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- adjective lasting for eight days
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Over the course of the eight-day event, more than 100,000 people will visit the island, as 8,500 competitors—the majority of whom are amateurs—take part in a variety of races on a mixture of classic and modern boats.
Sailing in the Eye of the Wind William Lyons 2011
On the morning of Nov. 6, Mike Jankowitz and Jerome Sedgwick were fishing the last day of the eight-day Bazaruto Invitational Marlin Competition, a catch an release tournament held in an archipelago of five islands just off the southern tip of Mozambique.
The Dow industrials ended an eight-day win streak, falling 10.60 points to 12229.29.
Israel's tourism ministry sponsored the eight-day trip.
The secretive eight-day meeting takes place once every five years, and delegates refer to each other as "comrade."
Vietnam Wraps Up Party Congress By MARGIE MASON 2011
His first major goal is the eight-day Paris-Nice, starting next Sunday, followed by his first Milan-San Remo.
Inside Cycling with John Wilcockson: Man of the week Sagan — a Merckx in the making? 2011
Half the china on the table was shattered, while the eight-day clock stopped.
• UTracks (0845 241 7599, utracks.com) offers an eight-day walking holiday from £690pp, including accommodation, meals, maps and baggage transfer, but excluding flights (flights can be booked on request).
And he's not much for negotiating an end to the eight-day impasse.
Sierra Club After some conservation work, sharing an oceanside view with elephant seals on California's Big Sur coast The Sierra Club sponsors an annual eight-day trip to the lighthouse, whose grounds are a breeding spot for the once-endangered elephant seal.
Saving the World—One Vacation at a Time Anne Tergesen 2011
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