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spawning ground

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a place where fish leave their eggs for fertilization : Salmon and sea trout use the upper river as a spawning ground.
Translations of “spawning ground”
in Chinese (Traditional) (魚的)産卵場…
in Chinese (Simplified) (鱼的)产卵场…
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