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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
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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