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2008-07-09 12:00:44

Several small border communities in Quebec fear plans to expand an upstate New York dump will contaminate their water supply, officials said. The existing dump is about 100 acres in Westville, N.Y., some 3 miles south of the border, and authorities want to expand it to 600 acres, the Gazette newspaper in Montreal reported. The mayors of several small Quebec villages told the newspaper wells would eventually be contaminated by dump run-off into the Chateauguay River and major agricultural...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin