Everleigh sisters: original surname (probably) Lester, American madams whose luxurious and notorious Chicago brothel indulged wealthy and influential patrons from that city and around the world. Ada Everleigh (b. Feb. 15, 1876, near Louisville, Ky., U.S.—d. Jan. 3, 1960, Virginia) and Minna Everleigh (b. July 5/13, 1878, near Louisville, Ky., U.S.—d. Sept.…

  • Everly (film by Lynch [2014])

    Salma Hayek: …in the sanguinary action film Everly (2014). In Il racconto dei racconti (2015; Tale of Tales), an adaptation of a book of fairy tales by 17th-century author Giambattista Basile, she depicted a queen who impregnates herself by way of a magical ritual that requires her to eat the heart of…

  • Everly Brothers, the (American music duo)

    The Everly Brothers, immensely popular American rock-and-roll duo, consisting of Don Everly (b. February 1, 1937, Brownie, Kentucky, U.S.) and Phil Everly (b. January 19, 1939, Chicago, Illinois—d. January 3, 2014, Burbank, California), whose style of harmonizing influenced the Beatles, Simon and

  • Everly, Phil (American singer and musician)

    Phil Everly, (Phillip Everly), American musician and singer (born Jan. 19, 1939, Chicago, Ill.—died Jan. 3, 2014, Burbank, Calif.), rocketed to the top of the music charts (both country and pop) with his brother, Don; together they made up the Everly Brothers, an immensely popular harmony duo whose

  • Everly, Phillip (American singer and musician)

    Phil Everly, (Phillip Everly), American musician and singer (born Jan. 19, 1939, Chicago, Ill.—died Jan. 3, 2014, Burbank, Calif.), rocketed to the top of the music charts (both country and pop) with his brother, Don; together they made up the Everly Brothers, an immensely popular harmony duo whose

  • Evernia prunastri (lichen)

    Oak moss, (Evernia prunastri), species of fruticose (branched, bushy) lichen valued in perfumery for its heavy, oriental fragrance and as a fixative base. It grows in mountainous areas throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere. The pale greenish gray thallus, 3 to 8 cm (1.2 to 3 inches) long, is

  • EverQuest (electronic game)

    role-playing video game: Multiplayer RPGs: …Online (1997– ) and Sony’s Everquest I & II (1999– ). Though still persisting, the number of subscribers to these games declined significantly as MMORPGs with improved graphics were released. Sony also runs the game server for Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XI (2002– ), also known as Final Fantasy XI…

  • Evers, Belton (Danish dancer)

    Erik Bruhn, ballet dancer noted for his outstanding classical technique, who appeared mainly as a guest artist with North American and European companies. Bruhn entered the training school for the Royal Danish Ballet in 1937, joined the company in 1947, and was promoted to soloist in 1949. To

  • Evers, Charles (American civil-rights activist)

    Medgar Evers: …he and his elder brother, Charles Evers, both graduated from Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Alcorn State University, Lorman, Miss.) in 1950. They settled in Philadelphia, Miss., and engaged in various business pursuits—Medgar was an insurance salesman, and Charles operated a restaurant, a gas station, and other enterprises—and at…

  • Evers, Medgar (American civil-rights activist)

    Medgar Evers, American black civil-rights activist, whose murder received national attention and made him a martyr to the cause of the civil rights movement. Evers served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II. Afterward he and his elder brother, Charles Evers, both graduated from Alcorn

  • Evers, Medgar Wiley (American civil-rights activist)

    Medgar Evers, American black civil-rights activist, whose murder received national attention and made him a martyr to the cause of the civil rights movement. Evers served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II. Afterward he and his elder brother, Charles Evers, both graduated from Alcorn

  • Evers, Tony (American politician)

    Scott Walker: …was narrowly defeated by Democrat Tony Evers. His loss was partly blamed on growing opposition to Trump. Before leaving office in January 2019, Walker controversially signed legislation that limited the incoming governor’s power.

  • Evers-Williams, Myrlie (American civil rights activist)

    Myrlie Evers-Williams, African American activist and the wife of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, whose racially motivated murder in 1963 made him a national icon. In 1995–98 Evers-Williams was the first woman to head the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In 1950

  • Evershed effect (astronomy)

    John Evershed: …a phenomenon sometimes called the Evershed effect.

