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Quonset hutnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkwɒn.sɪtˌhʌt/  us   /ˈkwɑːn-/ US trademark
→  Nissen hut
(Definition of Quonset hut from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Quonset hut”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尼森式活动房屋…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尼森式活動房屋…
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