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@@ -166,8 +166,8 @@ an C<Array>. Arrays store ordered lists.
X<hash>
These two lines of code declare two hashes. The C<%> sigil marks each
-variable as a C<Hash>. A C<Hash> is an unordered collection of pairs of
-keys and values. Other programming languages call that a I<hash table>,
+variable as a C<Hash>. A C<Hash> is an unordered collection of key/value
+pairs. Other programming languages call that a I<hash table>,
I<dictionary>, or I<map>. You can query a hash table for the value that
corresponds to a certain C<$key> with C<%hash{$key}>N<Unlike Perl 5, in
Perl 6 the sigil does not change when accessing an array or hash with

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