  • Evershed, John (British astronomer)

    John Evershed, English astronomer who, in 1909, discovered the horizontal motion of gases outward from the centres of sunspots, a phenomenon sometimes called the Evershed effect. In 1906 Evershed became assistant director of the Kodaikānal and Madras observatories in India, later becoming director.

  • Everson Museum of Art (museum, Syracuse, New York, United States)

    I.M. Pei: …the surrounding peaks; and the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, actually four buildings joined by bridges. For the Federal Aviation Agency, Pei designed a type of pentagonal control tower that was installed in many American airports.

  • Everson v. Board of Education of the Township of Ewing (law case)

    School District of Abington Township v. Schempp: Majority opinion: …the Supreme Court’s decision in Everson v. Board of Education of the Township of Ewing (1947), in which he wrote that “the effect of the religious freedom Amendment to our Constitution was to take every form of propagation of religion out of the realm of things which could directly or…

  • Everson, Cory (American athlete)

    bodybuilding: Olympia Cory Everson sparked a similar awakening in women’s bodybuilding, which began holding competitions in the 1970s.

  • Everson, William (American poet)

    William Everson, American Roman Catholic poet whose works record a personal search for religious vision in a violent, corrupt world. Raised by Christian Scientist parents, Everson became an agnostic in his teens; while attending Fresno (California) State College, he read the verse of Robinson

  • Everson, William Oliver (American poet)

    William Everson, American Roman Catholic poet whose works record a personal search for religious vision in a violent, corrupt world. Raised by Christian Scientist parents, Everson became an agnostic in his teens; while attending Fresno (California) State College, he read the verse of Robinson

  • Everstin autonkuljettaja (novel by Meri)

    Veijo Meri: Just as bizarre is Everstin autonkuljettaja (1966; “The Colonel’s Driver”), in which a driver zigzags through the war zones across more than half of Finland to fetch an insignificant briefcase that a colonel has happened to forget.

  • Evert, A. E. (Russian officer)

    World War I: The Eastern Front, 1916: …planned, should be delivered by A.E. Evert’s central group of armies, assisted by an inward movement of A.N. Kuropatkin’s army in the northern sector of the front. But at the same time, A.A. Brusilov’s southwestern army group was authorized to make a supposedly diversionary attack in its own sectors. In…

  • Evert, Chris (American tennis player)

    Chris Evert, outstanding American tennis player who dominated the sport in the mid- and late 1970s and remained a major competitor into the late 1980s. She was noted for her consistency, precision, poise, and grace and for popularizing the two-handed backhand stroke. Evert, the daughter of a noted

  • Evert, Christine Marie (American tennis player)

    Chris Evert, outstanding American tennis player who dominated the sport in the mid- and late 1970s and remained a major competitor into the late 1980s. She was noted for her consistency, precision, poise, and grace and for popularizing the two-handed backhand stroke. Evert, the daughter of a noted

  • Everton (Guyana)

    Guyana: Manufacturing: …plant also operates downriver at Everton.

  • Everton F.C. (British football club)

    Liverpool: …professional football (soccer) teams (Everton and Liverpool FC). Area 43 square miles (112 square km). Pop. (2001) city, 439,473; urban agglom., 816,216; (2011) city, 466,415; urban agglom., 864,122.

  • Every Breath (novel by Sparks)

    Nicholas Sparks: …Two by Two (2016) and Every Breath (2018).

  • Every Breath You Take (song by Sting)

    Sean Combs: …melody from the Police’s “Every Breath You Take.” Several more singles from No Way Out dominated the pop charts in 1997. In 1998 Combs toured in support of No Way Out and maintained his presence on the airwaves; for the movie Godzilla he enlisted guitarist Jimmy Page to concoct…

  • Every Building on the Sunset Strip (work by Ruscha)

    Ed Ruscha: …into wordless books, such as Every Building on the Sunset Strip. The 16 artist’s books he created in this manner were widely influential among a younger generation of artists. During this period Ruscha also made two short films, Premium (1969–70) and Miracle (1975), and in 1978 he collaborated with Lawrence…

  • Every Day I Have the Blues (recording by Basie)

    Joe Williams: His recording of “Every Day I Have the Blues” with Basie in 1955 made him famous and was a factor in the Basie band’s comeback. Staying with Basie until 1961, Williams also had hits with “Alright, Okay, You Win,” “Going to Chicago,” and “The Comeback.” The rich timbre…

  • Every Day Is Mother’s Day (novel by Mantel)

    Hilary Mantel: …she completed her first novel, Every Day Is Mother’s Day (1985), before eventually moving back to England.

  • Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (play by Stoppard)

    Tom Stoppard: …Tony Award for best play), Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (1978), Night and Day (1978), Undiscovered Country (1980, adapted from a play by Arthur Schnitzler), and On the Razzle (1981, adapted from a play by Johann Nestroy). The Tony-winning The Real Thing (1982), Stoppard’s first romantic comedy, deals with art…

  • Every Man for Himself (novel by Bainbridge)

    English literature: Fiction: …expedition to the South Pole; Every Man for Himself (1996) accompanies the Titanic as it steamed toward disaster; and Master Georgie (1998) revisits the Crimean War.

  • Every Man for Himself (film by Godard [1979])

    Jean-Luc Godard: Later work and awards: …qui peut (la vie) (Every Man for Himself), a story of three young Swiss people and their problems of work and love. In the 1980s he was involved in film projects at home as well as in California and Mozambique. His most notable work of the decade was his…

  • Every Man in His Humour (play by Jonson)

    Every Man in His Humour, comic drama in five acts that established the reputation of Ben Jonson, performed in London by the Lord Chamberlain’s Men in 1598 and revised sometime before its publication in the folio edition of 1616. With its galleries of grotesques, its scornful detachment, and its

  • Every Man out of His Humour (play by Jonson)

    Every Man out of His Humour, comic drama in five acts by Ben Jonson, performed in London by the Lord Chamberlain’s Men in 1599 and published in 1600. Although the play was modeled after its successful predecessor, Every Man in His Humour, it was a critical failure that forced Jonson to abandon the

  • Every Mother Counts (American organization)

    Christy Turlington: …Turly Pictures, LLC, and founded Every Mother Counts, an organization dedicated to improving maternal health and reducing maternal mortality. Turlington made her directorial debut with the maternal health documentary No Woman, No Cry (2010). She also directed the short film Every Mile, Every Mother (2014), in which members of Every…

  • Every Night at Eight (film by Walsh [1935])

    Raoul Walsh: Films of the 1930s: Every Night at Eight (1935) offered Raft in the unlikely role of a radio-show bandleader who transforms three factory girls (Alice Faye, Frances Langford, and Patsy Kelly) into singing stars; its one enduring element was the debut of the song “I’m in the Mood for…

  • Every Picture Tells a Story (album by Stewart)

    Rod Stewart: Every Picture Tells a Story charted at number one in Britain and the United States simultaneously; the single “Maggie May” repeated the feat; and Rolling Stone magazine named Stewart “rock star of the year.” His next album, Never a Dull Moment (1972), and its single…

  • Every Student Succeeds Act (United States [2015])

    Lamar Alexander: He later wrote the Every Student Succeeds Act (2015), which revised No Child Left Behind (2001) to give states more control in issues relating to public education. Alexander also assumed a strong leadership position on energy issues. From 2008 to 2012 he was chair of the Senate Republican Conference,…

  • Every Student Succeeds Act, The

    When he signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) on Dec. 10, 2015, U.S. Pres. Barack Obama called the event “a Christmas miracle. A bipartisan bill signing.” The act, with backing from numerous lawmakers from both the Democratic and Republican parties, was hailed as a rare compromise.

