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2011-07-01 15:55:00

WATERFORD, Ireland, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - 50 Vessels, 12 Countries, 500,000 Festival-goers The Irish will welcome over 50 majestic Tall Ships from 12 countries, some 1,400 sail trainees and an anticipated 500,000 maritime, music and festival fans to the quays of Waterford City this weekend for the biggest party of 2011. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/tourismireland/50520/ The Tall...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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