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Cape, a cape on the NE coast of Tunisia: surrender of the German African forces, May 12, 1943.
an annual festival of the Japanese Buddhists, welcoming ancestral spirits to household altars.
a shamanistic Tibetan sect, absorbed by the first Buddhist sects of the 7th century and later.
Contemporary Examples

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Fresh Picks Melissa Clark September 13, 2010
The Last “Real” Couture House Liza Foreman March 4, 2014
The Yes List – Michael Cera Reveals His Trés Superbad Side The Daily Beast December 30, 2009
So You Think You Can Busk: a Road Trip Search for the Best European Street Artists Nina Strochlic June 6, 2013

Historical Examples

The Wing-and-Wing J. Fenimore Cooper
Mary Louise Solves a Mystery L. Frank Baum
A Republic Without a President and Other Stories Herbert Ward
The White Mice Richard Harding Davis
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Sept. 12, 1917 Various

Also called Feast of Lanterns, Festival of Lanterns. an annual festival celebrated by Japanese Buddhists

the pre-Buddhist priests of Tibet or one such priest
their religion

Cape Bon, a peninsula of NE Tunisia


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