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rain forestnoun [C]

(also rainforest,  /ˈreɪnˌfɔr·əst, -ˌfɑr·əst/ )  /ˈreɪn ˌfɔr·əst, -ˌfɑr·əst/
a forest in a ​hotarea of the ​world that ​receives a lot of rain
(Definition of rain forest from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rain forest”
in Arabic غابة ماطِرة, غابة إسْتُوائيّة…
in Korean 열대 우림…
in Portuguese floresta tropical…
in Catalan selva tropical…
in Japanese 熱帯雨林…
in Chinese (Simplified) 热带雨林…
in Turkish yağmur ormanları…
in Russian тропический лес…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱帶雨林…
in Italian foresta tropicale…
in Polish las deszczowy…
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