a Gothic Revival castle near Ayr in South Ayrshire, in SW Scotland: designed by Robert Adam (1772–92); includes a room dedicated to General Eisenhower
Wednesday Winner: Fata Morgana
Today’s Word of the Day was chosen by Goldie L. from Kailua-Kona, HI because it’s “very seldom used.” Fata Morgana means “a mirage of consisting multiple images, as of cliffs and buildings, that are distorted and magnified to resemble elaborate castles.” Submit your favorite word here and it could be chosen as one of our Word of the Day selections! Can’t imagine using it, but I like it! “WoD …
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