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Republic

A polity governed by elected officials. In a republic, the citizens elect representatives who vote on issues of governance. Often, republics are called democracies, in which citizens themselves vote on issues of governance, but the two terms are not identical.
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But there is very little understanding of the relevance of that murder, of what part it played in the death of the Roman Republic and the birth of the empire, or of how the lessons of that era apply to today.
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To the Editor: During the rainy season, from April to September 2003, 463 children [less than or equal to]15 years of age (median 10 months) with severe diarrhea were admitted to the Pediatric Hospital of Kalembelembe in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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At the very heart of this intersection of powers, on the Korean Peninsula, there is important work being led by our ally, the Republic of Korea, toward the possibility of a dramatic change in the status quo.
sales subsidiary on Monday terminated the franchise of an Arizona dealership recently bought by Republic Industries Inc.
And within five years of the 1991 war we are likely to witness the finalizing of peace treaties between the government of the State of Israel and the governments of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Syrian Arab Republic and the Republic of Lebanon.
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