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2008-08-25 09:00:00

RAMONA, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The October 2003 Southern California wildfires claimed 800,000 acres of land, 3,657 homes and killed 22 people. In San Diego County, the Cedar Fire became the largest fire on record in state history.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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