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2006-06-26 15:05:00

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines - and pray for sunny skies. The "Frisian Nuon Solar Challenge" race for boats powered exclusively by solar panels got off to a challenging start Monday, under cloud cover and a light drizzle.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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