Christmas tree Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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Christmas treenoun

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Christmas tree noun (TREE)

[C] a real or artificial fir tree that is decorated and kept in the home at Christmas

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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Translations of “Christmas tree”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聖誕樹…
in Russian рождественская елка…
in Turkish Noel ağacı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圣诞树…
in Polish choinka…
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