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2014-04-04 12:25:57

Latest quarter honors Shenandoah National Park in Va. FRONT ROYAL, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint today launched the America the Beautiful Quarters(®) Program coin honoring Shenandoah National Park in Va. This is the 22nd coin in the bureau's America the Beautiful Quarters Program, a multi-year initiative to honor national parks and other national sites. The coin's reverse (tails) design depicts a day hiker taking in the view from Little Stony Man...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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