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2005-10-29 01:47:55

By S. Radha Kumar HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Up to 150 people were feared killed when seven coaches of a passenger train derailed in southern India on Saturday after a bridge collapsed in heavy rain, a railway official said. The accident in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh occurred as a storm lashed the region, causing floods in low-lying areas. "A railway bridge across a stream collapsed due to heavy rains leading to the derailment. About 150 people are feared dead. So far...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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