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April 10, 2011

Z’s Arabic name was Gabal an-Nar (“the Mountain of Fire”).According to Adrian Room’s book Placenames of the World, the name Z is said to have originated from a Phoenician word attuna meaning “furnace.” He dismisses the theory that Z is from a Greek source meaning “I burn.”ID Z

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  1. shardul permalink
    April 10, 2011 9:40 pm

    mount etna

  2. April 11, 2011 5:11 am


    I see that you run a quizzing website!

    I just wanted to let you know about my quiz blog @ where I post questions regularly.. The questions are of a general nature and cover a wide variety of topics.. Do take a look and if you appreciate it, do add the blog to your blogroll!


    The Trooper

    • Qrish permalink*
      April 11, 2011 6:47 pm

      yup!sir certainly!pls do add us on yours too!

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