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W (magazine) W is a monthly American fashion magazine published by CondĂ© Nast Publications. Considered one of the most fashionable monthly publications, W is filled with ads for high fashion houses and rivals Vogue and Vanity Fair for sophistication and style.
W (New York City Subway service) The W Broadway Local is a service of the New York City Subway. It is colored yellow on the route sign (either on the front and/or side - depending on equipment used) and on station signs and the NYC Subway map, as it represents a service provided on the BMT Broadway Line through midtown Manhattan.
W (Unix) The command w on many Unix-like operating systems provides a quick summary of every user logged into a computer, what that user is currently doing, and what load all the activity is imposing on the computer itself. The command is a one-command combination of several other Unix programs: who, uptime, and ps -a.
W and Z class destroyer The W and Z class was a class of sixteen destroyers of the Royal Navy launched in 1943â€“1944. They were constructed as two flotillas, with names beginning with "W-" and "Z-", respectively, although, like the preceding U and V class, two of the flotilla leaders were named after historical naval figures (as had been Royal Navy practice during the inter-war years).
W Dallas Victory Hotel and Residences The W Dallas Victory Hotel and Residences is a 33-story hotel and condominium located in the Victory Park neighborhood of Oak Lawn, Dallas, Texas (USA). The building was completed in 2006 and stands at a height of .
W engine The W engine is an engine configuration in which the cylinder banks resemble the letter W in the same way a V engine resembles the letter V. There have been three entirely different implementations of this concept: one with three banks of cylinders, one with four banks, and one with two banks of cylinders and two crankshafts.
W Ketchup W Ketchup is a brand of ketchup made in the United States. The brand was founded by Susie Oliver, Stacey Hughes, Dan Oliver and New York banker Bill Zachary, along with 11 associates during the 2004 Presidential election campaign in reference to that fact that the Democratic candidate John Kerry was married to Teresa Heinz Kerry, who inherited an interest in the H.
W National Park The W National Park (French: "W" du Niger) is a major national park in Niger around a meander in the River Niger shaped like a "W". While most of the park is in Niger it also extends through areas of Benin and Burkina Faso.
W Series The W series satellites are six satellites operated by Eutelsat which provide various coverage and bandwidth options for consumer and business services in Europe, Asia and Africa. Some of the services provided by the W Series satellites are internet, public telephony, business networks, satellite news gathering, television and radio programme broadcasting and distribution.
W Ursae Majoris W Ursae Majoris (W UMa) is a variable star in the constellation Ursa Major. It is an eclipsing contact binary whose two component stars share a common outer layer, and is the prototype of a class of contact binary variables known as W Ursae Majoris variables.
W Virginis variable A W Virginis variable is a variable star similar to a Cepheid variable. However, using the same formula to calculate its distance will yield a value that is too small, a mistake that Edwin Hubble made while observing M31.
W' boson In particle physics, a W' boson (or W-prime boson) refers to a hypothetical new electrically charged gauge boson that couples to Standard Model fermions via their isospin. It is named in analogy to the Standard Model W boson.
W'rkncacnter The W'rkncacnter is a chaotic entity (or possibly entities) from the Marathon Trilogy of games created by Bungie. Its existence is hinted at in the storyline of Marathon 2, and its release from Lh'owon's star becomes a major plot point during Marathon Infinity.
W-CDMA W-CDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) is a type of 3G cellular network. W-CDMA is the higher speed transmission protocol used in the Japanese FOMA system and in the UMTS system, an advanced 3G system, designed as a replacement for the aging 2G GSM networks deployed worldwide.
W-FIVE W-FIVE, also known as W5 or W5 with Eric Malling, is a Canadian news magazine television series which airs on the CTV Television Network. The title refers to the Five Ws of journalism: Who, What, Where, When and Why?
W-shingling A w-shingling is a set of unique "shingles"â€”contiguous subsequences of tokens in a documentâ€”that can be used to gauge the similarity of two documents. The w denotes the number of tokens in each shingle in the set.
W-SIM W-SIM (Willcom-SIM) is a SIM card developed by Willcom which, in addition to standard SIM functions, also has the core components of the cellular telephone(PHS) such as the radio receiver/transmitter built inside. It is currently used in some terminals below, which are without radio modules.
