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Dataset Card for "wiki_snippets"

Dataset Summary

Wikipedia version split into plain text snippets for dense semantic indexing.

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Dataset Structure

We show detailed information for 2 configurations of the dataset (with 100 snippet passage length and 0 overlap) in English:

  • wiki40b_en_100_0: Wiki-40B
  • wikipedia_en_100_0: Wikipedia

Data Instances


  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 0.00 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 12.94 GB
  • Total amount of disk used: 12.94 GB

An example of 'train' looks as follows:

{'_id': '{"datasets_id": 0, "wiki_id": "Q1294448", "sp": 2, "sc": 0, "ep": 6, "ec": 610}',
 'datasets_id': 0,
 'wiki_id': 'Q1294448',
 'start_paragraph': 2,
 'start_character': 0,
 'end_paragraph': 6,
 'end_character': 610,
 'article_title': 'Ági Szalóki',
 'section_title': 'Life',
 'passage_text': "Ági Szalóki Life She started singing as a toddler, considering Márta Sebestyén a role model. Her musical background is traditional folk music; she first won recognition for singing with Ökrös in a traditional folk style, and Besh o droM, a Balkan gypsy brass band. With these ensembles she toured around the world from the Montreal Jazz Festival, through Glastonbury Festival to the Théatre de la Ville in Paris, from New York to Beijing.\nSince 2005, she began to pursue her solo career and explore various genres, such as jazz, thirties ballads, or children's songs.\nUntil now, three of her six released albums"}


  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 0.00 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 26.41 GB
  • Total amount of disk used: 26.41 GB

An example of 'train' looks as follows:

{'_id': '{"datasets_id": 0, "wiki_id": "Anarchism", "sp": 0, "sc": 0, "ep": 2, "ec": 129}',
 'datasets_id': 0,
 'wiki_id': 'Anarchism',
 'start_paragraph': 0,
 'start_character': 0,
 'end_paragraph': 2,
 'end_character': 129,
 'article_title': 'Anarchism',
 'section_title': 'Start',
 'passage_text': 'Anarchism is a political philosophy and movement that is sceptical of authority and rejects all involuntary, coercive forms of hierarchy. Anarchism calls for the abolition of the state, which it holds to be unnecessary, undesirable, and harmful. As a historically left-wing movement, placed on the farthest left of the political spectrum, it is usually described alongside communalism and libertarian Marxism as the libertarian wing (libertarian socialism) of the socialist movement, and has a strong historical association with anti-capitalism and socialism.  Humans lived in societies without formal hierarchies long before the establishment of formal states, realms, or empires. With the'}

Data Fields

The data fields are the same for all configurations:

  • _id: a string feature.
  • datasets_id: a int32 feature.
  • wiki_id: a string feature.
  • start_paragraph: a int32 feature.
  • start_character: a int32 feature.
  • end_paragraph: a int32 feature.
  • end_character: a int32 feature.
  • article_title: a string feature.
  • section_title: a string feature.
  • passage_text: a string feature.

Data Splits

name train
wiki40b_en_100_0 17553713
wikipedia_en_100_0 33849898

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Source Data

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Citation Information

Cite source datasets:

  • Wiki-40B:
title = {Wiki-40B: Multilingual Language Model Dataset},
author = {Mandy Guo and Zihang Dai and Denny Vrandecic and Rami Al-Rfou},
year = {2020},
booktitle   = {LREC 2020}
  • Wikipedia:
    author = "Wikimedia Foundation",
    title  = "Wikimedia Downloads",
    url    = ""


Thanks to @thomwolf, @lhoestq, @mariamabarham, @yjernite for adding this dataset.

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