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igloo

noun [C]  /ˈɪɡ·lu/ ( plural igloos) us  
a circular house made of blocks of hard snow, esp. one built by the Inuit people of northern North America
Translations of “igloo”
in Spanish iglú…
in French igloo…
in German das Iglu…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指北美北部因紐特人用堅厚雪塊蓋的)圓頂小屋…
in Russian иглу…
in Turkish Eskimo evi, iglu, kardan ev…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指北美北部伊努伊特人用坚厚雪块盖的)圆顶小屋…
in Polish igloo…
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