W-VHS W-VHS is a high definition analog video tape format created by JVC. The format was introduced in 1994 and is no longer supported; the tapes are no longer manufactured and no players are currently produced for this format.
W. A. Poucher Walter Arthur Poucher (b 1891 d 1988), sometimes called 'William Arthur Poucher' (see talk), was one of the leading English mountain photographers and guide-book writers in the years following World War Two. He was also a leading researcher on the chemistry of perfumes.
W. Allen Wallis Wilson Allen Wallis (born 1912 in Philadelphia, died October 12, 1998 in Rochester, New York) was an American economist and statistician. He served as the university president of the University of Rochester and as an economic advisor to U.
W. B. Yeats William Butler Yeats (IPA: ) (13 June 1865 â€“ 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet, dramatist, mystic and public figure, brother of the artist Jack Butler Yeats and son of John Butler Yeats. He signed his works W.
W. C. Morrow William Chambers Morrow (born 7 July 1854, Selma, Alabama; died 1923) was an American writer, now noted mainly for his short stories of horror and suspense. He is probably best known for the much-anthologised story "His Unconquerable Enemy" (1889), about the implacable revenge of a servant whose limbs have been amputated on the orders of a cruel rajah.
W. C. Sellar Walter Carruthers Sellar (December 27, 1898 â€“ June 11, 1951) was a Scottish humourist who wrote for Punch. He is best known for the book 1066 and All That (1930), a tongue-in-cheek guide to "all the history you can remember", which he wrote together with R.
W. Clement Stone William Clement Stone (May 4,1902 â€“ September 3,2002) was a prominent businessman, philanthropist and self-help book author. Stone is remembered for contributing $2 million to President Richard Nixon's election campaigns in 1968 and 1972â€”these were cited in Congressional debates after Watergate to institute campaign spending limits.
W. D. Valgardson William Dempsey Valgardson (born 7 May 1939) is a Canadian novelist, short story writer, and poet. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and raised in Gimli, Manitoba, he completed his BA at United College, BEd at the University of Manitoba, and his MFA at the University of Iowa.
W. Dennie Spry Soccer Stadium W. Dennie Spry Soccer Stadium (usually called Spry Stadium) is a soccer-specific stadium located on the campus of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where it is home to the Demon Deacons soccer teams.
W. E. Butler Walter Ernest Butler (1898-1978), was a working occultist and esoteric author in Britain. His first training in the mysteries was with Robert King, a bishop in the Liberal Catholic Church, who trained him as a medium.
W. E. Cule W(illiam) E(dward) Cule (1870-1944) was a British author of children's books and several books for adults on Christian themes. In all, he wrote some thirty books encompassing a number of popular genres - public school stories, adventure yarns, fairy tales, novels and Christian allegories and fable.
W. E. Whetstone William Edwin "Ed" Whetstone (August 29, 1908 -- February 28, 1987) was a Monroe (Ouachita Parish) businessman and civic leader who served as the Fifth Congressional District member of the Louisiana State Board of Education during the 1960s and 1970s.
W. Edwards Deming William Edwards Deming was an American statistician, college professor, author, lecturer, and consultant. Deming is widely credited with improving production in the United States during World War II, although he is perhaps best known for his work in Japan.
W. F. Gisolf Dr Ir Willem Frederik Gisolf was a Dutch geologist and petrographer, from 1925-1940 Director of the Hogere Burger School (HBS) (Dutch secondary education) in Bandung in Indonesia. He died in a Japanese concentration camp in Tjimahi in 1944.
W. F. Grimes Professor William Francis Grimes (31 October, 1905 â€“ 25 December, 1988) was a British archaeologist who devoted his career to the archaeology of London. During the 1950s and 60s Grimes carried out dozens of excavations in the city in his capacity as director of both the Museum of London and Mortimer Wheeler's Institute of Archaeology.
W. F. Harvey William Fryer Harvey (1885â€“1937) was an English writer of short stories, most notably in the mystery and horror genres. Among his his better-known stories are "August Heat" and "The Beast with Five Fingers".
