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2006-05-10 17:52:40

BEIJING - The ruins of a 2,000-year-old walled city have been found in a reservoir on China's northeastern border with North Korea, China's official news agency reported Wednesday. The mud-covered ruins were exposed when the water level in the Yunfeng Reservoir was lowered for repairs, Xinhua News Agency said, citing government officials. The reservoir is on a tributary of the Yalu River, which forms the border of the two countries. The report said the ruins, near the present-day city of...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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