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Ferris wheel

noun [C]  /ˈfer·ɪs ˌhwil, -ˌwil/ us  
a structure in an amusement park consisting of a large wheel that turns slowly and has seats attached to its outer edge
Translations of “Ferris wheel”
in Korean 페리스 관람차…
in Arabic العَجَلة الكِبيرة…
in Portuguese roda-gigante…
in Catalan roda de fira…
in Japanese 観覧車…
in Italian ruota panoramica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 摩天輪,大轉輪…
in Russian колесо обозрения…
in Turkish dönme dolap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摩天轮,大转轮…
in Polish diabelski młyn…
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