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International News Archive - August 30, 2011

Mount Etna Begins 12th Eruption Of Year

Italy’s famed volcano Mt. Etna has erupted for the twelfth time this year, spewing lava and ash into the upper atmosphere.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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