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2005-09-14 10:45:32

BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin's Tegel airport was temporarily closed on Wednesday to allow the controlled explosion of a 1,000-pound (454 kg) U.S. World War Two bomb unearthed during construction work, police said. A flight carrying U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, in the German capital for a NATO defense ministers' meeting, took off from Tegel shortly before the airport was closed, U.S. officials said. Takeoffs and landings at the airport, one of Germany's busiest, were...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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