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English definition of “gondola”

gondola

noun [C] (CONTAINER)   /ˈɡɑn·də·lə, ɡɑnˈdoʊ-/
a container in which passengers travel , esp . one hung from a thick wire which moves up a mountain : The gondolas seat 12 skiers and move at 14 miles per hour .
(Definition of gondola noun (CONTAINER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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