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Volcanic Eruption Of Japan's Coast Creates Tiny Island
2013-11-21 06:35:49

Japan, which sits on the so-called “Pacific Ring of Fire,” is now home to a new tiny island thanks to a submarine volcanic eruption, which was first reported by the Japanese navy and later confirmed by the country's coast guard.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.