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Encyclopedia > Big Three

The big three (sometimes capitalized as Big Three) is a term used to refer to three large powers or companies:

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Political uses

February 2: The "Big Three" of the WWII Allies at the Yalta Conference: Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin.

New version of photograph of Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin at the Yalta Conference. ... New version of photograph of Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin at the Yalta Conference. ... The Big Three at the Yalta Conference, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin. ... The Treaty of Versailles (1919) was the peace treaty which officially ended World War I between the Allied and Associated Powers and Germany. ... The Treaty of Versailles (1919) was the peace treaty which officially ended World War I between the Allied and Associated Powers and Germany. ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856–February 3, 1924), was the twenty-eighth President of the United States. ... Georges Clemenceau, by Nadar. ... David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor, OM, PC (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British statesman who guided Britain and the British Empire through World War I and the postwar settlement as the Liberal Party Prime Minister, 1916-1922. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC (Can) (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. ... FDR redirects here. ... Josef Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili (Georgian: , Ioseb Besarionis Dze Jughashvili; Russian: , Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili) (December 18 [O.S. December 6] 1878[1] – March 5, 1953), better known by his adopted name, Joseph Stalin (alternatively transliterated Josef Stalin), was General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Unions Central Committee from... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Hitler redirects here. ... Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini (July 29, 1883 – April 28, 1945) was the prime minister of Italy from 1922 until 1943, when he was overthrown. ... Hideki Tojo (KyÅ«jitai: 東條 英機; Shinjitai: 東条 英機;  ) (December 30, 1884 – December 23, 1948) was a General in the Imperial Japanese Army and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during much of World War II, from October 18, 1941 to July 22, 1944. ... Prominent figures of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. ... James L. Farmer, Jr. ... Martin Luther King Jr. ... Bayard Rustin at news briefing on the Civil Rights March on Washington, August 27, 1963 Bayard Rustin (March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987) was an African-American civil rights activist, important largely behind the scenes in the civil rights movement of the 1960s and earlier and principal organizer of the... List of World War II conferences of the Allied forces In total Churchill attended 14 meetings, Roosevelt 12, Stalin 5. ... In the context of international relations and diplomacy, power (sometimes clarified as international power, national power, or state power) is the ability of one state to influence or control other states. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... This is a list of nations, which may have been divided. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Korea (Korean: 한국 in South Korea or ì¡°ì„  in North Korea, see below) is a geographic area, civilization, and former state situated on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. ... In the context of international relations and diplomacy, power (sometimes clarified as international power, national power, or state power) is the ability of one state to influence or control other states. ... For other uses, see Cold War (disambiguation). ...

Business and economic uses

World map showing the location of Europe. ... General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... Ford Motor Company is an American multinational corporation and the worlds third largest automaker based on worldwide vehicle sales. ... For other uses, including the Chrysler Brand, see Chrysler (disambiguation). ... Nissan Motor Co. ... The logo of the Honda automobiles The logo of the Honda motorcycles Honda Motor Company, Limited )   (TYO: 7267 , NYSE: HMC), or simply called Honda, is a Japanese multinational corporation, engine manufacturer and engineering corporation. ... This article is about the automaker. ... This page is about the Mercedes-Benz brand of automobiles and trucks from the DaimlerChrysler automobile manufacturer. ... Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), is an independent German company and manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles. ... Volkswagen AG (ISIN: DE0007664005), or VW, is an automobile manufacturer based in Wolfsburg, Germany. ... This article is about the American company. ... On the morning of July 2, 1956, an explosion involving scrap Thorium occurred at the Sylvania Electric Products Metallurgical Laboratory. ... Philips HQ in Amsterdam Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Royal Philips Electronics N.V.), usually known as Philips, (Euronext: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) is one of the largest electronics companies in the world, founded and headquartered in the Netherlands. ... Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. ... See either: Molson - Molson ( Canada) Coors - Coors ( United States) ... SABMiller (South African Breweries - Miller) (LSE: SAB, JSE: SAB,Official site) is one of the world’s largest brewers, with brewing interests and distribution agreements in over 60 countries across six continents. ... The Coca-Cola Companys headquarters in Atlanta, GA. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is an international beverage and food manufacturer whose headquarters are in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States of America. ... PepsiCo, Incorporated (NYSE: PEP) is a global American beverage and snack company. ... This section may require cleanup to meet Wikipedias quality standards. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... American Airlines, Inc. ... United Airlines Boeing 777 taking off at Schiphol, Amsterdam. ... Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Bank of Montreal (TSX: BMO, NYSE: BMO) is Canadas fourth largest bank[1], and is classified as a Domestic Chartered Bank (Schedule I). ... The Royal Bank of Canada (TSX: RY, NYSE: RY) is Canadas largest company. ... The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce TSX: CM NYSE: CM, also French: Banque Canadienne Impériale de Commerce, is Canadas fifth largest bank with over 1,100 branches across Canada and over 38,500 employees is primarily marketed as CIBC. CIBC and its subsidiaries Amicus Bank and Presidents... Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Incorporated ) (TYO: 8306 NYSE: MTU ), or MUFG, is one of the worlds largest banks with assets of around USD $1. ... Mizuho Bank Ginza Branch Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. ... Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group ) (TYO: 8316 ), or SMFG, is a Japanese financial group, the third largest bank in Japan. ... A credit rating agency is a company that rates the ability of a person or company to pay back a loan. ... Equifax, Inc. ... Experian is a global information solutions company, with operations in over 30 countries around the world, including the USA, UK, most European countries, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, China, Japan and Australia. ... TransUnion (full name Trans Union LLC) is a consumer credit reporting agency, considered one of the big three agencies in the United States. ... Infosys Technologies Limited (BSE: 500209, NASDAQ: INFY) is an information technology (IT) services company founded in Pune, India in 1981 by N. R. Narayana Murthy and six of his colleagues. ... Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS Limited) is one of the world’s largest providers of information technology, consulting, services and business-process outsourcing which commenced operations in 1968. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Wipro Technologies. ... Sony Corporation ) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the worlds largest media conglomerates with revenue of $66. ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... Sega Corporation ) is a multinational Japanese video game software and hardware development company, and a former home computer and console manufacturer. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... All Nippon Airways Company, Limited , TYO: 9202 , LSE: ANA), also known as ZennikkÅ« ) or ANA, is an airline headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. ... Japan Air System (JAS, 日本エアシステム) was the smallest of the Big 3 Japanese airlines. ... Several mobile phones A mobile telephone or cellular telephone (commonly mobile phone or cell phone) is a long-range, portable electronic device used for mobile communication. ... Bell Mobility is the division of Bell Canada which sells wireless services in Canada. ... Rogers AT&T Wireless logo when Rogers wireless division was in partnership with AT&T Rogers Wireless, formerly known as Rogers AT&T Wireless, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rogers Communications. ... TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is a Canadian telecommunications firm, the countrys second-largest telecommunications carrier after Bell Canada, with C$8. ...

Entertainment uses

The Big Three Television Networks are the three traditional broadcast (over the air) TV networks in the United States: ABC, CBS and NBC. NBC and CBS were founded as radio networks in the 1920s. ... CBS Broadcasting, Inc. ... The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... A flagship is the ship used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships. ... CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ... NBC Nightly News is the flagship evening news program for NBC News and broadcasts from the GE Building, Rockefeller Center in New York City. ... ABC World News Tonight (often abbreviated as WNT) is the ABC television networks flagship evening news program. ... Daniel Irvin Rather, Jr. ... Thomas John Brokaw (born February 6, 1940 in Webster, South Dakota) is a popular American television journalist, Previously working on regularly scheduled news documentaries for the NBC television network, and is the former NBC News anchorman and managing editor of the program NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw. ... Peter Jennings, CM (July 29, 1938 – August 7, 2005) was a Canadian-born, American journalist and news anchor. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... The Justice League, sometimes called the Justice League of America or JLA for short, is a fictional DC Universe superhero team. ... Superman is a fictional character and comic book superhero , originally created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian artist Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. ... Batman (originally referred to as the Bat-Man and still referred to at times as the Batman) is a DC Comics fictional superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ... Wonder Woman is a fictional DC Comics superheroine created by William Moulton Marston. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... Marvel Comics is an American comic book line published by Marvel Publishing, Inc. ... Image Comics is an American comic book publisher. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Isaac Asimov (January 2?, 1920?[1] – April 6, 1992), IPA: , originally Исаак Озимов but now transcribed into Russian as Айзек Азимов) was a Russian-born American Jewish author and professor of biochemistry, a highly successful and exceptionally prolific writer best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. ... Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE (born 16 December 1917) is a British science-fiction author and inventor, most famous for his novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, and for collaborating with director Stanley Kubrick on the film of the same name. ... Robert Anson Heinlein (July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was one of the most popular, influential, and controversial authors of hard science fiction. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... World Championship Wrestling (WCW) was an American professional wrestling promotion which existed from 1988 to 2001. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Educational uses

