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2012-05-27 23:01:41

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based travel agency, announced a day trip to the nomadic northern plateau, with a stop at holy Namtso Lake (4,700 meters in altitude). (PRWEB) May 27, 2012 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based Tibet travel agency, announced a day trip to the nomadic northern plateau, with a stop at holy Namtso Lake (4,700 meters in altitude). “North of Lhasa travelers can see the drokpa, Tibetan nomads who lead a traditional lifestyle,” Explore Tibet said. “The harsh...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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