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2005-07-05 11:33:01

By John Chalmers SINGAPORE (Reuters) - New York wheeled out U.S. SenatorHillary Clinton as the race to host the 2012 Olympics enteredthe final straight on Tuesday, counting on the famous formerfirst lady to make a strong case for the Big Apple.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]