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2005-06-30 11:24:10

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities on Thursdayreleased prominent Islamist Hassan Turabi, detained last yearon suspicion of plotting a coup, in a step towardreconciliation among Khartoum's political elite. Hundreds of supporters shouting "God is great" welcomedTurabi, a former ally of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, tohis Popular Congress party headquarters in the Sudanesecapital. Bashir said in a speech on Thursday that his government haddecided to release all political prisoners...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.