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City

Country Brěs' lau (-low).....

Průs' sia.... Brús' sels.

Běl' ġi im..
By' då pěst.

Hún' så rý ...
Bue' nós Ay' res (bo' nės ā' riz). Ar' ġěn tîne Rē păb' lie
Cai' ro

E' ġýpt..
Că1 eắt' tả

In' di ả. Căn' tôn

Chi' nå..... Căn stán tỉ nõ' ple ..

. Târ' key .. Co pěn hā' gěn..

.Děn' märk. Drěs'den ..

Săx' o ny. Dåb' lin.

Ire' land Ed' in burgh (-bûr o).... . Seðt' land Foo Choo' (or Foo Chow'). ... Chi' nå. Gěn'oå.

It' a lý. Glås' ğõw.

Seot' land Hăm'burg

.Gēr' må ny Hå vău'à.

Cū' bå.....

Population

373,169 561,130 505,763 663,854 570,062

861,764 1,600,000

873,560 312,859 336,440 245,001 264,796 636,000 232,777 618,052 625,552 200,000

LESSON 189

LARGEST CITIES OF THE WORLD

City

Ki õ' to.
Lis' bỏn..
Liv' er pool
Lón' dón....
Lŭek' now
Ly' ông
Măd' rid
Măn' chẽs tẽn
Mär seilles' (sālz').
Měl' bollrne.
Mi' lan..
Mõs' eow.
Mü' nieh
Nā' ples.

Country
.Jả năn'...
Port' u ğal
Eng' land ing'-)..
.Eng' land
In' di å

Fránce
..Spāin..
. Eng'land.
France
Aus trā' li å..
It' a lý .
Rús' sià (růsh'à).
Bå vä' ri à.
It' a lý .

Population

353,139 301,206

517,980 4,211,056

273,028 466,028 470,283 505,368 442,239 490,900 481,297 988,614 407,307 540,393

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ABBREVIATIONS

A

A. M. (L. Artium Magister.) Master A. or a. Adjective; acre; altho; in of Arts. (L. ante meridiem.) Becommerce, accepted.

fore noon. (L. anno mundi.) In a. or @. (L. ad.) To or at.

the year of the world. A. B. (L. Artium Baccalaureus.) Am., Amer. America; American; Bachelor of Arts.

Americana. abbr. Abbreviated; abbreviation. Amt. Amount. abr. Abridgment.

an. (L. anno.) In the year. acc., acct., or a/c. Account.

Anon. Anonymous. acct. cur. Account current.

Ans. Answer. acct. sales. Account of sales.

app. Appendix. Al. First-class.

Apr. April. A. D. (L. Anno Domini.) In the year A. R. A. Associate of the Royal of our Lord.

Academy. a. d. After date.

Arith. Arithmetic. ad. or adv. Advertisement

Asst. Assistant. ad inf. (L. ad infinitum.) Without At. or Atty. Attorney. limit.

Atty.-Gen. Attorney-General. ad int. (L. ad interim.) In the mean- Aug. August. while.

A. V. Authorized version. Adjt. Adjutant.

avoir. Avoirdupois. ad lib. (L. ad libitum.) At pleasure.

B admr. Administrator.

b. Born. admx. Administratrix.

B. A. British America; Bachelor of ado. Advocate; advent; adverb. Arts. Af. Africa; African.

bal. Balance. ae. or aet. (L. aetatis.) Of age; aged. bl. or bbls. Barrel, barrels. A. F. A. M. Ancient Free and Ac- B. C. Before Christ. cepted Masons.

B. C. L. Bachelor of Civil Law. agt. Agent.

B. D. Bachelor of Divinity. alt. Altitude; alternate.

bdls. Bundles. (132)

B. I. British India.

char. Charter. Bib. Bible; Biblical.

Chem. Chemistry. biog. Biography.

chron. Chronology. bk. Bank; book.

cit. Citation; citizen. B. L. Bachelor of Laws.

Civ. Civil. b/1. Bill of lading.

C. J. Chief Justice. bor. Borough.

ck. Cask; check. bot. Bought.

Cl. Clergyman. Bp. Bishop.

clk. Clerk. Br. Britain; British.

C. 0. D. Cash (or collect) on Delivery. Brig. Brigade; brigadier.

Col. Colonel; Colorado; Columbia. Bro. Brother.

Coll. College; collector. b/s. Bill of sale.

coll. Colleague. bu. Bushel.

Com. Commissioner; Commodore; bxs. Boxes.

committee; commerce; commenC

tary; commissary; commonwealth. c. Cents.

comdg. Commanding. c/o. In care of.

comp. Compare; comparative; comCal. California; calendar. (L. ca

pound.

con. lendae.) Calends.

(L. contra.) Against; in oppoCap. Capital. (L. caput.)

sition. Capt. Captain.

Cong. Congress; congregation; ConCash. Cashier.

gregationalist. cat. Catalog.

Const. Constable; constitution. Cath. Catholic; Catherine.

contr. Contraction. C. C. Circuit Court; Chancery Cases; Cor. Sec. Corresponding Secretary.

County Court; County Commis- C. P. Court of Probate; Common sioner.

Pleas.
Contra credit.

Cr. Credit; creditor.
C. E. Civil Engineer.

C. 8. Court of Sessions; Clerk to the cen. Century; central.

Signet. (L. Custos Sigilli.) Keeper cent. or C. (L. centum.) A hundred. of the Seal. cf. (L. confer.) Compare.

Ct. Count; Court; Connecticut.
c. f. i. Cost, freight, and insurance. ct. Cent.
C. H. Court House; Custom House. cts. Cents.
Ch. Church; chancery.

cwt. (L. centum, 100, and E., weight.) chap. Chapter

A hundredweight.

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