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…Český Krumlov hosts a number of festivals and other events each year including the Five-Petaled Rose Festival (a reference to the rose of the Rožmberk crest), which is held on the summer solstice weekend. The downtown area is turned into a…

…Ørsta-Volda Airport is situated in Hovebygda in Ørsta, Norway. Its catchment area covers the souther parts of Sunnmøre and parts of Nordfjord. It has a reference elevation of 74 meters (243 ft) above mean sea level, on a ledge close to the…

…École Franco-Nord is a French-language elementary school located in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. The school’s name is a reference to the northern geographic location of Prince George within British Columbia (nord translates to north).

…Çiğ means dew in Turkish, a reference to the delta marshes of the River Gediz which used to cover the entire area. It is a relatively recent settlement created largely by migration from other parts of Turkey, starting with Turkish refugees…

…Ángel Acosta León (1930-1964) was a Cuban painter. His style owes much to surrealism, and expresses the pain he felt through much of his life. Animal, human and mechanical forms abound in his paintings, along with wheels, a reference to his lifelong fantasy of being a bus driver. His work has been compared to that of Wols.

Zugezogen means ‘newcomers’ and the name is a reference to the fact that both members of the group are newcomers to Berlin, as well as an illusion to previous German rap duos ‘Westberlin Maskulin’ and ‘Südberlin Maskulin’.

Zuccarelli states that the human auditory system is a sound emitter, producing a reference sound that combines with incoming sound to form an interference pattern inside the ear. The nature of this pattern is sensitive to the direction of…

… increasingly common in the 2nd century A.D. According to Galen, the best soaps were Germanic, and soaps from Gaul were second best. This is a reference to true soap in antiquity.

Zorig’s sister Sanjaasürengiin Oyuun was elected to his seat in the Mongolian parliament soon after his assassination. She later served as Mongolia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. The political party founded by his sister Oyuun, the Irgenii Zorig Nam (Иргэний Зориг нам) or Civic Will Party, bears a reference to his name.

Zois is a martyr in wendish mythology, probably a reference to the obotrite king Stois or Stoigar, who was beheaded by emperor Otto the Great.

… on 31 March 2015 with tickets going on sale to the general public two weeks later. The name is a reference to the jeans-related artwork for Sticky Fingers, which received a special re-release in 2015, and had its entire track list played during the Zip Code Tour.

Zieria eungellaensis was first formally described in 2007 by Marco Duretto and Paul Forster from a specimen collected on Mount William in the Eungella National Park. The description was published in Austrobaileya. The specific epithet (eungellaensis) is a reference to the range of this species in the Eungella National Park.

… him. Although he is eventually defeated, Zero reappears in Kirby 64 as ‘Zero Two’, retaining his ability to spit blood and his motif as a giant eye. As a reference to his previous fight with Kirby, Zero Two wears two large plasters on the top of his ‘head’, covering the wound left from his iris bursting out of his body in the earlier fight.

Zener diodes are also frequently used to provide a reference voltage of moderate stability and accuracy, useful for many electronic devices. An avalanche diode displays a similar stable voltage over a range of current. The most stable…

… not last forever, and tells a story of a man that he knew who spent his entire life with the Gypsies but who eventually pined for his homeland and asked to be buried there. (ll.181-216). This is thought to be a reference to the Roman poet Ovid, who was banished to Tomis in 8 AD.

Zampanò is the blind author of The Navidson Record. Danielewski made Zampanò blind as a reference to blind authors Homer and Jorge Luis Borges. Little to no information is given explicitly about Zampanò’s past, blindness, or personality.

… took over on drums. Zack was also the lead singer of a 1950s-style doo-wop group, The Five Aces (a reference to the real-life group The Four Aces), that sang during a school sock hop. The other singers were Slater, Screech, Lisa, and Tori Scott, a student who transferred to Bayside during their senior year. He was also a member of the glee club for a short time.

… fighter to be attached and acts as an add-on booster for the core fighter. The ZZ Gundam can also transform to G-Fortress mode, further boosting the fighter capability instead of the mobile suit’s AMBAC capability. The name ZZ (Double Zeta) is a reference to MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam, showing its sequel stand point of the unit.

Yāska’s Nirukta, an etymological dictionary published around the 6thcenturyBCE, contains a reference to the Shyamantaka jewel in the possession of Akrura, a motif from the well-known Puranic story about Krishna. Shatapatha Brahmana and Aitareya-Aranyaka associate Krishna with his Vrishni origins.

Yuan Kung Mansion (元宮閣) Note: first character of this mansion’s name is a reference to Yuan Dynasty.

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