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Free City , a town or city that governs itself and is independent, or largely independent, of the country in which it is located.

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Cook, James (1728 - 1779), a British navigator. Captain Cook accurately charted vast regions of the South Pacific; provided a basis for England's claim to Australia and New Zealand; and developed a diet that prevented scurvy among seamen.

History of Austria

When the Romans conquered the region that is now Austria about 14 B.C., it was inhabited by Celts.

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