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International News Archive - June 27, 2009

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One of Italy's last bastions of male privilege has been breached with the coming of the first female gondolier in Venice, observers said.

Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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