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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. The Danube remains at its highest level in more than a century in the Balkans, but heavy rains and melting snow were expected to further swell Europe's second-largest river. Gendarmes and soldiers rushed thousands of...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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