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International News Archive - August 07, 2012

Mount Tongariro Erupts In New Zealand

A long-dormant New Zealand volcano erupted on Monday, spewing an ash cloud that disrupted flights and closed highways.

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.