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2009-04-29 09:15:00

CLEVELAND, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 1, 80-year-old community activist Joan Southgate of Cleveland, Ohio, plans to "complete the circle" she began in 2002 by walking 250 miles from St. Catharines, Ontario, to Cleveland's Cozad-Bates House. In her journey to honor the conductors and fugitives brought together along the Underground Railroad, Southgate walked 519 miles in 2002 and 2003 from the one-time anti-slavery stronghold of Ripley in southern Ohio to Cleveland and on to...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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