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English definition of “artery”

artery

noun [C]  /ˈɑr·t̬ə·ri/ us  

artery noun [C] (TUBE)

biology one of the larger tubes that carry blood from the heart to other parts of the body

artery noun [C] (ROAD)

an important road, river, or other transportation route
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