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2005-09-23 08:23:49

BAKU (Reuters) - The United States is to help its Caspian Sea ally Azerbaijan build a radar station on its border with Iran and another near Russia, a U.S. embassy official said on Friday. The Pentagon has said its aid is to help Azerbaijan's navy protect offshore oil deposits and to combat terrorism. Iran has been angered by U.S. military assistance to Azerbaijan in the past. "The United States has provided funds for the construction of radar stations in Astara, on the border with...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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