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KingAragorn

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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2007 7:14:42 AM

Name any place, city, state, region, country, etc. in alphabetic order
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2014 5:23:18 PM

Zion

"Road To Zion" by Bob Marley and The Wailers, a Rastifari influenced reggae song.

"Rastifari proclaims Zion, as reference to Ethiopia, the original birthplace of humankind, and from the beginning of the movement calls to repatriation to Zion, the Promised Land and Heaven on Earth."

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mafandoi
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2014 1:20:37 PM

Youngstown by Bruce Springsteen

This is about an unemployed steelworker in Youngstown, Ohio.

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2014 10:21:08 AM

Xanadu, China (also spelled Shangdu), the summer capital of Kublai Khan's Yuan Dynasty.
"Xanadu" by Olivia Newton-John and the Electric Light Orchestra (title song of the movie soundtrack)

The movie and song is a reference to a nightclub that was named after the city. The movie also quotes from "Kubla Khan", a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge that mentions the city.

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.

[Edited by: CatskillHiker at 11/25/2014 10:22:54 AM EST]
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2014 3:12:58 AM

Waterloo, Belgium
"Waterloo" by ABBA (using the site of Napoleon's surrender as a metaphor for a romantic surrender)

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2014 4:27:20 PM

Vancouver, Canada.

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"Vancouver" by Genesis.

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Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2014 4:00:17 PM

USSR (former Soviet Union)

"Back in the USSR" 1968 song by The Beatles.
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[Edited by: Hawk01 at 11/24/2014 4:07:09 PM EST]
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2014 8:11:26 AM

Toulouse, France.

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"Goodbye Toulouse" by The Stranglers.

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Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2014 12:59:24 AM

San Jose, California
"Do You Know the Way to San Jose" written for Dionne Warwick by Burt Bacharach

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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Pielededrac
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Rouen, Normandy, France.

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"Road to Rouen", by Supergrass.

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Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 6:45:06 PM

Quicksand, Kentucky

"Quicksand" 1963 song by Martha and the Vandellas (;-)

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 12:47:49 AM

Paris, France
"I Love Paris", written by Cole Porter

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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Bungee
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 12:06:02 AM

Orinico River in Venezuela and Colombia (South America)

Orinoco Flow - a 1988 song written and recorded by Irish singer Enya for her second studio album, Watermark.

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 10:01:17 PM

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

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"The Newcastle Song" by Bob Hudson.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 8:20:48 PM

Memphis, Tennessee

Song of the same name by Chuck Berry, Johnny Rivers, & many others.

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Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.


[Edited by: Hawk01 at 11/22/2014 8:21:34 PM EST]
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 8:05:50 PM

Liege, Belgium.

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"Il neige sur Liège" by Jacques Brel.

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Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 5:24:12 PM

Karelia Suite, region of Finland
"Karelia Suite", by Jean Sibelius, a collection of orchestral music based on Karelian folk music and songs.

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 2:59:16 PM

Jackson, Mississippi

"Jackson" recorded by Johnny Cash & June Carter, Nancy Sinatra, & others

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Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.

[Edited by: Hawk01 at 11/22/2014 3:00:22 PM EST]
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 2:40:58 PM

Indiana
"Indiana Wants Me", written and recorded by R. Dean Taylor. It was not a good driving song on the radio because of the police sirens in the soundtrack.

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 2:32:03 PM

Hobart, city in Tasmania, Australia.

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"Hobart Obit" by Augie March.

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Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.

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[Edited by: Pielededrac at 11/22/2014 2:32:29 PM EST]
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 11:55:56 AM

Grand Canyon

Song of the same name by Drive-By Truckers.
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Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.


[Edited by: Hawk01 at 11/22/2014 11:56:28 AM EST]
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2014 11:02:58 AM

Fukuoka, Japan.
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"Bachata en Fukuoka" by Juan Luis Guerra.

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Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.

[Edited by: Pielededrac at 11/22/2014 11:03:33 AM EST]
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 11:35:06 PM

Erie Canal, New York
("Fifteen Years on the Erie Canal", a.k.a. "Low Bridge, Everybody Down," "The Erie Canal Song," "Mule Named Sal," and "Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal")

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.

