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    a bullet made of rubber or plastic, which is not intended to cause serious injury, used by police to control violent crowds

    The Metropolitan Police said today it had not ruled out the use of baton rounds for the first time on the streets of Britain as London braced itself for yet another night of violence.

    Submitted by Harry Spark from United Kingdom on 12/08/2011


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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