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2015-04-08 12:26:27

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among U.S. Island Areas, only the U.S. Virgin Islands had a higher median age than the U.S. mainland at 39.2 years in 2010.

2015-04-01 00:20:36

Headliners: Charlie Wilson & Trey Songz, with Estelle, Dru Hill and hosted by Doug E.

2015-03-19 16:32:13

NICOSIA, Cyprus, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cypriot Enterprise Link (CEL), a youth-led organisation focused on supporting local start up talent and innovation,

2015-03-13 23:03:09

Topical research report "Human Resources Market & Competitive Environment Study in Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia” prepared by VBI has been recently published at MarketPublishers.com.

2015-03-11 23:10:40

PLACES TO EXPLORE, the official digest size publication of the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association, published by Media Marketing, Inc., has won for the 10th consecutive year, Best Visitors Publication

2015-02-10 23:14:22

The latest FATCA Foreign Financial Institutions (FFI) list reveals that of the top five countries with the most registrations to date, the Tax Authorities of two - the Cayman Islands and the British

2014-06-19 08:23:11

Region's leading nation calls for renewed global effort to reduce carbon emissions NADI, Fiji, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiji has appealed to developed nations not to behave selfishly

2014-06-11 23:12:23

Love is in the air during the month of June. Enter to win the June iPod Shuffle Giveaway while learning more about the perfect destination wedding location, The U.S.

Barbados Utilizes World Environment Day To Inspire Developing Island Nations To Focus On Green Technology
2014-06-04 15:16:01

Barbados, which is at the cutting edge of the fight against a changing climate, has become the first Small Island Developing State to host the annual World Environment Day.


Latest Island countries Reference Libraries

Mauritius Blue Pigeon, Alectroenas nitidissima
2014-04-18 12:27:42

The Mauritius Blue Pigeon (Alectroenas nitidissima) is an extinct species of blue pigeon previously native to the Mascarene island of Mauritius located in the Indian Ocean eastwards of Madagascar. It has two extinct relatives from the Mascarenes and three living ones from other islands. It is the type species of the genus of blue pigeons, Alectroenas. It had white colored hackles around the head, neck, and breast and blue colored feathers on the body, and it was red on the tail and the...

Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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