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phenomenon
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
something that exists or happened — especially something of special interest — sometimes someone or something that is extraordinary
  • [T]here are, among other natural curiosities, two unusual formations of land. Twenty miles from the city a pair of enormous eggs, identical in contour and separated only by a courtesy bay.... [A] more arresting phenomenon is their dissimilarity in every particular except shape and size. I lived at West Egg, the — well, the less fashionable of the two,
    p. 5.3
phenomenon = thing of interest
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