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  • The Twelve — Twelve Twelve, n. 1. The number next following eleven; the sum of ten and two, or of twice six; twelve units or objects; a dozen. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing twelve units, as 12, or xii. [1913 Webster] {The Twelve} (Script.), the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Twelve — For other uses, see The Twelve (disambiguation). Alexandr Blok, Winter Palace, 1917. The Twelve (Russian: Двенадцать, Dvenadtsat) is a controversial long poem by Aleksandr Blok. Written early in 1918, the poem was one of the first poetic… …   Wikipedia

  • The Twelve Days of Christmas (song) — The Twelve Days of Christmas Roud #68 Music by Traditional with additions by Frederic Austin Published c. 1780 Language English; may be French in origin Form Cumulative song The Twelve Days of Christmas is an English Christmas carol that… …   Wikipedia

  • The Twelve Tribes (New religious movement) — The Twelve Tribes is a confederation of self governing religious communities founded by Elbert Eugene Spriggs (now known as Yoneq) that sprung out of the Jesus Movement in the early 1970s in Chattanooga, Tennessee. ref|Palmer1998 The group has… …   Wikipedia

  • The Twelve Dancing Princesses — or The Worn Out Dancing Shoes or The Shoes that were Danced to Pieces is a German fairy tale originally published by the Brothers Grimm in Children s and Household Tales as tale number 133. Charles Deulin collected another, French version in his… …   Wikipedia

  • The Twelve Caesars —   Author(s) Suetonius Original title De vita Caesarum (literal trans.: On the Life of the Caesars) …   Wikipedia

  • The Twelve Kingdoms — Cover of The Twelve Kingdoms DVD volume 1 十二国記 (Jūni Kokuki The Twelve Kingdoms Хроники Двенадцати Королевств(неоф. рус).) Жанр приключения, фэнтези Лайт новел Авто …   Википедия

  • The Twelve Imams — are the spiritual and political successors to Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam, in the Twelver or Ithna Ashariya branch of Shi a Islam.cite encyclopedia| title=Shi ite |year=2007| encyclopedia=Encyclopedia Britannica Online | accessdate=2007 11 06… …   Wikipedia

  • The Twelve Brothers — ( de. Die zwölf Brüder) is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm, tale number 9. [Jacob and Wilheim Grimm, Grimm s Fairy Tales , [http://www.pitt.edu/ dash/grimm009.html The Twelve Brothers] ] Andrew Lang included it in The Red… …   Wikipedia

  • The Twelve (disambiguation) — The Twelve may refer to:* The Twelve , the Russian poem *The Twelve (comics), a Marvel Comics limited series *, a Marvel Comics crossover event *Quorum of the Twelve, the priesthood body of the Latter Day Saint movement *The twelve Minor prophets …   Wikipedia

  • The Twelve Chairs (film) — The Twelve Chairs , a 1928 novel by Soviet writers Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov, has been adapted for film numerous times, including:* It s In The Bag , 1945 film directed by Richard Wallace, starring Fred Allen, Binnie Barnes, Robert Benchley and …   Wikipedia


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