Quantcast

Latest Aurora Borealis Stories

2008-02-29 11:40:00

Throngs of people have gathered in the northern mining center of Yellowknife in hopes of catching a glimpse of an aurora borealis.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.