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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <alllinks galcontinue="Buruya_Nzaysa/Texts" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page ns="0" title="Balanin dynasty" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="Baodan I" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="Barnágo" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="Bashidora Kichū" missing="" />
      <page ns="0" title="Boésin" missing="" />
      <page pageid="1635" ns="0" title="Black River Aséta" />
      <page pageid="1352" ns="0" title="Bronze Age" />
      <page pageid="241" ns="0" title="Buruya" />
      <page pageid="10" ns="0" title="Buruya Nzaysa" />
      <page pageid="351" ns="0" title="Buruya Nzaysa/Lexicon" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>