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2014-06-24 12:24:17

HANGZHOU, China, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 22th, the 38th World Heritage Conference was held in Doha, Qatar, and the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal was inscribed

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2011-07-05 06:00:00

Mass tourism, environmental neglect and rampant construction have a devastating effect on the lagoon city of Venice, warns Italy’s leading heritage group Italia Nostra.

2008-12-19 16:13:00

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.