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in a search engine such as AltaVista will bring you more relevant hits than merely searching on the keyword slavery.
Anatomy of a URL
This is a URL on the CNN home page: http://www.cnn.com/feedback/comments.html
This URL is typical of addresses hosted in domains in the United States:
Host computer name: www
Second-level domain name: cnn
Top-level domain name: com
Directory name: feedback
File name: comments.html
The directory name and file name often contain subject terms. These can be searched with the URL field. For example, URL:slavery will give you more relevant results than the keyword slavery by searching for this term as a directory name or a file name.