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2005-09-29 21:35:18

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed on Thursday a bill that would have banned public schools from using "Redskins" as a sports team name because it is racist. "Administrative decisions regarding athletic team names, nicknames or mascots should be retained at the local level," Schwarzenegger said in his written veto statement. The Republican governor vetoed a similar bill last year. At least five California public high schools have teams named the...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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