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2008-10-27 09:00:26

Ryanair has announced the closure of its base at Valencia in Spain following the refusal of the Comunitat Valenciana to engage in constructive discussions in relation to the promotion of the airport and its routes across the airline's network in Europe. According to the company, the closure will lead to a loss of over 70 weekly flights, 750,000 passengers per annum and over 750 jobs in the region. Ryanair's investment of over $140 million will be moved to another base in its network....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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