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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.

    Potential African Record Black Marlin Eaten By Sharks 2010

  • The Dow industrials ended an eight-day win streak, falling 10.60 points to 12229.29.

    What's News: Business 2011

  • Israel's tourism ministry sponsored the eight-day trip.

    Photos of the Day: Feb. 28 2011

  • 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, offers an eight-day walking holiday from £690pp, including accommodation, meals, maps and baggage transfer, but excluding flights (flights can be booked on request).

    New ways to explore Portugal 2011

  • And he's not much for negotiating an end to the eight-day impasse.

    Off the fence on Wisconsin 2011

  • 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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