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Kan

A unit of weight in Japan equivalent to 3.75 kilograms. An equivalent term is kanme.
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My name is Dorothy," said the girl, "and I am going to the Emerald City, to ask the Great Oz to send me back to Kansas.
Yes, and a good part of it is going into a first-class modern house with a heating plant and running hot and cold water in a tiled-floor bath-room, and a concrete cellar for the woman's preserved things and built-in cupboards, lots of closets, a big garret, and hardwood floors and fancy paper on the walls, and the prettiest polished golden oak furniture you can buy in Kansas City, not to mention a big fireplace and wide, sunny porches.
Kansas City barbecue sauce is described in Smokin' Jack's menu as possessing the best ingredients of both Carolina and Texas (vinegar, mustard, hot peppers, tomato, Worcestershire sauce) and adding molasses ``for character and body, not just sweetness.
and Jesse Walker's review of it ("The Fever Swamps of Kansas," March) both miss the essence of this heartland state located in the middle of flyover country.
Naturalist Charles Darwin has been dead for 123 years, but that didn't stop the state of Kansas from putting him, or at least the famous scientific theory he pioneered, on trial recently.
The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department seeks information regarding the identity of a child homicide victim.
To most outsiders, especially those who lean left, Kansas might seem like an odd place.
For the past four years she has worked as an aide at Windsor Place, a nursing home in Coffeyville, Kansas.
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius denied Anthem Inc.
Kansas City is really two neighboring cities that share a name.
HEARTLAND SALUTES STRAVINSKY WITH BALANCHINE KANSAS CITY BALLET LYRIC THEATRE KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI FEBRUARY 15-18, 2001
But when you create such promotions as speeding across Kansas wheat country in a truck and trailer, developing a Web site program promoting the product (www.
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