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2010-03-18 12:00:00

SEATTLE, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Swedish Consulate announces "Sweden Week," a weeklong celebration May 2 through 9, 2010, honoring the strong and enduring relationship between the Kingdom of Sweden and Washington State. Sweden Week celebrates the 100th anniversary of Swedish Hospital and the 101st anniversary of the founding of University of Washington's Scandinavian Department. "Sweden Week" will be officially proclaimed during a public grand opening event on May 2....


Word of the Day
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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