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2005-09-22 12:47:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita weakened to a still dangerous Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory on Thursday.


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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