How do I get my domain name back?

I paid for a domain name a few years back, but failed to renew it and closed the account later. Now I'm wishing I'd kept it and want to see if I can get it back. No one is using it, as far as I can tell (and it's pretty obscure), but it comes up as "unavailable" when I search at Yahoo domains... show more I paid for a domain name a few years back, but failed to renew it and closed the account later. Now I'm wishing I'd kept it and want to see if I can get it back. No one is using it, as far as I can tell (and it's pretty obscure), but it comes up as "unavailable" when I search at Yahoo domains (where it was originally registered) and GoDaddy. What are my options?
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