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See Chapter Three for more details.
A number of other theories will be discussed in the following chapters.
The war was now entering its final chapter.
It seemed that a chapter of my life was closing.
the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral
She's the president of the Iowa chapter of the Professional Insurance Agents' Association.
They would have his file and get chapter and verse on his time in the army.
The whole affair has been a chapter of accidents from start to finish.
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a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
a small round hat worn by Jewish men
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