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large river in northern Italy, from Latin Padus, a name of Celtic origin.
The symbol for the element polonium.
The symbol for polonium.
piece of shit: coffeemaker's a POS
people of northwestern Yunnan province, southwest China. Minjia is the Chinese (Pinyin) name for them; they call themselves Bai or Bo in their own language, which has been classified within the Yi group of Tibeto-Burman languages. Until recently the language was not written. It contains many words borrowed from Chinese but is itself a non-Chinese, tonal, polysyllabic language with a markedly different grammatical structure