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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <allredirects garcontinue="Dāiadak" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page pageid="1020" ns="0" title="Cednìtıt" />
      <page pageid="610" ns="0" title="Culture of Ishe" />
      <page pageid="88" ns="0" title="Culture of Mɨdu" />
      <page pageid="545" ns="0" title="Cəssın" />
      <page pageid="1652" ns="0" title="Cɛbaun Kīn" />
      <page pageid="740" ns="0" title="Dagæm Islands" />
      <page pageid="12" ns="0" title="Delta Naidda" />
      <page pageid="654" ns="0" title="Doayâu" />
      <page pageid="1007" ns="0" title="Dumic languages" />
      <page pageid="1440" ns="0" title="Dumic languages/Sound changes" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>