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Tiger Mountain (Washington) mountain in Washington, United States of America

Tiger Mountain is a mountain in the U.S. state of Washington.

Hushan Great Wall cordon

The Hushan or Tiger Mountain Great Wall, known to Koreans as Bakjak Fortress, is considered by Chinese academia to be the most easterly known part of the Great Wall of China. About 600 metres of remains were excavated here in 1989. In 1992, a section of wall was renovated and opened to the public, forming a popular tourist attraction. The wall runs for about 1,200 metres over Hushan.

Tygerberg Nature Reserve

Tygerberg Nature Reserve is a 300-hectare (740-acre) nature reserve on the Tygerberg Hills, Bellville, Western Cape in the northern suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa.

Fictional place

Qu Bo (writer) Chinese novelist

Qu Bo was a Chinese novelist. His name was also translated as Chu Po. Qǔ (曲), the family name, has meanings of curve, melody and tune. Bō (波) stands for ripples and waves. His first book Tracks in the Snowy Forest (林海雪原) made him one of the most popular authors at the time.

Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy is a Peking opera, and one of the eight model plays allowed during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. The story is based on the novel Lin hai xue yuan (林海雪原) by Qu Bo, which in turn, is based on the real-life story of an incident in 1946 during the Chinese Civil War, involving a communist reconnaissance team soldier Yang Zirong (杨子荣) who disguised himself as a bandit to infiltrate a local gang of bandits, eventually helping the main communist force destroy the bandits. Unlike other characters depicted in the opera and novel, most of the names of both the protagonists and the bandits are real.

Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy is a Chinese film from 1970, during the height of the Cultural Revolution. The film was directed by Xie Tieli and was based on a contemporary Beijing opera, one of the eight model plays allowed during the Cultural Revolution. The story is based on the novel Lin hai xue yuan (林海雪原), and tells the story of an incident in 1946, during the Chinese Civil War.

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Ham Polo Club

Ham Polo Club is a Hurlingham Polo Association Polo Club situated in Richmond in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, southwest London, England. It is one of the oldest polo clubs in the United Kingdom and the last surviving club in London. The club occupies a location between Richmond Park and the River Thames overlooked by Ham House, eight miles from Hyde Park Corner. The club's facilities include three polo fields, a stick and ball field, an exercise track, livery service, coaching and a members' clubhouse with a restaurant and bar. Polo is played at Ham Polo Club between May and September. There are around 125 playing members at Ham and several hundred social members.

<i>Life on Earth</i> (Tiny Vipers album) 2009 studio album by Tiny Vipers

Life on Earth is the second full-length album released by Tiny Vipers on Sub Pop Records on July 7, 2009. In a June 2009 track review, Pitchfork Media awarded "Dreamer" their Best New Music accolade.

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The tiger(Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species.

Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy is a Communist Chinese Revolutionary opera.

Mount Longhu mountain

Mount Longhu, is located in Jiangxi, China. It is famous for being one of the birthplaces of Taoism, with many Taoist temples built upon the mountainside. It is particularly important to the Zhengyi Dao as it the Shangqing Temple and the Mansion of the Taoist Master are located here. It is known as one of the Four Sacred Mountains of Taoism.

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Taking Tiger Mountain is the second solo album by English musician Brian Eno, released in November 1974 by Island Records. Unlike his debut album Here Come the Warm Jets, Eno used a core band of five instrumentalists and used fewer guest musicians. Also participating was guitarist and co-writer Phil Manzanera, who had played with Eno in Roxy Music. To help guide the production of the album, Eno and Peter Schmidt developed instruction cards called Oblique Strategies to use through the creative process of the album.

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