Meaning of “banshee” in the English Dictionary

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"banshee" in British English

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bansheenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbæn.ʃiː/ us /ˈbæn.ʃiː/

a female spirit in traditional Irish stories whose crying sound tells you that someone in your family is going to die

(Definition of “banshee” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)