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2008-07-17 09:01:11

Text of report in English by website of independent Indonesian news magazine Tempo on 17 July [by Ahmad Fikri] Bandung: West Java Mining and Energy Office has proposed five new geothermal sites to be considered as power plants. They are located at Mount Papandayan, Ciremai, Cikuray, Guntur Masigit and Malabar. "Mount Papandayan and Ciremai are still under [state oil concern] Pertamina's management," West Java Mining and Energy Office chief Tb. Hisni [said] in Bandung yesterday. For these...


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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