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2008-10-13 12:00:30

Text of report in English by Vietnamese radio text website on 13 October As of November, transport vehicles from Vietnam and China will be allowed to pass through the border area between Huu Nghi (Friendship) gate in Vietnam's Lang Son Province and Pengqiang gate in China's Guangxi Province. A preliminary agreement to the effect has just been signed between transport management agencies at the border areas of the two countries in Pengqiang City. According to the Chinese People's Daily...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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