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2005-07-26 00:16:37

By Ibon Villelabeitia ABOARD THE HEJAZ RAILWAY (Reuters) - Early last century, the biggest threat to the Hejaz Railway was Britain's T.E. Lawrence and his camel-mounted Arab rebels, who sabotaged the desert track to attack trains packed with Turkish soldiers.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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