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morguenoun [C]

uk   /mɔːɡ/  us   /mɔːrɡ/ mainly US (UK usually mortuary)
(Definition of morgue from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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morguenoun [C]

 us   /mɔrɡ/
a ​building, or a ​room in a ​hospital, where ​deadbodies are ​kept to be ​examined or until ​buried
(Definition of morgue from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “morgue”
in Spanish morgue…
in Vietnamese nhà xác…
in Malaysian rumah mayat…
in Thai ที่เก็บศพ…
in French morgue…
in German das Leichenschauhaus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停尸房…
in Turkish morg…
in Russian морг…
in Indonesian kamar mayat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太平間,停屍房…
in Polish kostnica…
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