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 for arcanum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Arcanum \Ar*ca"num\, n.; pl. Arcana. [L., fr. arcanus closed,
     secret, fr. arca chest, box, fr. arcere to inclose. See
     1. A secret; a mystery; -- generally used in the plural.
        [1913 Webster]
              Inquiries into the arcana of the Godhead.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Med.) A secret remedy; an elixir. --Dunglison.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: information known only to a special group; "the secret of
           Cajun cooking" [syn: secret, arcanum]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Arcanum, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
     Population (2000):    2076
     Housing Units (2000): 891
     Land area (2000):     1.159879 sq. miles (3.004072 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.159879 sq. miles (3.004072 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            02330
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             39.991714 N, 84.554797 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Arcanum, OH

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