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2005-09-10 13:32:12

BELFAST (Reuters) - Protestant demonstrators clashed with police in Belfast on Saturday, hurling blast bombs, petrol bombs and bricks after a contentious parade by Orangemen near a nationalist area of the city. Heavily armed riot police fired baton rounds and used water cannon on the angry crowd of around 500 on west Belfast's Springfield Road, and officers also confronted stone-throwing mobs in the north and east of the city. "We are coming under sustained attack in west Belfast,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.