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Word of the day for November 15
high roller n
  1. (Canada, US, informal, gambling) A gambler who wagers large amounts of money, usually in a casino.
  2. (Canada, US, informal) One who has a lot of money and lives luxuriously.
PointingHand.svg The Gambler”, written by Don Schlitz, was released by American country singer Kenny Rogers on this day 40 years ago in 1978 and became one of his signature songs.

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Word of the day for November 16
seasteading n
  1. The creation of permanent dwellings at sea, outside the territory claimed by any national government.
PointingHand.svg The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea came into force on this day in 1984.

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