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2005-07-07 11:43:15

By Francois Thomazeau NANCY, France (Reuters) - Italy's Lorenzo Bernucci steered clear of a big pile-up on the final bend to win a rain-soaked sixth stage of the Tour de France Thursday. The stage looked set for a mass sprint finish after the 199-km run from Troyes, only for riders to start skidding out of contention in a treacherous final kilometer in Nancy. Bernucci, 25, took advantage of the confusion to finish on his own, ahead of Kazakh Alexander Vinokourov. Germany's Robert Foerster...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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