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2005-09-10 03:30:51

NICOSIA (Reuters) - A Cypriot army aircraft crashed into a residential area near a British base on the island on Saturday, narrowly missing a packed church and a 13th century Crusaders' castle, police and witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of casualties but it was thought that there were two people in the single-engine plane, police said. Witnesses said at least one home was ablaze in the village of Kolossi, which is on the southern coast of the island some 5 km (3...

2005-09-10 02:42:40

NICOSIA (Reuters) - A small aircraft crashed into a residential area near a British military base in Cyprus on Saturday morning, police and witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of casualties. Witnesses said at least one home was ablaze in the village of Kolossi, which is on the southern coast of the island some 5 km (3 miles) east of the Royal Air Force base of Akrotiri.


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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