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addaword.gifdefinition of perigee

noun
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 10:44:00
Definition of perigee from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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