Definition of “hurricane lamp” - English Dictionary

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“hurricane lamp” in British English

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hurricane lampnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhʌr.ɪ.kən ˌlæmp/ us /ˈhɝː.ɪ.kən ˌlæmp/

a light produced by burning paraffin, that has a strong glass cover to protect the flame from wind

(Definition of “hurricane lamp” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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