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By Elizabeth Murray

Hundreds of the country's best spellers gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee, with the competition's finals crowning the 88th champion on Thursday night.

In honor of the annual competition of 3rd to 8th graders, we gathered some of the more impressive and interesting words that crowned champions through the past 88 years.

Can you spell as well as a spelling bee champion? Take the quiz and find out for yourself!