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English definition of “graphic novel”

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graphic novel

noun [C] uk   us  
a book containing a long story told mostly in pictures but with some writing: Art Spiegelman's "Maus" is a very well-known graphic novel.
Translations of “graphic novel”
in Chinese (Traditional) 漫畫小說(多數以圖畫表示,也配合文字)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长篇剧情漫画(多数以图表示,也配着文字)…
(Definition of graphic novel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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