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2006-07-03 08:30:13

MADRID (Reuters) - Up to 30 people were killed on Monday when an underground train careered off the tracks and overturned in the Spanish city of Valencia, Spanish government officials said on Monday. The accident came as Valencia prepared to play host to Pope Benedict for a two-day visit starting on Saturday and pilgrims were already arriving in the seaside city. About 150 people were evacuated from the station platform and there were unconfirmed Spanish media reports of people...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.