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2008-08-19 18:00:24

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Kimberly Sorensen of Colorado State University, +1-970- 491-0757, Kimberly.Sorensen@colostate.edu FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 19/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the election season continues and Colorado prepares for the 2008 Democratic National Convention, Colorado State University has experts available to discuss a variety of topics related to politics and issues that are going to be discussed throughout the election process. Following is a list of faculty...


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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