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  1. A the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet
  2. Abraham the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son
  3. Aberdeen a city in northeastern Scotland on the North Sea
  4. Aborigine a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
  5. Abkhazia an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
  6. AND gate a circuit in a computer that fires only when all of its inputs fire
  7. Aberdare a mining town in southern Wales
  8. 1000000 the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
  9. 365 days a year that is not a leap year
  10. 1-hitter a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
  11. 1 Samuel the first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David
  12. 4-hitter a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits
  13. 3d radar radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a target
  14. AFL-CIO the largest federation of North American labor unions
  15. 2 Samuel the second of two books of the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David
  16. 2-hitter a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits
  17. 3-hitter a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
  18. 366 days in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
  19. 1000000000 the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros
  20. 1 Esdras an Apocryphal book consisting of a compilation from I Chronicles and II Chronicles and Ezra and Nehemiah