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2008-06-15 15:00:23

By Dan Heath, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jun. 15--CHAMPLAIN -- A campground at Kings Bay just south of Rouses Point is undergoing changes and renovations intended to make it as regal as the bay's name. Greg and Justin Fleming of Fleming Property Management are working with Jeff Peete of Champlain Valley Traditions to create Kings Bay Campground and RV Park at the former Kings Bay Resort, at the intersection of Route 9B and Point au Fer Road. Greg Fleming said owner Les...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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