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2006-01-03 14:19:39

By Niklas Pollard STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Stockholm's first day of a congestion charging experiment proved a success in reducing traffic on Tuesday when the number of vehicles entering the city center dropped by about a sixth. The test run in the Swedish capital, involving a maximum charge of 60 crowns ($7.50) a day, will last until July and Stockholm residents will vote in September on whether to make the world's most extensive congestion charging system permanent. "Traffic in...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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