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CODEL
 n.— «What follows is a brief diary of CODEL (congressional delegation) Wright, the official name for the trip the Fort Worth Democrat led to Madrid, Kiev, Moscow and Berlin.» —“he road to Moscow: If it’s Monday, this must be Kiev” by Mark Nelson in Kiev, U.S.S.R Dallas Morning News (Texas) June 7, 1987. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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