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YIDDISH LANGUAGE
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: Yiddish language is a language of European Jews and their descendants. Yiddish has been the language of the Ashkenazim for about 1,000 years. The Ashkenazim are Jews primarily of central and eastern European origin. Yiddish is generally classified as a Germanic language, like English, German, Dutch, and the Scandinavian tongues--Icelandic, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish. However, Yiddish is written in Hebrew characters from right to left like Hebrew and Aramaic, two Semitic languages used by the Jews...



YIDDISH LITERATURE
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: Yiddish literature is the literature of Jews who write and speak the Yiddish language. Yiddish literature originated in the late 1200's and reached its peak in the late 1800's and early 1900's...



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: Yoga is a term that has two meanings. It is both (1) a school of thought in the Hindu religion and (2) a system of mental and physical exercise developed by that school. Followers of the yoga school, who are called yogis or yogins, use yoga exercise to achieve their goal of isolation of the soul from the body and mind. Many non-Hindus in Western countries practice some form of yoga exercise in hope of improving their health and achieving peace of mind. The word yoga means discipline in Sanskrit, the classical language of India...



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: Yogyakarta (pop. 427,573) is a city in central Java, in Indonesia. It is one of the principal centers of Javanese culture. Yogyakarta is centered around the sultan's kraton (palace). The city has a distinct and traditional Javanese character. From 1946 to 1949, it was the capital of the Indonesian Republic. The city is the capital of the Special Territory of Yogyakarta...



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: Yogurt, also spelled yoghurt, is a smooth, semisolid dairy product made from milk. It has a high acid content and thick curd. Yogurt ranks as a popular food in many parts of the world. People in Iran, Turkey, and some other countries of the Middle East have eaten yogurt for thousands of years. Yogurt consumption in the United States increased considerably in the late 1900's...



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: Yokohama, pronounced yoh kuh HAH muh (pop. 3,220,331), is a Japanese port and a major center of commerce and industry. Among the cities of Japan, only Tokyo has more people. Yokohama lies about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Tokyo, on the island of Honshu. Yokohama is the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture. A prefecture is a political unit in Japan...



YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
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: Yosemite National Park, pronounced yoh SEHM ih tee, is a great wilderness in east-central California. It is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, about 200 miles (320 kilometers) east of San Francisco. It has about 700 miles (1,100 kilometers) of trails. Most of the trails lead to the "High Sierra," a region of sparkling lakes, rushing streams, and jagged mountain peaks. The park's Yosemite Museum has a collection of Indian displays and exhibits of the area's wildlife...



: YORKSHIRE
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: Yorkshire is a large geographical area in northeastern England. It covers the county of North Yorkshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire, the nine metropolitan areas that make up the southern and southwestern parts of Yorkshire, and the ancient cathedral city of York. North Yorkshire is almost entirely rural. The southern and southwestern parts of Yorkshire are mainly industrial and urban. These parts are made up of the two former metropolitan counties of South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire...



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: Young, Brigham (1801-1877), led the Mormons from Illinois to what is now Utah, and established their church there. Young was the second president of the Mormon church, which is officially called the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He became the Mormon leader in 1844, after Joseph Smith, the church founder, was shot to death. Young was a tireless worker. A strong will, engaging personality, and deep convictions made him an outstanding leader...



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: Young, John Watts (1930-...), is a United States astronaut. He has made more space flights than any other astronaut. On March 23, 1965, Young and Virgil I. Grissom made the first flight in the Gemini program. They circled the earth three times and became the first space pilots to change their orbit...

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