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hot-air balloon

noun [C] uk   us  
an aircraft consisting of a very large bag filled with heated air or other gas, with a basket (= container) hanging under it in which people can ride
Translations of “hot-air balloon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱氣球…
in Russian воздушный шар…
in Turkish sıcak hava balonu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 热气球…
in Polish balon (powietrzny)…
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