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igloo

ig·loo

igloo

pronunciation:
I glu
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part of speech: noun
inflections: igloos
definition 1: an Eskimo hut, often dome-shaped and constructed of blocks of ice or hard snow.
 
definition 2: a dome-shaped building.
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Igloo is an Inuit (Eskimo) word for "house." To the Inuit people, it may seem that house is the English word for "igloo."
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