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noun [C]     /ˈhɒm.ə.ɡrɑːf/ US  /ˈhɑː.mə.ɡræf/ specialized
a word that is spelled the same as another word but has a different meaning : ' Bow ' meaning the front of a ship , ' bow ' meaning a loop made in a string or ribbon and ' bow ' meaning a device used to shoot arrows are all homographs.Terminology and vocabulary
(Definition of homograph noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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