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latrinenoun [C]

 us   /ləˈtrin/
a toilet, esp. a simple one such as a hole in the ground, used in a military area or when camping (= living in a tent for a short period)
Translations of “latrine”
in Vietnamese nhà xí trong một doanh trại…
in Spanish letrina…
in Thai ห้องส้วม…
in Malaysian tandas…
in French latrines…
in German die Latrine…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指軍營或宿營地的)簡易廁所,茅坑…
in Indonesian jamban…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指军营或宿营地的)简易厕所,茅坑…
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