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English definition of “Christmas tree”

Christmas tree

noun uk   us  

Christmas tree noun (TREE)

[C] a real or artificial fir tree that is decorated and kept in the home at ChristmasTypes of evergreen and coniferous treeObjects and decorations connected with celebrations

Christmas tree noun (FOOTBALL FORMATION)

[S] in football, a formation or system in which a team has four defenders, three midfielders who play directly in front of the defence, and two attacking midfielders who play in a forward position behind one centre forward
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