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lantern

lan·tern

lantern

 
 
pronunciation:
laen trn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a housing or case with openings or transparent sections through which light can shine, used to protect, transport, direct, or ornament the light it contains.
 
similar words:
light
definition 2: a tall, narrow structure at the peak of a building, esp. one with openings that admit light.
definition 3: a film or slide projector; magic lantern.
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