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2008-08-11 09:01:01

Innovative arts festival set for Oct. and Nov. in HK HONG KONG, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The New Vision Arts Festival featuring innovative music, dance, theater and multimedia programs from Hong Kong and around the world will be held from Oct. 23 to Nov. 23, a government press release said on Saturday. According to a press release from the Information Services Department of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government, opening this year's festival from Oct. 23 to 25 is Wayne McGregor...


Word of the Day
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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