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Aneese1
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 6:15:01 PM

Dallas
, Texas


[Edited by: Aneese1 at 11/21/2014 6:15:53 PM EST]
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 6:08:21 PM

"Cadiz" in Spain.

Song by Hugh Cornwell.

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 6:02:40 PM

Bleecker Street, New York City

Song of the same name by Simon & Garfunkel

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 5:59:48 PM

Avignon, France

Site of the famous bridge, subject of "Sur le Pont d'Avignon" French song dating from the 15th century

Places mentioned in song titles this round, please.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 1:58:29 PM

filling in the Y city:

Yalikavak, Turkey
(a seaside resort on the Aegean coast, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea)

That completes this Mediterranean coast round. The next person gets to pick the next topic!
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mafandoi
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 1:26:18 PM

Zuwarah, Libya

Zuwara /z?'w?r?/ (Arabic: ??????, Berber: Tamurt n Wat Willul)[3] is a port city in northwestern Libya, with a population of around 180,000, famous for its beautiful beaches and abundant seafood.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 1:03:42 PM

Xghajra, Malta (a village on the east coast of Malta)

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 1:02:52 PM

The closest town (beginning with W) to the Mediterranean Sea that I could find is:

Wadi Zem-Zem, Libya (a settlement of nearly 7,000 residents, 10 miles from the coast, named after the seasonal stream that runs through it, a stream so nice that they named it twice)

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.

[Edited by: CatskillHiker at 11/21/2014 1:05:01 PM EST]
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 7:58:55 PM

Valencia, Spain.

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Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 6:44:09 PM

Ulcinj, Montenegro
(on the coast of the Adriatic Sea, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea)

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 5:29:18 PM

Tripoli, Libya

Capital and largest city of Libya

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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mafandoi
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 4:42:00 PM

Split, Croatia

Split (Croatian pronunciation: [splît]; Italian: Spalato, see Name section) is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia.

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 4:31:54 PM

Rijeka,
is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). It is located on Kvarner Bay, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea.

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Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 3:54:32 PM

Quartu Sant'Elena, Italy (on the southern coast of the island of Sardinia).

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 1:31:54 AM

Paphos, Cyprus

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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Bungee
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Ostia (also called Ostia Lido or Lido di Roma or Lido di Ostia) is the only district of Rome on the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 10:03:12 PM

Nice, France.

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Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 9:57:07 PM

Mataro, Spain

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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Pielededrac
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Livorno, Italy.
It is a port city on the Ligurian Sea on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy.

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Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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mafandoi
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 1:10:18 PM

Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor (Serbian Cyrillic: ?????, pronounced [k??t?r]; Italian: Cattaro) is a coastal town in Montenegro. It is located in a secluded part of the Gulf of Kotor. The city has a population of 13,510 and is the administrative center of Kotor Municipality.

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 9:48:54 AM

Jijel,
is the capital of Jijel Province in northeastern Algeria, it is flanked by the Mediterranean Sea in the region of Corniche Jijelienne.

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Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 1:18:32 AM

Ierapetra, Greece (on the southern coast of Crete)

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 11:39:44 PM

Himare,
is a bilingual region and municipality along the Albanian Riviera in southern Albania.

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Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 11:02:39 PM

Gava, Spain - just southwest of Barcelona .

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 4:57:38 PM

Fort Santa Cruz, Oran is one of the three forts in Oran, the second largest port city of Algeria.

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Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 2:08:44 PM

Episkopi Cantonment, Akrotiri and Dhekelia
(the capital of the British Overseas Territory on the island of Cyprus)

Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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SharpMe
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 1:47:04 PM

Elberta, AL (it's a small town just northeat of Gulf Shores, AL - where a couple of million folks drive to in the summer for vacation!!)
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Pielededrac
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 1:41:09 PM

Dhërmi,
is one of the nine villages of the Himara region/municipality, in Albania.

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Towns/cities on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea this round only, please.
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