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The longest words!
« on: June 02, 2017, 06:44:44 PM »
The longest  words:
1.  The longest word in the Welsh language is:
"Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch" (lan-vire-pool-guin-gith-go-ger-u-queern-drob-ooth-clandus-ilio-gogo-goch) is a Welsh word which translates roughly as "St Mary's Church in the Hollow of the White Hazel near a Rapid Whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio near the Red Cave.
2.The longest word in any of the major English language dictionaries is:
"pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis", a word that refers to a lung disease contracted from the inhalation of very fine silica particles, specifically from a volcano; medically, it is the same as silicosis
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