the purchase by a charity of a life assurance policy owned by a person with only a short time to live, to enable that person to use the proceeds during his or her lifetimeSee also death futures
What Was New York’s Original Name?Gotham, the Big Apple, the City that Never Sleeps: New York City is kind of the emblem of America. And guess what? It wasn't always called "New York."
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