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2012-10-22 22:22:31

The extensive system of levees along the Mississippi River has done much to prevent devastating floods in riverside communities.

2011-06-06 13:10:00

KENNEBUNK, Maine, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rivers are an integral part of communities throughout the country, providing jobs, recreation and natural beauty.

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2009-10-20 15:16:24

Diverting sediment-rich water from the Mississippi River below New Orleans could generate new land in the river's delta in the next century.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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