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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. "This is a great bid from a great city for the greatestinternational event there is," Clinton told a news conferenceacross the road from the Raffles City Convention Center whereInternational Olympic Committee delegates will vote onWednesday. The...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin