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2008-09-30 06:00:27

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website Hanoi (VNA) -Four Vietnamese northern border provinces have signed minutes of their joint working groups' first meeting with a neighbouring Chinese province, pledging to increase cross-border cooperation. The joint working groups from the Vietnamese border provinces of Lao Cai, Ha Giang, Lai Chau and Dien Bien and the Chinese province of Yunnan held their first meeting in Sa Pa resort, Lao Cai, on Sept. 26-29 with a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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