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the Iron Curtainnoun [S]

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From 1946-1989, the Iron Curtain was the ​name of the ​border between ​WesternEurope and the communistcountries of ​EasternEurope. The Iron Curtain made it very ​difficult to ​travel into or out of ​EasternEurope.
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