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horizonnoun

us   /həˈrɑɪ·zən/
the place in the distance where the earth and sky seem to meet: [U] We watched the horizon as the sun set.
A person’s horizons are the limit of that person’s ideas, knowledge, and experience: [pl] Spending her junior year abroad has broadened her horizons.
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horizonnoun [S]

uk   /həˈraɪ.zən/ us   /həˈraɪ.zən/
C2 the line at the farthest place that you can see, where the sky seems to touch the land or sea: The moon rose slowly above the horizon. We could see a row of camels silhouetted on the horizon.

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(Definition of horizon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “horizon”
in Korean 지평선…
in Arabic أُفُق…
in Malaysian kaki langit…
in French horizon…
in Russian горизонт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地平線…
in Italian orizzonte…
in Turkish ufuk…
in Polish horyzont…
in Spanish horizonte…
in Vietnamese đường chân trời…
in Portuguese horizonte…
in Thai ขอบฟ้า…
in German der Horizont…
in Catalan horitzó…
in Japanese 地平線, 水平線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地平线…
in Indonesian cakrawala…
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