Word: Lacuna

A “lacuna” (luh-KYOO-nuh) is a blank space or missing part. The word is derived from the Latin for “cavity.”
Example (as used by Moses Isegawa in Abyssinian Chronicles ): “The exodus of wives, relatives, friends, and hangers-on had left a big howling lacuna which wrapped the homestead in webs of glorious nostalgia.”

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