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Expedition To Legendary City Of Troy Begins In 2013
2012-10-16 12:57:15

The city-state of Troy is the stuff of legends, with mythical heroes, women of unsurpassed beauty and a fabled wooden horse. Now a cross-disciplinary team of scientists will begin a new excavation project in 2013.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.