  • Big three US universities: Harvard, Yale, and Princeton, three of the eight Ivy League universities. They are informally grouped together based on their iconic status and membership in the bygone Big Three athletic league, which although still in existence, has been superseded in most respects by the Ivy League.
  • Big three Canadian universities: McGill, Queen's, and the University of Toronto. Often grouped together because of their age, reputation, and all-around high academic standards. All three schools have royal patronage. Selective recruiters universally go to these three schools first, and will often see candidates regardless of degree program.
    • Many U.S. states have their local "Big Three universities"

The Big Three is an historical term used in the United States to refer to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and a member of the Ivy League. ... “Yale” redirects here. ... Princeton University is a private coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, in the United States of America. ... For other uses, see Ivy League (disambiguation). ... The following is a list of universities in Canada. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Queens University, generally referred to simply as Queens, is a coeducational, non-sectarian, public university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... The University of Toronto (UofT) is a public research university in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... This is a list of Canadian organizations with designated royal status and/or under the patronage of members of the Canadian Royal Family, listed by the king or queen who granted the designation. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from...

Sports uses

Personal Information Birth August 13, 1912 Stephenville, Texas Death July 25, 1997 Fort Worth, Texas Height 5 ft 7 in (1. ... Personal Information Birth February 4, 1912 Waxahachie, Texas Death September 26, 2006 Roanoke, Texas Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... Samuel Jackson Sam Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was an American golfer who was one of the top players in the world for most of 4 decades. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. ... Bradley Glenn Richards (born May 2, 1980 in Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre. ... Vincent Lecavalier (born April 21, 1980 in Ile Bizard, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian professional hockey player who currently plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. ... Martin St. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ... Nationality  United States Birth September 10, 1929 (age 77) Latrobe, Pennsylvania Height 5 ft 10 in (1. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer generally regarded as one of the greatest players in the games history. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Serge Savard, OC (born January 22, 1946 in Montreal, Quebec) is a former star ice hockey player with the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Guy Lapointe March 18, 1948 in Montreal, Quebec was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman who played for the Montreal Canadiens, St. ... For U.S. basketball player, see Larry Robinson (basketball). ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Kevin Edward McHale (born December 19, 1957) is an American former professional basketball player who starred for thirteen seasons in the NBA for the Boston Celtics. ... Robert Lee Parish (born August 30, 1953 ) in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a retired American basketball center. ... This article is about the Italian football league. ... Juventus Football Club (Latin for Youth, pronounced yoo-VEHN-toos) is one of Italys oldest and most successful football clubs, based in Turin. ... AC Milan is an Italian football club. ... Football Club Internazionale Milano is an Italian football club based in Milan, which plays in the Serie A (first division). ... For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... Scottie Maurice Pippen (born September 25, 1965 in Hamburg, Arkansas) is a former American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and is most remembered for leading the Chicago Bulls together with Michael Jordan to six championships and being one of the best all-around players... Dennis Keith Rodman (born May 13, 1961, in Trenton, New Jersey) is an American professional basketball player best known for his fierce defensive and rebounding ability, leading the National Basketball Association in rebounds per game for a record seven consecutive years and earning NBA All-Defensive First Team honors seven... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Troy Kenneth Aikman (born November 21, 1966 in West Covina, California) // The youngest of three children, Aikman was born in West Covina, California on November 21, 1966 to Charlyn and Kenneth Aikman, and lived in Cerritos, California until age 12, when his family moved to a farm in Henryetta, Oklahoma. ... Michael Jerome Irvin (born March 5, 1966 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) is a former American football player for the Dallas Cowboys, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 4th, 2007. ... Emmitt James Smith III (born May 15, 1969 in Pensacola, Florida) is a former American football player, who played for the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals. ... