Wiktionary:Word of the day/Archive/2019/October

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Word of the day for October 1
witch doctor n
  1. A person who is believed to ward off witchcraft and heal through magical powers; a shaman.
PointingHand.svg Today is the Independence Day of Nigeria, which commemorates the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom in 1960.
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Word of the day for October 8
dojo n
  1. (martial arts) A training facility, usually led by one or more sensei; a hall or room used for such training.
  2. (by extension) A room or other facility used for other activities, such as meditation or software development. []
  3. The dojo loach, Japanese weather loach, or pond loach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus), a freshwater fish native to East Asia.
PointingHand.svg Today, the second Monday of October in 2019, is Health and Sports Day in Japan, a day on which to enjoy sports and cultivate a healthy mind and body.
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