What Wikipedia is

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What Wikipedia is, What Wikipedia thinks it is, Mention of wiki in articles, What Wikipedia claims to be, Mention of Wikipedia in articles

After various moves to meta and back to Wikipedia, etc, a more recent version can be found at What Wikipedia thinks it is. If you wish to add further self-references within Wikipedia, please edit that page.

We talk a lot about What Wikipedia is not. But we talk actually less about what it is. For laughs, I did a 'what links here' to Wikipedia and actually looked at the results. What it is according to itself seems to be a lot of things. It's apparently an example of, or useful to help explain: