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barn

noun [C]  /bɑrn/ us  
a large building on a farm in which hay (= dried grass) and grain and often farm animals are kept
Translations of “barn”
in Korean 헛간…
in Arabic حَظيرة…
in French grange…
in Turkish ahır, samanlık…
in Italian granaio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穀倉,糧倉…
in Russian амбар, хлев…
in Polish stodoła, obora, stajnia…
in Spanish granero…
in Portuguese celeiro…
in German die Scheune…
in Catalan graner, establa…
in Japanese (農場の)納屋, 家畜小屋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谷仓,粮仓…
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