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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.

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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