  • Every Third Thought: A Novel in Five Seasons (novel by Barth)

    John Barth: Every Third Thought: A Novel in Five Seasons (2011) features a character from The Development who injures his head and then, with each change of the seasons, experiences moments from his past as if they are taking place in the present. Collected Stories appeared in…

  • Every, Henry (British pirate)

    John Avery, one of Britain’s most renowned pirates of the late 17th century, and the model for Daniel Defoe’s hero in Life, Adventures, and Pyracies, of the Famous Captain Singleton (1720). Avery reputedly served in the Royal Navy and on merchantmen, as well as on buccaneer and slave ships, before

  • Every-Day Book, The (work by Hone)

    William Hone: …for debts incurred in publishing The Every-Day Book (1826–27), the most popular of his miscellanies, and he ended his career as subeditor on a Nonconformist weekly.

  • Everybody Does It (film by Goulding [1949])

    Edmund Goulding: The 1940s: Everybody Does It (1949) was based on a comic story by James M. Cain; Paul Douglas, Linda Darnell, and Celeste Holm played the bickering aspiring singers.

  • Everybody Hates Chris (American television program)

    Chris Rock: …series based on his childhood, Everybody Hates Chris (2005–09). The show was a critical and commercial success. Rock hosted the Academy Awards ceremony in 2005.

  • Everybody Knows (film by Farhadi [2018])

    Asghar Farhadi: …film Todos lo saben (2018; Everybody Knows), which starred Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem as Laura and Paco, former lovers who grow closer when Laura’s daughter is kidnapped.

  • Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (album by Young)

    Neil Young: Early career: Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Its follow-up, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969), teamed Young with the garage band Crazy Horse. When nascent FM radio played “Cinnamon Girl,” whose one-note guitar solo encapsulated Young’s sly sarcasm about established forms, and “Down by the River,” a long, raw-edged guitar blitzkrieg around lyrics about…

  • Everybody Loves Raymond (American television program)

    David Letterman: …shows included the hit sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005). He also co-owned a race-car team.

  • Everybody Loves Somebody (song by Coslow, Taylor, and Lane)

    Dean Martin: …of This” (1955), and “Everybody Loves Somebody” (1964). Simultaneously, he kept his acting career alive, beginning with the World War II drama The Young Lions (1958), in which he starred with Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift. That same year he released another hit single, “Volare.” His first film appearance…

  • Everybody Wants Some!! (film by Linklater [2016])

    Richard Linklater: Before Sunset, Before Midnight, and Boyhood: His next effort, Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), was a lighthearted examination of young adulthood in the mold of Dazed and Confused. The film, which is set in 1980, trails the high jinks of a college baseball player in the days leading up to the start of his freshman…

  • Everybody’s Fine (film by Jones [2009])

    Robert De Niro: Comedies and later work: …following year he starred in Everybody’s Fine, portraying a widower who discovers various truths about his adult children. He later took supporting roles in the thrillers Machete (2010) and Limitless (2011), the action drama Killer Elite (2011), and the ensemble romantic comedy New Year’s Eve (2011).

  • Everybody’s Protest Novel (work by Baldwin)

    African American literature: Ralph Ellison: …protégé of Wright, published “Everybody’s Protest Novel,” a criticism of protest fiction from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Native Son. Baldwin’s charge that the protest novel was prone to categorize humanity rather than reflect its full “beauty, dread, and power” heralded a shift in the 1950s away…

  • Everyman (novel by Roth)

    Philip Roth: With Everyman (2006), a novel that explores illness and death, Roth became the first three-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, which he had won previously for Operation Shylock (1993) and The Human Stain. Everyman also marked the start of a period during which Roth…

  • Everyman (English morality play)

    Everyman, an English morality play of the 15th century, probably a version of a Dutch play, Elckerlyc. It achieves a beautiful, simple solemnity in treating allegorically the theme of death and the fate of the human soul—of Everyman’s soul as he tries to justify his time on earth. Though morality

  • Everyman His Own Historian (work by Becker)

    Carl Becker: …the American Historical Association, “Everyman His Own Historian” (published in 1932 and expanded to book length in 1935), deals most explicitly with this theme of historical relativism. In one of his best-known books, The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth Century Philosophers (1932), Becker not only examined the ideas of…

  • Everyman’s Library

    typography: Mechanical composition: …used Kelmscott-inspired endpapers for his Everyman’s Library; Stone and Kimball of Chicago and Thomas Mosher of Maine, who issued small, readable editions of avant-garde writers with Art Nouveau bindings and decorated title pages; the Insel Verlag in Germany, with millions of inexpensive yet well-printed and designed pocket books—these and their…

