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2009-10-22 08:45:00

BEIJING, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Mutianyu Great Wall offers visitors relaxed hiking, beautiful scenery and even a good cup of espresso. Travelers can be whisked up the mountain by cable car for hiking and return using a winding metal toboggan track. The China Guide is recommending this section of the Wall for travelers in Beijing; it is located just over an hour from the city and is much less touristy than other locations. The Mutianyu Great Wall is safe for hiking and perfect...


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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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