W. F. McCoy William Frederick McCoy (generally known by his initials) (1886 â€“ December 4, 1976) was an Ulster Unionist member of the Parliament of Northern Ireland for South Tyrone who went on to become an early supporter of Ulster nationalism.
W. G. Collingwood William Gershom Collingwood, (6 August 1854 - 1 October 1932), was an author, artist, antiquary and was also Professor of Fine Arts at the Reading University. In 1872 he went to University College, Oxford, where he met John Ruskin.
W. G. Grace William Gilbert "WG" Grace (July 18 1848 â€“ October 23 1915) was an English cricketer who, by his extraordinary skills, made cricket perhaps the first modern spectator sport, and who developed most of the techniques of modern batting.
W. Garfield Weston Willard Garfield Weston (January 26, 1898 - October 22, 1978), was a Canadian businessman and philanthropist who also served as a Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom. Born in Toronto, Garfield Weston served with the Canadian Army during World War I and was part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force sent to the battlefields of France.
W. Graham Claytor William Graham Claytor (1886 â€“ 1971) of Roanoke, Virginia was vice president of Appalachian Power who supervised construction of the dam and creation of a 4,500 acre (18 kmÂ˛), 21 mile (34 km) long lake on the New River in Pulaski County, a hydroelectric project completed in 1939. Claytor Lake and Claytor Lake State Park in Virginia, are named for him.
W. Graham Claytor Jr. William Graham Claytor, Jr. (March 14,1912 â€“ May 14, 1994) was an American lawyer, naval officer, railroad and transportation and defense administrator for the United States Government under the administrations of three U.
W. H. Adamson High School William Hardin Adamson High School, formerly Oak Cliff High School, is a secondary school located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas (USA). Adamson High School, which enrolls students in grades 9 through 12, is a part of the Dallas Independent School District.
W. H. Davies William Henry Davies (1871 - September 26, 1940), was a Welsh poet and writer. He spent most of his life as a tramp in the United States and United Kingdom, but became known as one of the most popular poets of his time.
W. H. Grattan Flood Chevalier William Henry Grattan Flood (November 1, 1857 - August 6, 1928), renowned musicologist and historian, was born in Lismore in 1857. As a writer and ecclesiastical composer, his personal contributions to Irish musical form produced enduring works.
W. H. Weeks William Henry Weeks (died 1936) was an early 20th century architect who designed many public buildings in California, including schools and many of the Carnegie libraries in Northern California. He was well-known for his monumental Greek Revival neoclassical style of architecture, although he used other styles.
W. J. Coffee William John Coffee (1774â€“1846) was an internationally renowned English artist and sculptor who worked in porcelain, plaster, and terra cotta. He also worked in oil paint, although this was not the medium for which he became famous.
W. Kerr Scott William Kerr Scott (born 17 April 1896 Haw River, North Carolina - died 16 April 1958 Burlington, North Carolina) was a Democratic Party politician from North Carolina. He was the Governor of North Carolina from 1949 until 1953, and a United States Senator from 1954 until 1958.
W. Lewis Hyde Walter Lewis Hyde (1919-2003) was an American physicist, an early contributor to the field of fiber optics. He held patents for devices used in ophthamology, as well as a panoramic rear-view mirror for automobiles.
W. M. Gorman William "Terence" Moore Gorman (17 June 1923 - 12 January 2003) was an Irish economist and academic. He was predominantly a theorist and is most famous for his work on aggregation and separability of goods, and in this context he developed his famous Gorman polar form.
W. N. P. Barbellion W(ilhelm) N(ero) P(ilate) Barbellion was the nom-de-plume of Bruce Frederick Cummings (September 7, 1889 - October 22, 1919), an English diarist who was responsible for what is may be one of the greatest diaries of all time, The Journal of a Disappointed Man. Ronald Blythe called it "among the most moving diaries ever created" Ronald Blythe, The Pleasure of Diaries, New York: Pantheon Books, 1989, p.
W. Page Keeton Werdner Page Keeton (born in McCoy, Texas, August 22 1909, died January 10 1999) graduated first in his class at the University of Texas School of Law in 1931 and joined the University of Texas law faculty the following year at the age of 23. He earned a Doctor of Juridical Science from Harvard in 1936.
