Geographies in Depth

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Women dressed in traditional attire pose after taking part in rehearsals for Garba, a folk dance, ahead of Navratri, a festival when devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga, in Ahmedabad, India, September 25, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - S1BEUDHASCAB

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