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2011-03-09 00:00:28

You’ve got green beer, green corned beef and cabbage, and your shamrock for St. Patrick’s Day.

2011-03-08 07:00:00

CHICAGO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no reason to drown your sorrows in a lonely pint if you can't be home to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Almost every major city has a parade honoring the saintly man who drove the snakes from Ireland.

2011-03-04 12:20:00

SAO PAULO and RIO DE JANEIRO, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin America's greatest master of illusion, Issao Imamura, will be one of this year's biggest Carnival attractions.

2011-02-17 04:00:00

Lord Provost of Glasgow, Bob Winter, announced as Parade Grand Marshal & Rt. Hon. The Earl of Caithness, PC as Honorary Parade Chairman NEW YORK, Feb.

2011-02-10 09:00:00

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every winter season thousands of visitors flock to the Dominican Republic (DR) to escape the arctic air of the north and unwind at luxurious hotels and resorts on the DR's sunny, pristine beaches.

2011-01-14 06:35:00

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It may still be over a month away, but Rio Carnival really is the mother of all street parties and there are just a few places left to experience this extravaganza with Tucan Travel in March.

2011-01-06 12:21:00

ROSEAU, Dominica, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover Dominica Authority today announced the calendar of events for its upcoming Carnival celebration.

2011-01-06 10:00:00

1001 ways to have fun outdoors this winter! QUEBEC CITY, Jan.

2010-12-16 09:00:00

MIAMI, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, Carnival Cruise Lines is infusing its fun spirit into the world's largest New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square.

2010-11-17 09:27:00

MIAMI, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The official start of the Holidays will get underway when the 14th annual Miracle on 136th Street Parade marches in to The Falls shopping center on November 20, 2010 at 4:00 p.m.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.