W. R. Rodgers William Robert Rodgers (1909 â€“ 1969), known as Bertie, was a poet, writer, broadcaster, academic and Presbyterian minister from Northern Ireland. He is remembered for his poems, his radio work on Irish literary figures, and his non-sectarian attitude.
W. Roy Wheeler Medallion The W. Roy Wheeler Medallion for excellence in field ornithology was created on the occasion of the centenary of the founding of the Bird Observers Club of Australia (BOCA) to commemorate Roy Wheeler MBE, FRAOU, (1905-1988), an amateur ornithologist with a long association with the Club, as well as with the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union.
W. Ryerson Johnson Walter Ryerson Johnson (1901 - 1995) was an American pulp fiction writer and editor. He wrote in many genres, but is probably best know at having been one of the men who wrote Doc Savage novels, under the pseudonym Kenneth Robeson.
W. S. Gilbert Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 â€“ 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist and illustrator best known for his fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan, of which the most famous include H.M.
W. S. Graham William Sydney Graham (November 19 1918 - January 9 1986) was a Scottish poet who is often associated with Dylan Thomas and the neo-romantic group of poets. Graham's work was mostly overlooked in his lifetime but, partly due to the support of Harold Pinter, he has enjoyed a revival in recent years and is represented in the Oxford Press Anthology of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry (2001).
W. S. Gwynn Williams William Stanley Gwynn Williams (April 4 1896-1978) was a musician and composer, also lecturer, author, editor and broadcaster on the history of British and in particular Welsh music. He was prominent in the foundation of the International Eisteddfod at Llangollen in 1947 and become its first musical director.
W. Somerset Maugham William Somerset Maugham, CH (January 25 1874 â€“ December 16 1965) was an English playwright, novelist, and short story writer. He was one of the most popular authors achieving recognition as the highest paid of his profession during the 1930s The Literature Network.
W. T. Tutte William Thomas Tutte (May 14 1917 â€“ May 2 2002) was a British, later Canadian, codebreaker and mathematician. During World War II he broke a major German code system, which had a significant impact on the Allied invasion of Europe.
W. W. Behrens, Jr. Vice Admiral William Wohlsen Behrens, Jr. (September 14, 1922-January 24, 1986) was an American naval officer and oceanographer who was instrumental in establishing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
W.A.C. Bennett William Andrew Cecil Bennett, PC, OC (September 6, 1900 â€“ February 23, 1979) was a Premier of the Canadian province of British Columbia. Born in Hastings, New Brunswick, Canada, Bennett was usually referred to as W.
W.E.B. Du Bois William Edward Burghardt Du Bois AKA Dr. Du Bois (pronounced ) (February 23, 1868 â€“ August 27, 1963) was an American civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar.
W.S. Loggie William Stewart Loggie (August 10, 1850 â€“ March 13, 1944) was a merchant and politician of the town of Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada. A dynamic man, Loggie built a small empire throughout the Miramichi River area.
W04BP W04BP is a low-powered religious broadcasting television station in Campbellsville, Kentucky, broadcasting locally on VHF channel 4. The station airs religious services as well as local sports, music and public affairs programming.
W07CL W07CL is a low-power television station in Auburn, Indiana, broadcasting locally on VHF channel 7 as a full-time affiliate of the Three Angels Broadcasting Network. The station is a full-time repeater of 3ABN programming, with local programming appearing only on rare occasions.
W11 Opera W11 Opera is an independent opera company founded in 1971 that produces operas performed by young people aged 9 to 18. Most of the productions are new works such as ANTiphony that go on to be revived by schools and other opera companies.
W15BU W15BU is a low-power religious television station in Johnston City, Illinois, broadcasting locally on channel 15 as an affiliate of 3ABN. Founded March 1,1999, the station is owned by Three Angels Broadcasting Network.
W17AY W17AY is a low power television station in Seaman, Ohio, owned and operated by Tranquility Community Church of nearby Peebles, Ohio. W17AY broadcasts local and national religious programming, mainly programs from the Trinity Broadcasting Network.
