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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
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    <allredirects garcontinue="Benelux|487" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
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      <page pageid="5465" ns="0" title="Servers" />
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      <page pageid="5515" ns="0" title="Server" />
      <page pageid="7334" ns="0" title="Banks of servers" />
      <page pageid="23986" ns="2" title="User:Kartografer/Basemap" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>