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2014-03-26 16:20:26

More than 12 million passengers voted on worldwide airport travel experiences RICHMOND, BC, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Vancouver International Airport (YVR) was named #1 Airport in North America for the fifth consecutive year by Skytrax World Airport Awards in Barcelona, Spain on March 26, 2014. This exceptional honour marks only the second time in award history that any airport has earned top ranking five years in a row. YVR also remains one of the world's best airports, the only...

2014-03-12 08:21:44

New kiosks speed customs entry process for international travellers VANCOUVER, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR) today announced the sale of 74 Automated Passport Control (APC) BorderXpress kiosks to the world's busiest airport - Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). This innovative kiosk technology will greatly expedite the customs entry process for eligible passengers at ATL. BorderXpress APC kiosks typically reduce the U.S....

2014-01-08 16:20:29

Vancouver International Airport Ushers in the Year of the Dreamliner RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Vancouver International Airport (YVR) ushered in the Year of the Dreamliner today with Japan Airlines' announcement that it will begin Boeing 787 operations on its daily non-stop service between YVR and Tokyo's Narita Airport (NRT) beginning Monday, February 3, 2014. This inaugural will mark the first-ever scheduled arrival of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner to YVR. "Metro Vancouver's...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

Vancouver Airport Authority Launches Unique Contest to Select a Live@YVR Correspondent to Live, Eat and Sleep at YVR for 80 Days To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/vancouver-port-authority/around-the-airport-in-80-days RICHMOND, BC, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Vancouver Airport Authority is on the lookout for an awesome storyteller who's got what it takes to come live at YVR for 80 days and 80 nights and tell the unique, interesting and...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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