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

  • LochLinnhe An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean on the western coast of Scotland. It is part of the Caledonian Canal waterway.


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  • MUSCAT, Oman AFP – Reigning world road race champion Thor Hushovd has admitted his days of pushing to the front in a bid to win every bunch sprint that is within his grasp are now practically over.

    Thor Hushovd targets Paris-Roubaix, worlds defence

  • MUSCAT, Oman — After more than two years in Iranian custody, two Americans convicted as spies took their first steps toward home Wednesday as they bounded down from a private jet and into the arms of family for a joyful reunion in the Gulf state of Oman.

    Iran Hikers Release: Jailed Americans Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal Freed From Prison

  • MUSCAT, Oman AP Women can be a major power in convincing Mideast leaders to agree to a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal, U.S.

    Clinton: Women can be force for Mideast peace

  • MUSCAT, Oman -- Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates had to fly and sail halfway around the world to break out of the Pentagon bubble.

    Gates stops in Oman, visits carrier

  • MUSCAT, the largest city in Arabia, is the chief emporium of trade between Persia, Arabia, and India, and the capital of a state of the same name, which is governed by a sovereign called the Imaum, or Sultan.

    A Geography for Beginners.

  • MUSCAT, Oman - Oman says that only a single woman has been elected to the nation's top advisory council despite a push by female candidates that followed pro-reform unrest in the Arabian peninsula nation. rss feed

  • MUSCAT Reuters - Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, changing six ministers in "the public's interest," one week after a rare protest calling for political reform.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • 'MUSCAT Reuters - Oman's ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said replaced two key ministers Saturday in response to protests across the Gulf Arab nation calling for political reforms and jobs.

    The Guardian World News

  • MUSCAT, Oman, March 8 UPI -- Protesters in Oman said they plan to continue their …

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  • MUSCAT, Oman - Oman's ruler granted lawmaking powers Sunday to officials outside the royal family in the boldest reforms yet aimed at quelling protests for jobs and a greater public role in politics.

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