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MENHADEN

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 130 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MENHADEN, economically one of the most important fishes of the United States, known by a great number of local names, " menhaden " and " mossbunker " being those most generally tvL11. 5 fortified in 1578, and in x685 Vauban made it one of the strongest places on the French frontier, but the fortifications were razed in 1948 by the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle.
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