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2011-07-14 00:41:00

XINJIANG, China, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) and the Government of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region today entered into a framework agreement to pursue development of a state-of-the-art 50 million-ton-per-year surface mine that would operate over multiple decades. The agreement was signed today during a ceremony in the Xinjiang capital of Urumqi with Peabody Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H.


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'.