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International News Archive - October 21, 2010

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Heavy mining and landslides threaten to destroy a Bolivian mountain that houses one of the largest silver deposits on Earth.

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.