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2008-08-11 09:00:55

Body of HK mountaineer missing for 10 years cremated in NW China URUMQI, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- A body discovered by Chinese glacier researchers by chance last month on Mount Bogda in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has been cremated, said local police on Thursday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.