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foghorn

noun [C] uk   /ˈfɒɡ.hɔːn/  us   /ˈfɑːɡ.hɔːrn/
a horn that makes a very loud sound to warn ships that they are close to land or other ships: He has a voice like a foghorn (= an unpleasantly loud voice).
Translations of “foghorn”
in Chinese (Traditional) (警告霧中行駛船隻的)霧角,霧喇叭…
in Chinese (Simplified) (警告雾中行驶船只的)雾角,雾喇叭…
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