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the eighth wonder of the world

Something deemed magnificent enough to be recognized along with the classical Seven Wonders of the World (which include the Great Pyramids of Egypt and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon). Many people consider the Great Wall of China to be the eighth wonder of the world.
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Here's the '8th Wonder of the World' Andre the Giant, using my 315lb grandfather, High Chief Peter Maivia as a booster seat and making my granddad look like a little boy," Johnson began in the caption.
Hagia Sophia, dubbed 8th Wonder of the World" by historians, is one of the most visited museums in the world in terms of art and architecture history.It was used as a church for 916 years.
According to him, Nigeria is the 8th wonder of the world. A country of 180m, with a pool of the best brains in the world, can not for more than 3 years since INEC was reconstituted on 21st October 2015, organize a simple election.
It is still called the 8th wonder of the world. In 2006, a memorandum of understanding was signed between Pakistan and China to rebuild and upgrade it to a width of 10 to 30 meters.
The mighty Karakorum Highway, known as the 8th wonder of the world, was built in 1968-78 to connect China to the Western World by giving access to Arabian Sea.
Pakistan has the world's highest paved international road - the Karakoram highway, which is said to be the 8th wonder of the world.
Pakistan Air Force established an air bridge between Chaklala and Gilgit for the construction and timely completion of the 8th wonder of the world.
Bucket list check for us it is definitely 8th wonder of the world. What is your top 3 bucket list?
The partnership, majority controlled by Hard Rock International, will transform the existing Taj Mahal with a complete remodel and rebrand of the property that is located on 17-acres of prime Boardwalk real estate, offering guestrooms with views of the city and ocean in the building once named the 8th wonder of the world.
He said CPEC would be the 8th wonder of the world and would immensely reduce time and space among the regions countries.
Described as 'the 8th wonder of the world,' Wigan's work includes an interpretation of da Vinci's, The Last Supper, Cinderella, her ugly sisters and stepmother in the eye of the needle and Prince Albert on the head of a pin.
"I've seen the 8th wonder of the world, Green's be thy name.
LAS VEGAS -- Manny Pacquiao, 8th wonder of the world," screamed a sign unfurled by Las Vegas Filipinos as their compatriots waved Filipino flags during Saturday's weigh-in for the WBO welterweight championship.
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Join us on this 4 day break as we visit the "8th Wonder of the World", where plants from all over the world have been brought together in one spectacular showcase, and discover the Lost Gardens of Heligan, which lay hidden for more than 70 years.