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howitzer

noun [C] uk   /ˈhaʊ.ɪt.sər/  us   /-sɚ/
a large gun which fires shells (= very large bullets) high into the air so that they drop onto the place at which they are aimed
Translations of “howitzer”
in Chinese (Traditional) 榴彈炮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 榴弹炮…
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