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

  • abbr. commander
  • abbr. commissioner
  • abbr. commodore
  • abbr. commonwealth
  • abbr. communist


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  • Photo: REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch IHS Global Insight forecasts a moderate rebound in quarterly German GDP growth to around 0.6% in the third quarter, after a quarterly rise of just 0.1% in the second quarter.

    German, French Business Confidence Falls

  • Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters A policeman talked to tourists as he patrolled in front of the Hotel Adlon at Pariser Platz in Berlin.

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  • Photo: REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday issued a statement saying no decisions could be made by EU leaders by Sunday and promising to produce a comprehensive plan at a second EU summit to be held by Wednesday at the latest.

    Germany, France Delay Euro Rescue Plan

  • Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters A woman was comforted as she cried near flowers and candles in front of Oslo Cathedral.

    Breivik Attends Court Hearing

  • Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters RUNNING WITH TANKS: Children ran beside an armored military vehicle carrying German soldiers on the outskirts of Kunduz, Afghanistan, Thursday.

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  • Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters SOLDIER SANTA: A German army soldier wore a Santa Claus costume atop an armored vehicle that was leaving for a mission in Kunduz, Afghanistan, Monday.

    Photos of the Day: Dec. 6

  • Round PD, Hansson B, Pearson DJ, Kennerley PR & Bensch S (2007) Lost and found: the enigmatic large-billed reed warbler Acrocephalus orinus rediscovered after 139 years.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters Ms. Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer joined President Obama and his wife for a photograph after the welcome ceremony.

    Obama Seeks Europe's Support for War Strategy

  • Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters German police commandos stood guard on a roof as Mr. Obama and Ms. Merkel spoke.

    Obama Visits Europe

  • Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters SLAYING A DRAGON: An actor performed with a remote-controlled dragon to advertise the medieval show "Arena Temporis" in Berlin Wednesday.

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