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2005-11-01 12:25:21

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four of New York's best-known restaurants won the top "three-star" rating from France's Michelin on Tuesday, the first time the prestigious ranking has been given outside Europe. Le Bernardin, Per Se, Alain Ducasse and Jean-Georges were cited as "an exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey." The guide maker decided to publish its first North American guide in New York this year "because of the city's reputation as one of the world's leading...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin