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2006-07-19 22:20:41

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gunmen seized and executed a former Mexican congressman in Acapulco on Wednesday, the latest incident in a spate of violence to afflict the Pacific resort city. Juan Jose Nogueda was found shot dead less than an hour after gunmen driving a sport-utility vehicle grabbed him in front of startled tourists on the city's main street. Acapulco in recent months has become a battleground between two cartels fighting for control of the lucrative drug trade. Nogueda,...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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