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General News Archive - September 02, 2010

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The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 have been called the defining moment of our time.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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