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Word of the Day 01/02/18 Wanderjahr

Wanderjahr (noun)
Wanderjahr [vahn-duh r-yahr]


noun, plural Wanderjahre [vahn-duh r-yah-ruh]. German.
1. a year or period of travel, especially following one's schooling and before practicing a profession.
2. (formerly) a year in which an apprentice traveled and improved his skills before settling down to the practice of his trade.


Origin: German, literally: wander year

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