Meaning of “gorilla” in the English Dictionary

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"gorilla" in British English

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gorillanoun [ C ]

uk /ɡəˈrɪl.ə/ us /ɡəˈrɪl.ə/

a large ape that comes from western Africa

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

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gorillanoun [ C ]

us /ɡəˈrɪl·ə/

a large ape (= animal like a monkey) that comes from western and central Africa

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