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2008-09-17 09:01:00

Text of report by Solomon Islands locally-owned newspaper website, Solomon Times Online on 15 September [By Joy Basi] Another 25 more students intending to study medicine will leave the country for Cuba at the end of the month. This was confirmed by the Ministry of Health's under-secretary for health care, Dr Cedric Alependava in an interview last week. "Under the agreement between the Cuban government and the Solomon Islands government there are 50 scholarship for 2007-2008 offered for...


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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