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'En Mis Palabras' Features Two Languages, Cultures: The Bilingual Performance Tells the Story of a Mexican Immigrant Family
By Perry Swanson, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 8--A free opera performance at Colorado College this evening tells the story of a Mexican immigrant family and a teenage girl's struggle to come to terms with her father's culture.
Word of the Day
- Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
- To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.