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Zhanjiang

a city in SW Guangdong province, SE China, on an inlet of the South China Sea.

Zhangzhou

a city in S Fujian province, in SE China. noun a city in SE China, in S Fujian province on the Saikoe River. Pop 410 000 (2005 est) Former name Lungki

Zorach

William, 1887–1966, U.S. sculptor and painter, born in Lithuania. Historical Examples Jewish Children Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich

Zaharias

Mildred Didrikson [did-rik-suh n] /ˈdɪd rɪk sən/ (Show IPA), (“Babe”) 1914–56, U.S. track-and-field athlete and golfer.

Zweig

Arnold [ahr-nuh ld;; German ahr-nawlt] /ˈɑr nəld;; German ˈɑr nɔlt/ (Show IPA), 1887–1968, German novelist, essayist, and dramatist. Stefan [stef-uh n,, -ahn;; German shte-fahn] /ˈstɛf ən,, -ɑn;; German ˈʃtɛ fɑn/ (Show IPA), 1881–1942, Austrian dramatist, critic, biographer, and novelist. Contemporary Examples One feels the same sense of dislocation reading Zweig, his world is indeed a […]

Zionism

a worldwide Jewish movement that resulted in the establishment and development of the state of Israel. Contemporary Examples Peter Beinart is editor of Open Zion and author of The Crisis of Zionism. Mitt Romney Misuses Judaism to Support Israel and Buttress His Own Campaign Peter Beinart July 29, 2012 If the Arabs had just accepted […]

Zorn

Anders Leonhard [ahn-duh rs ley-aw-nahrd] /ˈɑn dərs ˈleɪ ɔˌnɑrd/ (Show IPA), 1860–1920, Swedish painter, etcher, and sculptor. Historical Examples “He has gone to the store,” announced Zorn, who uncovered his teeth an extra inch, in compliment to his own humor. Our Young Aeroplane Scouts in Germany Horace Porter Zorn chuckled as he relieved the “merchant” […]

Zzz

(used to represent the sound of a person snoring.) sleep

Z-zero particle

one of three particles, called intermediate vector bosons, that are believed to transmit the weak force. Symbol: Z 0.

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