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museumnoun [C]

uk   us   /mjuːˈziː.əm/
A1 a ​building where ​objects of ​historical, ​scientific, or ​artisticinterest are ​kept: a museum of ​modernart the Natural History Museum

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

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museumnoun [C]

 us   /mjʊˈzi·əm/
a ​building where ​people can go to ​viewworks of ​art or ​objects of ​interest to ​science or ​history: an ​art/​science/​naturalhistory museum
(Definition of museum from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “museum”
in Korean 박물관…
in Arabic مَتْحَف…
in Malaysian muzium…
in French musée…
in Russian музей…
in Chinese (Traditional) 博物館,博物院…
in Italian museo…
in Turkish müze…
in Polish muzeum…
in Spanish museo…
in Vietnamese bảo tàng…
in Portuguese museu…
in Thai พิพิธภัณฑ์…
in German das Museum…
in Catalan museu…
in Japanese 博物館…
in Chinese (Simplified) 博物馆,博物院…
in Indonesian museum…
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