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  • Raised thorns on the stem of the wait-a-bit climber Thorns on rose stems A spine is a rigid, pointed surface protrubance or needle-like structure on an animal, shell, or plant, presumably serving as a defense against attack by predators. For examples: the quills of a porcupine, the... Thorn - a sharp structure or growth on plants
  • Thorn - Icelandic (íslenska) is a North Germanic language spoken in Iceland. It is an inflected language. While most Western European languages have reduced greatly the extent of inflection, particularly in noun declension, Icelandic retains an inflectional grammar comparable to that of Latin, Ancient Greek, or more closely, Old English. Written Icelandic... Icelandic letter, also used in Note: This page contains phonetic information presented in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) using Unicode. See IPA in Unicode if you have display problems. Old English (also called Anglo-Saxon) is an early form of the English language which was spoken in England around the year 1000. It is a... Old English: Þ, þ
  • Thorn is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands. Thorn started as an abbey in the 10th century, founded by Bishop Ansfried of Utrecht. It became the smallest independent state in the German Holy Roman Empire. Thorn is known as the white village for its white-washed brick... Thorn - municipality in the The Netherlands ( Dutch: Nederland) is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands ( Dutch: Koninkrijk der Nederlanden). The Netherlands is a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarch, located in northwestern Europe. It borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south, and Germany to the... Netherlands
  • Thorn, California - town in the The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America¹, the States, or (archaically) Columbia — is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii... United States
  • Thorn, Mississippi - town in the The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America¹, the States, or (archaically) Columbia — is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii... United States
  • The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. The correct title is Toruń. Toruń (pronounce: [:tɔruɲ], Kashubian: Torń, German Thorn, see also other names) is a city in northern Poland, on the Vistula river. It has 208,386 inhabitants (2004... Thorn - German (called Deutsch in German; in German the term germanisch is equivalent to English Germanic), is a member of the western group of Germanic languages and is one of the worlds major languages. It is the language with the most native speakers in the European Union. It is spoken... German name for Toruń (pronounce: [:tɔruɲ], Kashubian: Torń, German Thorn, see also other names) is a city in northern Poland, on the Vistula river. It has 208,386 inhabitants ( 2004). One of the capitals of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship (since 1999), previously the capital of the Toruń... Toruń, city in The Republic of Poland, a democratic country with a population of 38,626,349 and area of 312,685 km², is located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania... Poland
  • Thorn - racehorse that won the The Kentucky Futurity is a stakes race for three-year-old trotters, held annually at The Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky since 1893. It is part of the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters. Kentucky Futurity winners: 1893 - Oro Wilkes 1894 - Beuzetta 1895 - Oakland Baron 1896 - Rose Croix 1897... Kentucky Futurity in Events January 1 - Brooklyn, New York merges with New York City. January 4 - A British force is ambushed by Chief Ologbosheri, son-in-law of the Oba of Benin. This leads to a Punitive Expedition against Benin. February 2 - Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania state capitol, is destroyed by fire. February 18... 1897
  • Zumtobel Lighting Group was founded in 1950 by Dr. Walter Zumtobel as Elektrogeräte- und Kunstharzpreßwerk W. Zumtobel KG in Dornbirn, Austria. The company produces ballasts for the newly introduced fluorescent light fittings. Brands used by this company are Zumtobel Staff Thorn Lighting Tridonic Atco Luxmate Elektro Terminal Thorn... Thorn Lighting - luminaire manufacturer
  • Thorn Skroch - Radio transmission diagram and electromagnetic waves Radio is a technology that allows the transmission of signals by modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of light. Radio waves Radio waves are a form of electromagnetic radiation, and are created whenever a charged object accelerates with a frequency that lies... radio personality known professionally as "Thorn"

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Gaston Thorn | Definition | Information | Explanation | Review | WikiCity.com - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia, Free ... (381 words)
Thorn was born in the city of Luxembourg.
Thorn was Foreign Minister and Foreign Trade Minister of Luxembourg from 1969 to 1980, Prime Minister from 1974 to 1979 and Minister of Economics from 1977 to 1980.
Although Thorn was not considered a very forceful Commission President, during his term of office the Commission continued to expand its power, both at the expense of the national governments of EC members, and of the European Parliament, with which the Commission engaged in a constant power struggle.
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