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2014-02-26 08:25:17

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 25, the Indonesia-Russia: Investment Strategies business forum was held in Jakarta (Indonesia) as part of the 9th meeting of the Russian-Indonesian Joint Commission on Trade, Economic, and Technical Cooperation. The event was organized by the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum together with the Russian Business Council for Cooperation with Indonesia and the KADIN Indonesia Committee Russia &...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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