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1. Ferdinand de Lesseps (n.)

French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)

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2. chevaux-de-frise (n.)

defensive structure consisting of a movable obstacle composed of barbed wire or spikes attached to a wooden frame; used to obstruct cavalry

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3. de-iodination (n.)

the removal of iodine atoms from organic compounds

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4. Ile-de-France (n.)

a region of north central France including Paris and the area around it

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5. de-iodinate (v.)

remove iodine from

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6. de-iodinase (n.)

an enzyme that removes the iodine radical

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7. Ferdinand (n.)

the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516)

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9. Lesseps (n.)

French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)

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