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2011-07-26 17:28:00

TOKYO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, or Amma (Mother) to her millions of devotees across the world, announced a donation of one million U.S. dollars (Approximately 4.5 crores) towards the relief and rehabilitation of Japanese disaster victims, particularly for the education of children who lost both their parents in the devastating March 11 tsunami. The donation will be made by Mata Amritanandamayi Center (MA Center) USA along with Amma's global...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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