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English definition of “Vatican City”

Vatican City

noun     /ˈvætɪkən sɪti/
an independent state in ItalyCountry namesCountry and nationContinents and regions of the world
Vatican     /ˈvætɪkən/ adjective coming from or relating to Vatican City Nationalities Vatican noun someone from Vatican City Nationalities
(Definition of Vatican City noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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