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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See willow.


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  • Engineers have built roads to carry oil through the Taklimakan, a desert where the dunes encroach so rapidly that guards have to be posted every 5 kilometers to maintain the 400-kilometer rose-willow defense line against the sands.

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