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  • A city of north-central Argentina northwest of Buenos Aires. It was founded in 1573. Population: 1,260,000.
  • A city of southern Spain on the Guadalquivir River east-northeast of Seville. Probably established by Carthaginians, it was later ruled by Romans and Visigoths. Under the Moors (711-1236) it was renowned as a cultural and intellectual center. Population: 324,000.

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  • This document can be acquired from a sub-directory coombspapers via anonymous FTP and COOMBS.UEST gopher on the node COOMBS. ANU.EDU.AU The document's ftp filename and the full directory path are given in the coombspapers top level INDEX file. date of the document's last update/modification 03/09/93

    Combat in the North Gallery

  • COOMBS: I've not worked on that case, I've not seen any of the evidence.

    CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2006

  • COOMBS: Well, I'll tell you this, I know about Deputy Mee because we used to laugh about his police reports.

    CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2006

  • COOMBS: Oh, Tony, you're a celebrity too but here's the thing that I call -- I call this the celebrity phenomenon.

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  • COOMBS: If you relax here, it -- it could cost you your life.

    CNN Transcript Nov 24, 2006

  • JAMES.COOMBS. U.S. ARMY: You always got to look for places to hide.

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  • COOMBS: When you box, your sense is that much more aware of what's going on around you.

    CNN Transcript Nov 24, 2006

  • COOMBS: I was, you know at first I just kind of shirked it off and I laughed and said, you know, just somebody else slamming the 9/11 widows.

    CNN Transcript Jun 12, 2006

  • COOMBS: I think they're on the right track to handling them and it's thanks to all the 9/11 widows and the 9/11 organizations that have been established to keep on the government to make sure that these things are going to be handled.

    CNN Transcript Jun 12, 2006

  • COOMBS: When that horn goes off, I got to make sure that the command group is accounted for.

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