The Globetrotter’s Glossary: Word of the Day is Miragincense


Miragincense (n.)

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Roots: Mirage & Incense (Click on the links to find the meanings of the root words on Merriam-Webster Dictionary).

Definition: A mirage of incense–an olfactory sensation of a smell which is elusive or illusory.

Example: Walking through the countryside of Vietnam, was a mystifying experience for Josh, who had gone there to seek examples of colonial architecture or vestiges of American occupation, but the miragincense of the woods and the distant cottages kept distracting him.


Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon (International Journal of Travel Writing & Travelling Cultures) is one of the largest online literary magazines published from Asia. It has published authors from all over the world, largely from India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Russia, United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, among others.