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 for Identities
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Identity \I*den"ti*ty\, n.; pl. Identities. [F. identit['e],
     LL. identitas, fr. L. idem the same, from the root of is he,
     that; cf. Skr. idam this. Cf. Item.]
     1. The state or quality of being identical, or the same;
        sameness.
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              Identity is a relation between our cognitions of a
              thing, not between things themselves. --Sir W.
                                                    Hamilton.
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     2. The condition of being the same with something described
        or asserted, or of possessing a character claimed; as, to
        establish the identity of stolen goods.
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     3. (Math.) An identical equation.
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