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the Pentagonnoun

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the building in Washington where the US Defense Department is based, or the US Defense Department itself: The Pentagon is aiming to cut US forces by over 25 percent in the next five years.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 美國五角大樓, 美國國防部…
in Russian Пентагон…
in Turkish Pentagon, ABD Savunma Bakanlığı/Genel Kurmay Başkanlığı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 美国五角大楼, 美国国防部…
in Polish Pentagon…
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