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siren

noun [C]  us   /ˈsɑɪ·rən/

siren noun [C] (DEVICE)

a device that makes a loud warning noise: The terrible wail of sirens signaled a disaster.

siren noun [C] (WOMAN)

(in ancient Greek literature) a creature who was half woman and half bird, whose singing brought ships into dangerous waters
Translations of “siren”
in Arabic صُفّارة الإنْذار…
in Korean 사이렌…
in Malaysian siren…
in French sirène…
in Turkish siren, (ambulans, itfaiye vb.) ikaz düdüğü…
in Italian sirena…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝置, 警報器,汽笛…
in Russian сирена…
in Polish syrena…
in Vietnamese còi báo động…
in Spanish sirena…
in Portuguese sirene…
in Thai เสียงหวอ…
in German die Sirene…
in Catalan sirena…
in Japanese サイレン…
in Indonesian sirine…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装置, 警报器,汽笛…
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