W1AW W1AW is both the amateur radio call sign and the primary operating station of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). Also known as the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station, W1AW is located on the grounds of ARRL Headquarters, located in Newington, CT.
W1XAY W1XAY was one of the first television stations in the world, being founded on June 14, 1928. It was also branded as "WLEX" from its sister radio station, in Lexington, Massachusetts (near Boston, Massachusetts).
W25AW W25AW, known on-air as WZBN-TV, broadcasts on UHF Channel 25 and serves Mercer County, New Jersey, portions of Hunterdon, Burlington, Middlesex, and Somerset Counties in central New Jersey and Bucks County in Eastern Pennsylvania. The station broadcasts news as well as local events and specials specifically for residents in the greater Mercer County area.
W25CS W25CS is a low-power religious television station in Hampton, Virginia, broadcasting locally on channel 25. The station is owned by KM Broadcasting of Annandale, Virginia, which should not be confused with KM Communications Inc..
W29CI W29CI is a low-power religious television station in Salem, Illinois, broadcasting locally on channel 29 as an affiliate of 3ABN. Founded September 28,1999, the station is owned by Three Angels Broadcasting Network.
W35BT W35BT is the broadcast affiliate of the Cornerstone Television Network (also called CTVN), serving the Harrisburg / Lancaster / York, Pennsylvania market. It broadcasts as a low-power station on analog channel 35.
W3C Markup Validation Service The Markup Validation Service by the World Wide Web Consortium, W3C, allows internet users to check HTML documents for conformance to their HTML and XHTML standards. Although HTML files will render regardless of errors in major browsers, they often contain many structure and/or form errors.
W3C recommendation A W3C Recommendation is the final stage of a ratification process of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) working group concerning the standard. It is the equivalent of a published standard in many other industries.
W46CR W46CR (Channel 46) is the 3ABN affiliate for western Midland County, Michigan in the United States. W46CR operates on low power and its city grade signal is viewable in parts of rural Isabella, Midland and Gratiot counties.
W48CL W48CL is a low-power television station in Grand Rapids, Michigan, broadcasting locally on channel 48 as an affiliate of 3ABN. Founded November 23,1999, the station is owned by Three Angels Broadcasting Network.
W48CX W48CX, known unofficially as WHHI-TV, is a Class A low-power television station in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, broadcasting locally as an America One affiliate on channel 48, with an additional transmitter on channel 53, though it's likely that the Class-A license on channel 48 will replace the standard license on channel 53.
W49 The W49 was an American thermonuclear warhead, used on the Thor, Atlas, Jupiter, and Titan I ballistic missile systems. W49 warheads were manufactured starting in 1958 and were in service until 1963, with a few warheads being retained until 1975.
W49AY W49AY, known on-air as WAY-TV, is a low-powered religious station based and licensed in Birmingham, Alabama, owned and operated by the Glen Iris Baptist Church, who also owns WGIB radio. The station broadcasts on analog UHF channel 47, though its calls reflect its previous frequency, channel 49; W49AY swapped channels in December 2005.
W54BE W54BE is a low-powered television station in Sugar Grove, Illinois, United States, owned by Waubonsee Community College, a community college serving the Aurora area. Programming on W54BE consists mainly telecourses that could be taken for college credit at WCC.
W6 class Melbourne tram The W6 class is a class of electric tram that operates in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, introduced between 1951 and 1955. As with other W class trams, they are commonly found on the City Circle, and are popular with tourists.
W60AI W60AI is a low-power television station in New York, New York, broadcasting locally on channel 60 as a satellite repeater for the Home Shopping Network. Formerly, this station was a repeater for WHSE-TV in Newark, New Jersey (now WFUT-TV), but became a satellite-fed repeater in 2001 when that station switched affiliations.
W6RDF W6RDF, is the call sign of the Point Loma Amateur Radio Club's radio station in San Diego, California. This call sign is used for all radios and repeaters operated by the club and its members at the club house.
W71 The W-71 nuclear warhead was a US thermonuclear warhead developed and deployed for use on the LIM-49A Spartan Anti-ballistic missile defense system briefly deployed by the US in the 1970s. The W-71 was developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California.
