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2008-10-10 12:00:23

By David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer The Italian band Fiamma Fumana grew out of a disappointment and a wonderment. The band members were dismayed that traditional ballads of their region of northern Italy were dying out. And they were in awe of the female vocal tradition of the region known as Emilia Romagna, which sweeps up from the right bank of the Po River all the way to the Adriatic Sea. "There were very few younger people interested in this music," band member Alberto Cottica...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.