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2008-08-05 09:00:13

By Deb Acord You're headed to Rocky Mountain National Park for the day and you really want to hike. But you're taking Grandma and Grandpa with you, and they're more interested in strolling than hiking. And elevation? Forget about it. Fortunately, there's a place in this sprawling park where the grandparents can stroll while you get a workout. Your starting point: Sprague Lake, a popular day-use area off Bear Lake Road. The lake is picture-perfect, its surface glassy except for the...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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