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2005-11-05 23:46:00

By Rob Selna BOLINAS, Calif (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, received a warm welcome on Saturday from a coastal hamlet north of San Francisco with a reputation for being standoffish to visitors. After viewing hurricane-devastated New Orleans and making an official visit to the White House earlier in the week, the prince and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, focused on a topic close to Charles' heart -- organic farming. The couple started the day at a...

2005-11-04 20:21:43

By Kevin Krolicki and Russell McCulley NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, climbed a New Orleans levee on Friday to see firsthand the devastation caused when Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed the barriers and flooded the historic city. The visit, seen as helping to focus international attention on the recovery effort, was one stage in the royal couple's tour of the United States, which also included a visit to New York and a state dinner at the White...

2005-11-04 15:35:16

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twenty years after Princess Diana upstaged her husband with a White House dance with John Travolta, Britain's Prince Charles and his new wife Camilla made a quieter impact in the U.S. capital on a visit that ended on Friday. "I think they did splendidly," said Eleanor Herman, author of "Sex with Kings," at the end of the royal couple's three-day Washington visit. "I think that Camilla has a very hard act to follow in Diana. Diana was like...

2005-11-03 17:11:20

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles, whose passion for architecture won him a $25,000 prize on Thursday, said he planned to donate the money to help rebuild communities in hurricane-ravaged Mississippi. "My wife and I were utterly horrified to see the terrible scenes of destruction wrought by the hurricane across New Orleans and the surrounding area," Charles told a gathering at the National Building Museum, where he was accompanied by his wife,...

2005-11-02 21:39:11

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, visited the White House on Wednesday on their first formal trip together to the U.S. capital, where memories of the late Princess Diana are still strong. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush hosted the royal couple for lunch and dinner. Mrs. Bush accompanied them on a visit to the SEED School, a public boarding school that educates urban students. They were attended by the...

2005-11-02 17:23:02

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, visited the White House on Wednesday on their first formal trip together to the U.S. capital, where memories of the late Princess Diana are still strong. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush were hosting the royal couple for lunch and dinner, and Mrs. Bush accompanied Charles and Camilla on a visit to the SEED School, a public boarding school that offers intensive academic...

2005-11-02 11:34:45

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, headed for the White House on Wednesday for their first joint visit to the U.S. capital, where memories of the late Princess Diana's glamour are still strong. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush were hosting the royal couple for lunch and dinner, and Mrs. Bush was to accompany Charles and Camilla on a visit to the SEED School, which offers intensive academic education to urban...

2005-11-01 18:03:40

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, began an eight-day U.S. trip with a visit to Manhattan's Ground Zero and the dedication of the British Memorial Garden to honor victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks. After a private tour of the razed site of the World Trade Center's twin towers, the royals spent 10 minutes of reflection among mementos left to honor those who died at the "family room," reserved for relations of victims of the...

2005-10-25 17:45:34

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles has given a rare interview to U.S. television that will be broadcast on the eve of his first joint official tour with his new wife, Camilla. CBS television's 60 Minutes said correspondent Steve Kroft interviewed the heir to the British throne last month in the English village of Poundbury -- the prince's pioneer project in social and ecological harmony. Details of the interview were not immediately available. It will be aired on...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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