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dromedary n
  1. The single-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius).
  2. Any swift riding camel.

  Today is the Independence Day of Somalia, where most of Africa’s dromedaries can be found.

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shot across the bow n
  1. (idiomatic) A warning that negative consequences will be faced if something is carried out or allowed to continue.

  Today, the first Sunday in July in 2020, is Navy Day in Ukraine.

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Word of the day
for July 26
lexicography n
  1. The art or craft of compiling, writing, and editing dictionaries.
  2. (linguistics) The scholarly discipline of analysing and describing the semantic, syntagmatic and paradigmatic relationships within the lexicon (vocabulary) of a language and developing theories of dictionary components and structures linking the data in dictionaries.

  Scottish lexicographer and philologist Sir James Murray, the main editor of the Oxford English Dictionary from 1879 until his death, died on this day 105 years ago in 1915.

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