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Mar 16, 2023This week’s theme
Words related to the number 29
This week’s words
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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: The time between two new moons, about 29 and a half days. A lunar month.
From Latin luna (moon). Earliest documented use: 1398.
“‘A mountainside stripped bare in, say, one lunation. And another forest gone in another lunation, and so on.’ Tam swallowed heavily. ‘That would destroy the planet before long.’”
L.S. King; Children of the Enaisi; Loriendil Publishing; 2017.
See more usage examples of lunation in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The fetters imposed on liberty at home have ever been forged out of the weapons provided for defence against real, pretended, or imaginary dangers from abroad. -James Madison, 4th US president (16 Mar 1751-1836)
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