an account of Protestant Christian history and martyrs, published in the 1500s
a line from a Filipino song called "The Valedictory," written by Jose Rizal in 1896
someone who acts for the group in its interest
working as a waiter or waitress at as "hashery," a cheap eating house
a place of shelter, safety, or retreat; a refuge; an asylum
plain or unattractive, especially when referring to a person's appearance
an affected style of talking that emphasizes slang and vocal rhythm, typically associated with urban African-Americans
the Spanish word for "sailor"
a coat made of Melton cloth, which is thick, pilled wool; traditional sailor peacoats were made of this cloth
the imitation of another's words or actions, usually for humorous or insulting effect
a small village in the Ukraine
a type of sweet roll made in Mexican culture to commemorate funerals or the Day of the Dead
a humorous, absurd performance using exaggerated gestures and no speech
a nickname for Louis Armstrong, an influential jazz trumpeter and African-American entertainer who helped cross the racial divide in entertainment
the means of communicating with American soldiers overseas in World War II, involving a process of censoring and copying between film and paper; short for "Victory mail"
acronym for the Works Progress Administration, a New Deal agency designed to provide jobs building public works for the unemployed during the Depression; it also helped foster the arts