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What's the longest english language word?

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The longest word in any of the major English language dictionaries is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, a 44 letter word that refers to a lung disease contracted from the inhalation of very fine silica particles, specifically from a volcano

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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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