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Defining Moments: Capturing our changing world

updated 6:37 AM EDT, Fri August 29, 2014
SEPTEMBER 19 - EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND: People celebrate the<a href='http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/19/world/europe/scotland-independence-vote/index.html?hpt=hp_t1'> result of a historic referendum on Scottish independence</a>. A majority of voters rejected the possibility of Scotland breaking away from the rest of the United Kingdom. SEPTEMBER 19 - EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND: People celebrate the result of a historic referendum on Scottish independence. A majority of voters rejected the possibility of Scotland breaking away from the rest of the United Kingdom.
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Kingdom united
Mount Slamet
Climbing Matterhorn
Mexico celebrates
Harry's games
Urban colors
Catalonia calls
Final supermoon
Living goddess
Waiting in line
Teacher tributes
NATO's pivotal moment
Ma Durga
Sports diplomacy
'Throat of fire'
Snake charmer
Tomato fight
Truce in Gaza
Samba in the rain
Racing
Ebola: There's hope
Street style
Idolizing Ganesh
'A Dream of Red Mansions'
Clean clock face
Happy Independence Day
Happy Independence Day
Survivors
And jump!
Second 'supermoon'
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Editor's note: Each day, CNN brings you an image capturing a moment to remember, defining the present in our changing world. The photographs we select look at the many faces of humanity, chronicling the lives of people around the globe.

See more Defining Moments: August 2014, July 2014, June 2014, May 2014, April 2014, March 2014, February 2014, January 2014, December 2013, November 2013, October 2013, September 2013, August 2013, July 2013, June 2013, May 2013

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