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2011-11-03 11:00:00

Vietnam-Visa.org has recently initiated a column of Vietnamese embassy information, which, though not new, is one of the greatest ideas ever. (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Vietnam-Visa.org has recently initiated a column of Vietnam embassy information, which, though not new, is one of the greatest ideas ever. Vietnam-visa.org now embraces the most comprehensive information regarding addresses and contacts of Vietnamese embassies in each country, with customized tips for visa applicants based on...

2011-03-16 09:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed all system requirements and testing of the Upgraded Early Warning Radar at Thule Air Base, Greenland. With this upgrade, the UEWR at Thule is ready to conduct the missile defense mission as a critical component of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. "The Raytheon-led team delivered solid program performance and flawless execution during the Thule upgrade," said Dave Gulla, vice president National...

2011-03-02 00:00:27

There are two Vietnams today. One that is real and the other that exists only in the mind's eye of the soldiers who fought there more than thirty-five years ago. The Vietnam of today has five-star resorts like the Sheraton Hanoi, set on the same streets, where between 1964 and 1975, at the so-called Hanoi Hilton, American POWs were housed at Hoa Lo. For many Americans, they have moved on, for thousands of others Vietnam remains exactly as it was"”a battlefield. Sterling Heights, MI...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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