[PacificEnvironmental] Ecoterrorism -- (news item) (fwd)

Leslie Schentag (wy497@victoria.tc.ca)
Thu, 11 Mar 1999 20:21:47 -0800 (PST)


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---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 18:21:01 PST
From: robin s <robbi01@hotmail.com>
Reply-To: PacificEnvironmental@onelist.com
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Subject: [PacificEnvironmental] Ecoterrorism -- (news item)

From: "robin s" <robbi01@hotmail.com>

"Ecoterrorism" added to Webster's Dictionary.

"Ecoterrorism" has been officially deemed a word by Merriam Webster.
Merriam Webster adds two to three dozen words every year.  This year,
"Ecoterrorism" was added.  The complete entry reads:
(E-kO-ter-&r-i-z&m) function: noun.  Date: 1987. 1: sabotage intended to
hinder activities that are considered damaging to the environment 2:
political terrorism intended to damage an enemy's natural environment. -
eco*ter*ror*ist/-&r-ist/ noun or adjective.

(_Orange County Register_, December 22, 1998 and Merriam Webster's web 
site
at http://www.dictionary.com)
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