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2006-01-10 03:10:06

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A new Bollywood film has cast dozens of Mumbai's famed bar dancers, raising hopes among them of a career in cinema after being banned from working in bars and pubs. In August, authorities of Maharastra state, of which Mumbai is the capital, closed down dance bars, saying they corrupt young men and breed crime and prostitution in India's financial and entertainment hub. After the ban, many dancers went away to other states to find work, many more reportedly entered...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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