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International News Archive - September 03, 2010

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Peruvian authorities recently reported that the Amazon river is at its lowest level in over 40 years, causing trouble for regions that depend on its waters for transportation.

Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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