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2008-08-31 21:00:15

Arizona's future water needs might be met by a planned desalination plant in Mexico, officials say. The Arizona Republic reported Sunday that officials are studying the idea of importing filtered ocean water from a desalination plant planned for Puerto Penasco, Mexico, 60 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border. The state could get billions of gallons a year from the Mexican plant, the report said. Some Arizona water managers say the state could team with Puerto Penasco to build a larger...


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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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