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2009-01-07 12:25:00

More than 200 locations from 222 countries will compete in an online poll to determine the new seven wonders of nature. "We are calling on people all over the world to actively show their appreciation for our ... natural world by joining together to celebrate the most extraordinary sites on our planet," said Tia Viering, spokeswoman of the Swiss-based New 7 Wonders campaign. The foundation has collected 441 nominations over the Internet since it began operations in 2007. After preliminary...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.