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2009-06-18 15:17:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA cloud observation project is on a 13-month adventure to help promote ocean health. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) S'COOL, Students' Cloud Observations On-Line, was invited by the Around the Americas project to circumnavigate North and South America aboard the Ocean Watch, a steel-hulled, 64-foot sailboat.

2009-01-12 10:26:00

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.