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International News Archive - September 11, 2012

Egyptian Settlement Confirmed In Jaffa Excavations

Jaffa is the world's oldest documented port. Since the 2nd millennium BC, Jaffa has seen intense trading activity. Jaffa, or Yafo, is on the coast of Israel between Caesarea and Gaza, about 60 km northwest of Jerusalem.

Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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