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2011-01-21 10:10:00

The "World" project "” an artificial archipelago of 300 small islands arranged in the shape of a world map "” is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence presented to a property tribunal in the emirate, the Telegraph reports. Only one of the islands is inhabited, and the financial crisis has halted work on the project. The "Ëœglobe' effect is most impressive when spotted by satellite, but visitors to Dubai who scale the Burg Khalifa - the tallest building in the...


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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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