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jungle

noun  us   /ˈdʒʌŋ·ɡəl/
a forest in one of the hottest regions of the earth, where trees and plants grow very close together
Translations of “jungle”
in Arabic أدْغال…
in Korean 정글…
in Malaysian hutan rimba…
in French jungle…
in Turkish balta girmemiş orman…
in Italian giungla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 叢林, 熱帶叢林…
in Russian джунгли…
in Polish dżungla…
in Vietnamese rừng nhiệt đới…
in Spanish selva…
in Portuguese selva…
in Thai ป่าทึบ…
in German der Dschungel…
in Catalan selva, jungla…
in Japanese ジャングル…
in Indonesian hutan, rimba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丛林, 热带丛林…
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