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English definition of “cornice”

cornice

noun [C]     /ˈkɔː.nɪs/ US  /ˈkɔːr-/
a decorative border found where the ceiling meets the walls in some rooms and also along the top of some walls and buildingsInterior decorationWalls and parts of walls
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