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gondola

noun [C]  /ˈɡɑn·də·lə, ɡɑnˈdoʊ-/ us  

gondola noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a container in which passengers travel, esp. one hung from a thick wire which moves up a mountain: The gondolas seat 12 skiers and move at 14 miles per hour.

gondola noun [C] (BOAT)

a long, narrow boat with a flat bottom and raised points at both ends, moved along by a person with a pole at the back end
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