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General News Archive - October 12, 2008

NEWS IN BRIEF :: IRAQ At least 3,000 Christians have fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in the past week, after shootings, evictions and kidnap attempts by Sunni Muslim extremists.

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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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