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2005-12-25 09:25:49

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy snow killed six people in Japan at the weekend, disrupted holiday traffic, left thousands of households without electricity and was blamed for a fatal passenger train derailment.

2005-12-24 23:59:57

TOKYO (Reuters) - Heavy snowfall throughout Japan killed five people, disrupted holiday traffic and left thousands of residents without electricity.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.