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Entertainment News Archive - January 02, 2010

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Together with KTLA, the Tournament of Roses announced Cal Poly Universities as the winner of the second annual Viewers' Choice Award. The float, themed "Jungle Cuts," received 20,788 votes out of a total of 50,535 votes submitted.

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.