International News Archive - August 30, 2010
A volcano in western Indonesia that has been dormant for more than 400 years erupted for the second straight day Monday, blasting hot ash more than a mile into the air and forcing the evacuation of 30,000 people in the region.
Word of the Day
- An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.