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2006-02-17 18:49:26

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - School officials and police said they were baffled on Friday over the sudden death of a 14-year-old girl who lost consciousness after being tossed into the air at cheerleading practice.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.