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English definition of “folly”

folly

noun [C] (BUILDING)    /ˈfɒl.i/ US  /ˈfɑː.li/
( especially in Britain ) a building in the form of a small castle , temple , etc., that has been built as a decoration in a large garden or park : a Gothic garden follyGarden buildings and structures
(Definition of folly noun (BUILDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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