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Questions should usually be asked on python-list or elsewhere.

To answer, html5 was created from
https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/named-characters.html
with these issues and patches.
#11113 dc44f55cc9dc1d016799362c344958baab328ff4
       518dbfd7b5a4614b095befc62d1abf1588c7c14a
#16245 e6e96eea5157650be77306b15b28bc815e14c2f3

The peculiarities in the dict keys reflect peculiarities in the standard. For instance, msg163706 of #11113 says "the standard allows some charref to end without a ';', but not all of them."

I am leaving this open to add a link to the source file both in entities.py and the doc.  It shows examples of the entities.  A new one for me is smashp; 	U+02A33 	⨳.
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