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English definition of “cholera”

cholera

noun [U]     /ˈkɒl.ər.ə/ US  /ˈkɑː.lɚ-/
a serious infection of the bowels caused by drinking infected water or eating infected food, causing diarrhoea, vomiting, and often deathDigestive disorders
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