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2010-09-02 06:00:00

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- It all occurred on just one tense and foreboding day, September 10, 1813, but the conflict proved to be one of the major battles of the War of 1812 that would see Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry and his sailors defeat the British Navy to secure the Great Lakes region for the U.S. once and for all. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100902/CL58486 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100902/CL58486 ) Two hundred years later The...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.