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are an NBA basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... Dirk Werner Nowitzki (IPA pronuncation: ) (born June 19, 1978 in Würzburg, West Germany) is a German basketball player for the United States National Basketball Associations (NBA) Dallas Mavericks. ... Steven John Nash, OBC (born February 7, 1974),[1] is a Canadian professional basketball player who currently plays point guard for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... Michael Howard Finley (born March 6, 1973, in Melrose Park, Illinois) is an American professional basketball player who is currently with the NBAs San Antonio Spurs. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest and most prestigious professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... “NBA” redirects here. ... MLB and Major Leagues redirect here. ... “NBA” redirects here. ... Tracy Lamar McGrady, Jr. ... Timothy Tim Theodore Duncan[1] (born April 25, 1976 in Christiansted, St. ... Kevin Garnett (born May 19, 1976)) is an American professional basketball player for the NBAs Boston Celtics. ... Adidas AG (ISIN: DE0005003404) is a major German sports apparel manufacturer, part of the Adidas Group, consisting of Reebok sportswear company, Taylormade golf company, Maxfli golf balls, and Adidas golf and is the second largest sportswear manufacturer in the world. ... The big three (os três grandes) is the nickname of the three most powerful sports clubs in Portugal. ... Benfica redirects here. ... Futebol Clube do Porto (pron. ... Nick Galis (born July 23, 1957 in New Jersey), known in Greece as Nikos Galis (Greek: Νίκος Γκάλης), is a retired Greek American basketball player, regarded as one of Europes all-time greats in the sport. ... Panagiotis Giannakis was the captain of the Greek national basketball team that won the 1987 European Championship and also the coach of the same team that won Eurobasket 2005. ... Panagiotis Fasoulas (Greek: Παναγιώτης Φασούλας; born May 12, 1963 in Thessaloniki, Greece) Nicknamed the spider (Greek:αράχνη) is a former Greek professional basketball player. ... Galatasaray Spor Kulübü (in English: Galatasaray Sport Club) or Galatasaray SK is a Turkish sports club based in Istanbul which is famous for its football section. ... Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü (Fenerbahçe Sport Club), commonly known as Fenerbahçe (IPA: ), is a professional sports club located in Istanbul, Turkey. ... BeÅŸiktaÅŸ J.K. (Full Turkish name: BeÅŸiktaÅŸ Jimnastik Kulübü, BeÅŸiktaÅŸ Gymnastics Club) is a Turkish sports club from Ä°stanbul, which professionally participates in many branches including football, basketball, volleyball, handball and chess. ... Timothy Adam Hudson (born July 14, 1975 in Salem, Alabama[1] ) is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays with the Atlanta Braves (since 2005). ... Mark Alan Mulder (born August 5, 1977 in South Holland, Illinois) is a left-handed starting pitcher for the St. ... Barry William Zito (born May 13, 1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a starting pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. ... Oakland Athletics American League AAA Sacramento River Cats AA Midland RockHounds A Stockton Ports Kane County Cougars Vancouver Canadians R Phoenix Athletics The Oakland Athletics are a Major League Baseball team based in Oakland, California. ... Thomas Michael Tom Glavine (born March 25, 1966 in Concord, Massachusetts) is an American Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the New York Mets. ... Gregory Alan Maddux (born April 14, 1966) is a pitcher for the San Diego Padres. ... John Andrew Smoltz (born May 15, 1967 in Warren, Michigan) is a Major League Baseball player. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... Philips Sport Vereniging (English: Philips Sports Union), widely known either as PSV or PSV Eindhoven, is a sports club from Eindhoven, Netherlands. ... Feyenoord team practice session in 2002. ... Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Euronext: AJAX) also referred to as AFC Ajax, simply Ajax (pronounced /ˈʌɪjaks/) is a professional football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... For the Cornish sport, see Cornish Hurling. ... For more details of Cork GAA see Cork Senior Football Championship or Cork Senior Hurling Championship. ... The Kilkenny County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Cill Chainnigh) or Kilkenny GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Kilkenny. ... The Tipperary County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Tiobraid Árainn) or Tipperary GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Tipperary. ... ‹ The template below (Taginfo) is being considered for deletion. ... Jason Frederick Kidd (born March 23, 1973, in San Francisco, California) is an American All-Star professional basketball player in the NBA. After earlier tours with the Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns, he is currently the New Jersey Nets starting point guard and captain. ... Vincent Lamar Vince Carter (born January 26, 1977) is an American All-Star basketball player in the NBA. He currently is a player and co-captain for the New Jersey Nets. ... Richard Alle Jefferson (June 21, 1980, Los Angeles, California) is a 6 ft 7 in (2. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... Timothy Tim Theodore Duncan[1] (born April 25, 1976 in Christiansted, St. ... William Anthony Tony Parker[1] (born May 17, 1982)) is a French professional basketball player with the NBAs San Antonio Spurs and captain of Frances national basketball team. ... Emanuel David Manu Ginobili (born July 28, 1977 in Bahía Blanca, Argentina) is an Argentine basketball player. ...

