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Cento Italy

Cento, Italy

Hundreds of fields speckle the northern Italian landscape south of the Po River in this satellite image. Agriculture is one of the main economic uses of the Po Basin because of the fertile soils, and this image clearly...
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flittermouse
  • A bat; a reremouse; a flindermouse.
This word is in imitation of the German 'fledermaus.' 'Die Fledermaus' ('The Bat') is an operatta composed by Johann Strauss II.
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