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2005-10-03 07:09:53

MADRID, Spain -- Thousands of people across Portugal and Spain donned protective eyeglasses Monday to watch a rare and spectacular type of eclipse, which dimmed the Iberian peninsula beginning around 10 a.m. In Madrid, entire families and groups of enthusiasts met at the city's planetarium beneath a cloudless sky to watch the eclipse directly or on a giant television screen. The event began with the moon taking a bite off the top of the sun. During an annular eclipse, the moon masks the sun...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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