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body bag

noun [C] uk   us  
a heavy plastic bag used to transport a dead person, especially a soldier who has been killed in a war
Translations of “body bag”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指運送陣亡士兵屍體的)運屍袋…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指运送阵亡士兵尸体的)运尸袋…
(Definition of body bag from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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