W78 The W-78 thermonuclear warhead is the warhead used on most of the US LGM-30G Minuteman III ICBM, along with the Mk-12A reentry vehicle which carried the warhead. Minuteman III's initially deployed with the older W62 warhead, the W-78 was deployed starting in December 1979 onto 300 missiles, 3 warheads per missile.
W81 The W-81 thermonuclear warhead was a planned US warhead to be mounted on the SM-2 surface to air missile used by the US Navy. The W-81 was a design derivative of the B61 nuclear bomb as many other modern US warhead designs are.
W84 The W84 is an American thermonuclear warhead designed for use on the BGM-109G Gryphon Ground Launched Cruise Missile (GLCM). It is a derivative of the B61 nuclear bomb design and a close relative of the W80 warhead used on the AGM-86 ALCM, AGM-129 ACM, and BGM-109 Tomahawk SLCM cruise missiles.
W85 The W85 was a thermonuclear warhead developed by the United States of America to arm the Pershing II missile. It had a variable yieldâ€” often referred to as "dial-a-yield" â€” which could be set between 5 and 50 kilotons.
Wa (Japan) (Chinese pronunciation: WĹŤ; Japanese pronunciation: Wa or more commonly, Yamato; Korean pronunciation: Wae) is an ancient name of Japan used by ancient Chinese, Korean, and Japanese dynasties. The first written record of Japan (then in the Yayoi period, 300 BC-250 AD) is found as WĹŤ in Wei Zhi (éŹĺż—) of San Guo Zhi.
Wa'el Hamza Julaidan Wa'el Hamza Julaidan (born February 22, 1958, in Medina, Saudi Arabia) established "the Service Office" or Maktab al-Khidamat in Afghanistan along with Osama Bin Laden and Abdullah Yusuf Azzam in 1984. Many of the supporters of al Qaeda were trained in the Arab military camps this trio set up in support of the mujahideen resistance movement against the Soviet occupation.
Wa'el Nassar Wa'el Nassar (1973 - 2004) (Arabic: ŮŘ§Ř¦Ů„ Ů†ŘµŘ§Ř±) was an active member and one of the senior leaders of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, until his assassination by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) on May 30, 2004, in Gaza City.
Waa-Mu Waa-Mu is Northwestern University's own original annual musical revue written, performed, and presented by Northwestern theatre department students every April-May. The name stems from the fact that the show was originally produced by the Women's Athletic Association (WAA) and Men's Union (MU), who banded together to present the first show in 1929.
Waaihoek Waaihoek is the name of a very large, remote, rugged and mountainous rural property located about 60km east of Cape Town, on the margin of a great sandstone massif known as the Hex River Mountains. The propery is owned by the University of Cape Town and is well known in the Western Cape as the 'home' of the University of Cape Town Mountain and Ski Club (UCTMSC).
Waal [Satellite] [[image of the Rhine-Waal fork, showing the beginning of river Waal (green).]]The Waal is the main distributary branch of river Rhine flowing to the central Netherlands for about 80 km (48 miles) before joining the Meuse near Woudrichem to form the Boven Merwede.
Waalo The Kingdom of Waalo (Oualo) was a kingdom on the lower Senegal River in West Africa, in what are now Senegal and Mauritania. It included parts of the valley proper and areas north and south, extending to the Atlantic Ocean.
Wabash Cannonball "The Wabash Cannonball" is an American folk song about a mythical train, thought to have originated sometime in the late nineteenth century. Its first documented appearance was on sheet music published in 1882, titled "The Great Rock Island Route" and credited to J.
Wabash Cannonball (roller coaster) Wabash Cannonball was a steel corkscrew roller coaster at the now-defunct Opryland USA theme park in Nashville, Tennessee. Built by Arrow Dynamics in 1976, it was the second roller coaster added to the park following the Timber Topper.
Wabash College Wabash College is a small private liberal arts college for men, located in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Wabash, along with Hampden-Sydney College, Deep Springs College, and Morehouse College, are the only four remaining mainstream all-men's liberal arts colleges in the United States.
Wabash Confederacy The Wabash Confederacy, also referred to as the Wabash Indians or the Wabash tribes, is a term used to describe a number of 18th century Native American villagers in the area of the Wabash River in what is now the U.S.