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2009-03-18 13:46:53

The historic Hialeah Park horse racing venue has been given has a new racing permit, The Miami Herald reported. The permit was approved Wednesday by Florida gaming regulators. When it reopens, the national historic landmark will be allowed to host quarter horse races that resemble a quick sprint. The permit was approved with Florida's real estate market in shambles, but gambling is on the rise, and prevents the 220-acre landscaped facility from being demolished, the report said. It's just a...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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