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Meaning of “the Pentagon” - Learner’s Dictionary

the Pentagon

noun
 
 
/ˈpentəɡɒn/
the department of the US government that controls the army, navy, etc, or the building where it is: The Pentagon refused to comment on potential military targets.United States politics and government
Translations of “the Pentagon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 美國五角大樓, 美國國防部…
in Russian Пентагон…
in Turkish Pentagon, ABD Savunma Bakanlığı/Genel Kurmay Başkanlığı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 美国五角大楼, 美国国防部…
in Polish Pentagon…
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