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horizon

noun [S] uk   us   /həˈraɪ.zən/
C2 the line at the farthest place that you can see, where the sky seems to touch the land or sea: The moon rose slowly above the horizon. We could see a row of camels silhouetted on the horizon.
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in Arabic أُفُق…
in Korean 지평선…
in Malaysian kaki langit…
in French horizon…
in Turkish ufuk…
in Italian orizzonte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地平線…
in Russian горизонт…
in Polish horyzont…
in Vietnamese đường chân trời…
in Spanish horizonte…
in Portuguese horizonte…
in Thai ขอบฟ้า…
in German der Horizont…
in Catalan horitzó…
in Japanese 地平線, 水平線…
in Indonesian cakrawala…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地平线…
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