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2005-09-21 13:48:02

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bankrupt Northwest Airlines plans to lay off about 1,400 flight attendants, the union representing the workers said on Wednesday. The Professional Flight Attendants Association said in a posting on its Web site that the No. 4 U.S.


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'.