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English definition of “Hula-Hoop”

Hula-Hoop

noun [C] uk US trademark (UK hula hoop)   /ˈhuː.ləˌhuːp/ us  
a large ring, usually made of plastic, that children play with by putting it around their waist and moving their body so that it spinsToys and dolls
(Definition of Hula-Hoop from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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