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rainbow

noun [C] uk   /ˈreɪn.bəʊ/  us   /-boʊ/
B2 an arch (= curved shape) of different colours seen in the sky when rain is falling and the sun is shining: The tropical butterfly's wings were shimmering with all the colours of the rainbow.
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in Korean 무지개…
in Arabic قَوْس قُزَح…
in Portuguese arco-íris…
in Catalan arc de Sant Martí…
in Japanese 虹…
in Italian arcobaleno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彩虹, 虹…
in Russian радуга…
in Turkish gökkuşağı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彩虹, 虹…
in Polish tęcza…
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