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International News Archive - March 19, 2010

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With large and growing economies and populations, China and India will strongly influence the quality of the global environment for years to come.

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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