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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
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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
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