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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arcanum  \Ar*ca"num\,  n.;  pl  {Arcana}.  [L.,  fr  arcanus  closed, 
  secret,  fr  arca  chest,  box,  fr  arcere  to  inclose.  See 
  {Ark}.] 
  1.  A  secret;  a  mystery;  --  generally  used  in  the  plural. 
 
  Inquiries  into  the  arcana  of  the  Godhead. 
  --Warburton. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  A  secret  remedy;  an  elixir.  --Dunglison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arcanum 
  n  :  information  known  only  to  a  special  group  "the  secret  of 
  Cajun  cooking"  [syn:  {secret}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Arcanum,  OH  (village,  FIPS  2330) 
  Location:  39.99155  N,  84.55382  W 
  Population  (1990):  1953  (829  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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