  • Everyman’s University (university, Israel)

    Israel: Education: The Open University of Israel (formerly Everyman’s University) in Tel Aviv opened in 1974, and teachers’ training colleges include two for Arabs. The language of instruction at Israeli universities is Hebrew, while the teaching system represents a mixture of European and American methods. In the 1990s…

  • Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963–1995 (work by Emin)

    Tracey Emin: …South London Gallery, she produced Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963–1995 (1995; now destroyed), a tent embroidered with the names of everyone she had (literally) slept with, including her twin brother, her mother, and her two aborted fetuses, as well as assorted lovers.

  • Everyone Says I Love You (film by Allen [1996])

    Drew Barrymore: …work in Woody Allen’s musical Everybody Says I Love You and Wes Craven’s hit thriller Scream.

  • Everyone’s Life (film by Lelouch [2017])

    Claude Lelouch: …dramedy Chacun sa vie (Everyone’s Life) was released in 2017.

  • Everything Is Everything (American music group)

    Jim Pepper: …(both on drums) to form Everything Is Everything, another jazz-rock ensemble. The album Everything Is Everything was released in 1969 and featured “Witchi Tai To,” a peyote song that Pepper had arranged according to his own jazz, rock, and folk music sensibilities. Everything Is Everything’s recording of “Witchi Tai To”…

  • Everything Is Love (album by the Carters)

    Beyoncé: …Jay-Z released a collaborative album, Everything Is Love, credited to the Carters, and it took the Grammy for best urban contemporary album.

  • Everything Must Go (film by Rush [2010])

    Will Ferrell: …alcoholic selling his possessions in Everything Must Go (2010), an adaptation of a Raymond Carver short story.

  • Everything Must Go (album by Steely Dan)

    Steely Dan: …followed by the equally accomplished Everything Must Go (2003). Becker died after a short illness in 2017, but Steely Dan continued to tour. In 2001 Steely Dan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

  • Everything Now (album by Arcade Fire)

    Arcade Fire: Everything Now (2017) mined themes of media consumerism and existential anxiety. Though it was less well received than its predecessors, it also debuted atop the Billboard album chart.

  • Everything That Happens Will Happen Today (album by Byrne and Eno)

    David Byrne: …Eno again on the gospel-inspired Everything That Happens Will Happen Today (2008) and with singer-songwriter St. Vincent on Love This Giant (2012).

  • Everything That Rises Must Converge (work by O’Connor)

    Everything That Rises Must Converge, collection of nine short stories by Flannery O’Connor, published posthumously in 1965. The flawed characters of each story are fully revealed in apocalyptic moments of conflict and violence that are presented with comic detachment. The title story is a

  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex (but Were Afraid to Ask) (film by Allen [1972])

    Woody Allen: The 1970s: In Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*but Were Afraid to Ask) (1972), Allen satirized David Reuben’s popular sex manual with mixed results. Sleeper (1973), a far more cohesive satire, featured Allen in the role of a neurotic health-food mogul who goes into the…

  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex but Were Afraid to Ask (work by Reuben)

    best seller: …Dolls (1966) and David Reuben’s Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex but Were Afraid to Ask (1969) were both among the top 20 all-time best sellers of the 20th century in the United States.

  • everything, theory of (physics)

    subatomic particle: A theory of everything: While GUTs resolve some of the problems with the Standard Model, they remain inadequate in a number of respects. They give no explanation, for example, for the number of pairs of quarks and leptons; they even raise the question of why such…

  • Evesham (England, United Kingdom)

    Evesham, town (parish), Wychavon district, administrative and historic county of Worcestershire, west-central England. It lies on the right bank of the River Avon (Upper Avon). Evesham is an agricultural centre situated in the middle of a fertile vale that has become an important fruit-growing

  • Evesham, Vale of (valley, England, United Kingdom)

    Wychavon: The Vale of Evesham in the south and centre has the proper soil and climate for the cultivation of plums and various other fruits and vegetables. The steep limestone scarps of the Cotswolds uplands cross into Wychavon near the small parish (town) of Broadway in the…

