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2008-08-26 18:00:00

By Laura Davis WE HOLD on tight to the sides of the Land Rover as it heads off the track, lurching from side to side like an elephant with an inner- ear infection. When it stops, on the top of a particularly steep dune, the conservation team leaps out and heads across the dunes, fanning out towards the distance in search of their quarry. "Found one!" comes the cry a few minutes later, and when we catch up with the two women they are kneeling on the ground to examine their discovery. "They...


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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.