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    the point in the moon's orbit when it is closest to the earth

    At perigee, the moon is around 31,000 miles closer than when it is furthest away from the Earth.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/08/2014


a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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