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barn

noun [C] uk   /bɑːn/  us   /bɑːrn/
C2 a large building on a farm in which animals or hay (= dried grass) and grain are kept
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in Arabic حَظيرة…
in Korean 헛간…
in Malaysian bangsal…
in French grange…
in Turkish ahır, samanlık…
in Italian granaio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穀倉,糧倉…
in Russian амбар, хлев…
in Polish stodoła, obora, stajnia…
in Vietnamese kho thóc…
in Spanish granero…
in Portuguese celeiro…
in Thai ยุ้งฉาง, โรงนา…
in German die Scheune…
in Catalan graner, establa…
in Japanese (農場の)納屋, 家畜小屋…
in Indonesian lumbung, gudang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谷仓,粮仓…
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