jack-o'-lantern Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"jack-o'-lantern" in British English

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jack-o'-lanternnoun [C]

uk   /ˌdʒæk.əˈlæn.tən/  us   /-tɚn/ US
a ​light made from a ​hollow pumpkin with ​holescut into the ​sides like the ​eyes and ​mouth of a person's ​face, inside which there is a ​candle
(Definition of jack-o'-lantern from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jack-o’-lanternnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒæk·əˌlæn·tərn/
a pumpkin with ​itsseedsremoved and ​cut with ​holesshaped like ​eyes, a ​nose, and a ​mouth, and ​lit with a ​candle inside, which is made at Halloween
(Definition of jack-o’-lantern from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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