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2006-08-26 17:36:36

By Abdoulaye Massalatchi NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger said on Saturday two Italian tourists kidnapped by a former Saharan rebel group had been moved out of the country by their captors to a neighboring state but gave no further details. The two hostages were part of a group of more than 20 mainly Italian tourists seized while traveling in a convoy of vehicles in desert terrain in the West African country on Monday. The other hostages were freed on Tuesday. "The (two) abducted tourists...


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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.