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  • wayfarer
    Definition: (noun) A traveler going on a trip.
    Synonyms: journeyer.
    Usage: A little way past the inn we came upon a notice-board whereon the lord of the manor warned all wayfarers against trespassing.
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This Day in History

  • Kyoto Protocol Is Adopted (1997)
    The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement to fight global warming that calls on industrialized nations to cut their greenhouse gas emissions. It was adopted during a UN Conference on Climate Change held in Kyoto, Japan, in 1997. Later that year, international representatives settled the details necessary to convert the agreement into a binding international treaty, and it came into force in 2005 after ratification by more than 125 nations. What nations declined to adopt the treaty? Discuss