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alcove

noun [C] uk   /ˈæl.kəʊv/ us    /-koʊv/
a small space in a room, formed by one part of a wall being further back than the parts on each side: We've put some bookshelves in the alcove.
Translations of “alcove”
in Spanish hornacina…
in French alcôve…
in German der Alkoven, die Bettnische…
in Chinese (Traditional) 凹室, 壁龕…
in Russian ниша…
in Turkish duvarda girinti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 凹室, 壁龛…
in Polish wnęka…
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