  • évian Conference (France [1938])

    Holocaust: Nazianti-Semitism and the origins of the Holocaust: …but did not attend, the évian Conference on resettlement, in évian-les-Bains, France, in July 1938. In his invitation to government leaders, Roosevelt specified that they would not have to change laws or spend government funds; only philanthropic funds would be used for resettlement. Britain was assured that Palestine would not…

  • évian-les-Bains (France)

    évian-les-Bains, spa and tourist resort, Haute-Savoie département, Auvergne-Rh?ne-Alpes région, eastern France, on the southern shore of Lake Geneva, opposite Lausanne on the Swiss shore of the lake. Lying below the lowest Alpine spurs, it has a mild climate. The spa buildings, the new h?tel de

  • eviction (law)

    Eviction, the process of dispossessing a person of land, be it lawful or unlawful. Subject to any statutory provisions, it is lawful if the person evicted has a right to possession inferior to that of the person carrying out the eviction. The delivery of possession under order of the court is

  • evidence (reasoning)

    Christianity: Evidentialist approach: In addition to this and other work concerning religious language there was a renewal of fundamental discussion of Christian, and more broadly religious, epistemology. The natural theology tradition held that, in order to be rational, religious belief must be supported by adequate evidences…

  • evidence (law)

    Evidence, in law, any of the material items or assertions of fact that may be submitted to a competent tribunal as a means of ascertaining the truth of any alleged matter of fact under investigation before it. To the end that court decisions are to be based on truth founded on evidence, a primary

  • evidence-based health care (health care)

    Evidence-based medicine, approach to patient care in which decisions about the diagnosis and management of the individual patient are made by a clinician, using personal experience and expertise combined with the best, most relevant, and most up-to-date scientific information available.

  • evidence-based medicine (health care)

    Evidence-based medicine, approach to patient care in which decisions about the diagnosis and management of the individual patient are made by a clinician, using personal experience and expertise combined with the best, most relevant, and most up-to-date scientific information available.

  • evidence-based policy (social science)

    Evidence-based policy, public policies, programs, and practices that are grounded in empirical evidence. The movement for evidence-based policy is an outgrowth of a movement in the United Kingdom in the 1990s calling for “evidence-based medicine,” which argued that only those treatment modalities

  • evidence-based research

    Translational medicine, area of research that aims to improve human health and longevity by determining the relevance to human disease of novel discoveries in the biological sciences. Translational medicine seeks to coordinate the use of new knowledge in clinical practice and to incorporate

  • evil

    The Master and Margarita: …profound and eternal problems of good and evil. It is considered a 20th-century masterpiece.

  • Evil Dead (film by Alvarez [2013])

    Sam Raimi: That same year, Raimi produced Evil Dead, a remake that replaced the original film’s absurd gore with the brutally rendered violence more typical of 21st-century horror offerings.

  • Evil Dead II (film by Raimi [1987])

    Sam Raimi: … to fund a sequel, and Evil Dead II (1987), with Campbell returning in the lead role, added a camp, slapstick twist to the original film’s formula. Raimi experimented with the superhero genre in Darkman (1990) before completing the Evil Dead trilogy with Army of Darkness (1992). He cowrote the Coen…

  • Evil Dead, The (film by Raimi [1981])

    Sam Raimi: …arguably Raimi’s most famous work, The Evil Dead (1981). Although its low-budget origins were apparent and its level of gore bordered on the cartoonish, The Evil Dead became one of the most influential horror films of all time, and Raimi’s use of “shaky cam”—a handheld camera technique that was intended…

  • Evil Empire (album by Rage Against the Machine)

    Rage Against the Machine: Evil Empire (1996), which reprised the densely textured musical approach and militant lyrics of the band’s debut album, entered the Billboard albums chart at number one. The Battle of Los Angeles (1999) was also successful commercially. In the summer of 2000 the group staged a…

  • evil eye (occult)

    Evil eye, glance believed to have the ability to cause injury or death to those on whom it falls; pregnant women, children, and animals are thought to be particularly susceptible. Belief in the evil eye is ancient and ubiquitous; it occurred in ancient Greece and Rome, in Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist,

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