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   The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition.  2000.
 
oubliette
 
SYLLABICATION:ou·bli·ette
PRONUNCIATION:  bl-t
NOUN: A dungeon with a trapdoor in the ceiling as its only means of entrance or exit.
ETYMOLOGY:French, from oublier, to forget, from Old French oblider, from Vulgar Latin *obltre, from Latin obltus, past participle of oblvsc. See lei- in Appendix I.
 
 
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  Ouagadougou ouch1  
 
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