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
- Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
- Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.