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Wikipedia (/ˌwɪkɪˈpdiə/ or /ˌwɪkiˈpdiə/ WIK-i-PEE-dee-ə) is a free-access, free-content Internet encyclopedia, supported and hosted by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Those who can access the site can edit most of its articles.[1] Wikipedia is ranked among the ten most popular websites,[2] and constitutes the Internet's largest and most popular general reference work.[3][4][5][6] Read more…

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  4. Alex Woodson (July 8, 2007). "Wikipedia remains go-to site for online news". Reuters. http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSN0819429120070708. Retrieved December 16, 2007. "Online encyclopedia Wikipedia has added about 20 million unique monthly visitors in the past year, making it the top online news and information destination, according to Nielsen//NetRatings." 
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  6. "comScore MMX Ranks Top 50 US Web Properties for August 2012". comScore. September 12, 2012. Retrieved February 6, 2013.