from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A mountain pass of central Europe between the Sudetes and the western Carpathian Mountains. It was long a strategic trade and communications route.


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  • But when I got inoccu-pation of a full new of his old basemiddelism, in ackshan, pagne pogne, by the veereyed lights of the stormtrooping clouds and in the sheenflare of the battleaxes of the heroim and mid the shieldfails awail of the bitteraccents of the sorafim and caught the pfierce tsmell of his aurals, orankastank, a suphead setrapped, like Peder the Greste, altipaltar, my bill it forsooks allegiance

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  • Owen & Mzee: The True Story Of A Remarkable Friendship written by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff & Paula Kahumbu; illustrated by Peter Greste

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  • On Tuesday, 18 August 2009, Peter Greste, a great photographer who also writes and films for the BBC, visited renowned Kenyan artist, Mary Collis, who is working on a lion ‘adopted 'by Kenyan conservation NGO, WildlifeDirect, and took some pictures of the work in progress.

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  • "From Owen's first approach for protection to Mzee's unexpected tolerance, the photographs, mostly by BBC photojournalist [Peter] Greste, capture the pair eating, swimming, snuggling and playing together.

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