Meaning of “the Black Death” in the English Dictionary

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"the Black Death" in British English

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the Black Deathnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌblæk ˈdeθ/ us /ˌblæk ˈdeθ/

a disease that killed an extremely large number of people in Europe and Asia in the 14th century

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

"Black Death" in American English

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Black Deathnoun

us /ˈblæk ˈdeθ/

world history a serious disease that killed a great many people in Africa, Asia, and Europe in the fourteenth century; the plague

(Definition of “Black Death” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)