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stockyard

noun [C]     /ˈstɒk.jɑːd/ US  /ˈstɑːk.jɑːrd/
a set of areas surrounded by fences where farm animals are kept before being sold or killed Animal Dwellings - man-madeAnimal dwellings - natural
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