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2005-07-01 17:31:31

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A woman was seriously injured on Fridaywhen an explosion ripped through her car at a beach resortsouth of Beirut, security sources said. They said the woman, Abeer Harb, had no politicalaffiliations and the attack appeared to be motivated bypersonal and family problems. The bomb exploded when Harb tried to get into the car inthe parking lot of the Lebanon Beach resort on the Khaldecoastal strip. She was taken to hospital in a seriouscondition. "We were on the beach. We...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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