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English definition of “full moon”

full moon

noun [S] uk   us  
the moon when it is shaped like a complete disc, or a time when it is: There's a full moon tonight.Astronomy - general words
(Definition of full moon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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