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Term: Lietuva

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Settled by Liths by 1500 BC; local cultures flourished AD 1st-6th cen., traded with Rome & German tribes; retained non-Christian culture until conquered by German military orders 13-15th cen.; united with Poland 1386; controlled by Russia from 18th cen.;official language is Lithuanian.

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American, born Lithuania, 1903 - 1979