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2013-04-03 23:04:48

The Santa Clara County Open Space Authority is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors. The vacancy is for District 6, which includes the San Jose neighborhoods of Willow Glen, Naglee Park, Spartan-Keyes, Luna Park and Alum Rock. The vacancy is effective April 11, 2013. San Jose CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 The Santa Clara County Open Space Authority is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors. The vacancy is for District 6, which includes the San...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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