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2006-04-19 03:39:21

BISTRET, Romania (Reuters) - Seven thousand Romanians were evacuated overnight after a dam on the Danube was breached, raising the danger the swollen river would submerge their low-lying villages. Officials said rescue teams were working round the clock to mend the dam.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]