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2006-07-26 00:05:00

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A series of limestone caves west of Sydney, best known as a popular family tourist attraction, are in fact the world's oldest open caves, dating back 340 million years, Australian scientists say.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.