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What does this syntax mean?

Last Modified: 2013-11-18
Totally new to XSL/XSLT - trying to decipher some existing code. I would like an English-language explanation of what each of the following does. What I don't know is the syntax with the square brackets and colons - I'd like to know specifically what that is doing. Thanks.

<xsl:template match="Item[parent::MenuDataResult">

<xsl:template match="Item[child::Menu | ItemType='Submenu']">

<xsl:template match="@*|node()"

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