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2009-09-18 12:19:19

The largest private mausoleum in Wisconsin will open to the public this weekend as part of a beer barons tour, a Milwaukee cemetery has announced. President Thomas Kursel of Forest Home Cemetery says visitors can tour the Blatz family mausoleum beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Built in 1896, the Blatz mausoleum was constructed of 525 tons of granite and features an interior of Italian marble. Permanent residents include the remains of Valentin Blatz and...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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