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montane adj
  1. (ecology) Of, inhabiting, or growing in mountain areas; specifically, the cool, moist upland slopes below the timberline.

montane n

  1. (ecology) Flora and fauna of a montane habitat.

  Today is International Mountain Day, which is recognized by the United Nations to highlight the importance of sustainable mountain development.

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diasporal adj
  1. Pertaining to a diaspora.

diasporal n

  1. (chemistry, medicine) A diluted colloidal solution of some compound.

  Today is International Migrants Day, which is recognized by the United Nations to emphasize the importance of treating migrants with respect, and the need to strengthen mechanisms to protect them.

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gallize v (American spelling, Oxford British English)
  1. (transitive, winemaking) To add sugar and water to (unfermented grape juice) so as to increase the quantity of wine produced.

  The German inventor Dr. Ludwig Gall, who developed the gallization process, was born on this day in 1791.

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