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between and from the corpus with smoothing of .  
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1800 - 1839 1840 - 1963 1964 - 1977 1978 - 1990 1991 - 2008 cruciferae English
1800 - 1946 1947 - 1998 1999 - 2000 2001 - 2006 2007 - 2008 brassicaceae English

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