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a British peer of the highest rank

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a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank

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Ethnobotany, the study of the relationship of plants and people in primitive cultures, was born around this time as a description of what Duke and other scientists were doing.
3) Daisy Duke (Jessica Simpson) works her charms on Deputy Enos Strate (Michael Weston) in ``The Dukes of Hazzard.
Just before lunch is not a good time to listen objectively to Joe Pietrantoni, Duke's associate VP of Auxiliary Services, talk about the strengths of the Duke dining program.
As a traditional utility, Duke Energy was once a classic widows-and-orphans issue.
As Angelo, under the watchful eye of the Duke, attempts to impose his new authority on Vienna, we watch the duke create the conditions for his own imposition of authority on Angelo and on Viennese society more generally.
Most of the nine men and women who contributed essays--academics, journalists, and activists--subscribe to a similar thesis: Duke is not a sensation unique to Louisiana, an eclectic, populist state.
The class will feature the offshoring expertise of the Duke Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).
Duke became fascinated with Islamic art and furnishings while on a honeymoon trip through the Middle East and Central Asia in 1935.
A Renaissance Court chronicles the rise and fall of Galeazzo Maria and his reign over the course of a decade, from his investiture as duke in 1466 at the age of twenty-two to his assassination in 1476.
In the next several days, Duke also plans to close on the acquisition of Bremner Healthcare's remaining 50% interest in the healthcare properties owned by the previous Duke-Bremner joint venture.
Duke (33-4) had the athleticism and intelligence to attack USC's weak spots, while letting its two superstars, point guard Jason Williams (28 points, six assists) and forward Shane Battier (20 points), carry the offense.
Just seeing them in their blue uniforms, I started thinking, 'I can't believe we're playing Duke,' '' Bluthenthal said.
Duke announced today that it is increasing its previous 2007 FFO per share guidance of $2.
We didn't give Duke our best punch,'' said guard Ray Young.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) ("Duke") today announced that it has partnered with affiliates of two investment funds managed by Eaton Vance Management ("Eaton Vance"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp.