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2009-07-22 05:26:18

On Tuesday, Lebanon's Jeita Grotto was selected as one of the finalists for the seven natural wonders of the world, facing the Amazon, Mount Vesuvius and others for a spot on the prestigious list.

2008-07-06 00:00:18

You might have to dig deep to find the answers to some of these questions! 1. Some of the silver found in the Crown Jewels was mined here, off the North Devon coast. Where? 2. This mineral was once mined extensively in the Brendon Hills. What was it? 3.

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2007-11-20 18:00:00

Archaeologists on Tuesday unveiled an underground grotto believed to have been revered by ancient Romans as the place where a wolf nursed the city's legendary founder Romulus and his twin brother Remus.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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