Word of the Year 2004

Merriam-Webster's #1 Word of the Year for 2004:

1. Blog (noun)

[short for Weblog] (1999) : a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer

Click on each of the other words in the Top Ten List for their definitions in Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary:

  1. incumbent
  2. electoral
  3. insurgent
  4. hurricane
  5. cicada
  6. peloton
  7. partisan
  8. sovereignty
  9. defenestration

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