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2014-06-09 12:27:55

Thai House Restaurant of Nantucket, MA has been honored with a recognition by Cape Cod Life in its selection of "Best Of The Cape & Islands." NANTUCKET, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2014-05-27 12:21:42

Interactive and Educational Exhibit on Maritime Lifesaving Practices Now Open in Nantucket NANTUCKET, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

2014-03-14 16:20:59

Federal agencies violated Endangered Species Act and must go back to the drawing board to evaluate impacts and protection measures for birds and right whales WASHINGTON, March 14,


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.