Geography uses

New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Nickname: Motto: Concordia Salus (well-being through harmony) Coordinates: , Country Province Founded 1642 Established 1832 Government  - Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area [1][2][3]  - City 365. ... Motto: By Sea, Land, and Air We Prosper Location of Vancouver within the Greater Vancouver Regional District in British Columbia, Canada Coordinates: , Country  Canada Province  British Columbia Region Lower Mainland Regional District Greater Vancouver Incorporated 1886 Government  - Mayor Sam Sullivan (NPA)  - City Council List of Councilors Suzanne Anton (NPA) Peter... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Tokyo ), the common English name for the Tokyo Metropolis ), is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and, unique among the prefectures, provides certain municipal services characteristic of a city. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...

Religious uses

In many religions, the supreme God is given the title and attributions of Father. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      Son of God is... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      In mainstream Christianity, the Holy Spirit... This article or section contains too many quotations for an encyclopedic entry. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Vishnu (IAST , Devanagari ), (honorific: Sri Vishnu) also known as Narayana is the Supreme Being or Ultimate Reality for Vaishnavas and a manifestation of Brahman in the Advaita or Smarta traditions. ... This article is about the Hindu God. ... The Statue of Zeus at Olympia Phidias created the 12-m (40-ft) tall statue of Zeus at Olympia about 435 BC. The statue was perhaps the most famous sculpture in Ancient Greece, imagined here in a 16th century engraving Zeus (in Greek: nominative: Zeús, genitive: Diós), is... Neptune reigns in the city of Bristol. ... Hades, Greek god of the underworld, enthroned, with his bird-headed staff, on a red-figure Apulian vase made in the 4th century BC. For other uses, see Hades (disambiguation). ... Christianity percentage by country, purple is highest, orange is lowest Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For people named Islam, see Islam (name). ... An Abrahamic religion (also referred to as desert monotheism) is any religion derived from an ancient Semitic tradition attributed to Abraham, a great patriarch described in the Torah, the Bible and the Quran. ... Monotheism (in Greek monon = single and Theos = God) is the belief in a single, universal, all-encompassing deity. ... “Atheist” redirects here. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... For other uses, see Ceremonial Deism. ...

Other uses

World map indicating Human Development Index (as of 2004). ... Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these to spread, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion, or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis (where cancer cells are transported through the bloodstream or lymphatic system). ... A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ... Stroke (or cerebrovascular accident or CVA) is the clinical designation for a rapidly developing loss of brain function due to an interruption in the blood supply to all or part of the brain. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Tuberculosis (abbreviated as TB for tubercle bacillus) is a common and deadly infectious disease caused by mycobacteria, mainly Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ... Malaria is a vector-borne infectious disease caused by protozoan parasites. ... The Neglected Diseases are a group of 13 tropical infections that afflict the poor and powerless in the developing regions of sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and the Americas. ... Binomial name (Linnaeus, 1758) Range (in blue) The great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, also known as white pointer, white shark, or white death, is an exceptionally large lamniforme shark found in coastal surface waters in all major oceans. ... Binomial name (Müller and Henle, 1839) Range of bull shark The bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas, also known as the bull whaler, Zambezi shark or informally Zambi in Africa and Nicaragua shark in Nicaragua, is common worldwide in warm, shallow waters along coasts and in rivers. ... Binomial name Péron & Lesueur, 1822 Tiger shark range The tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, one of the largest sharks, is the only member of the genus Galeocerdo. ...

See also


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Big three Canadian universities: McGill, Queen's, and the University of Toronto.
Big three in baseball: nickname given to Tim Hudson, Mark Mulder and Barry Zito when all three pitched for the Oakland A's and also to Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and John Smoltz as pitchers for the Atlanta Braves.
Big three diseases: HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria; as opposed to the Neglected Diseases.
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