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jack-o'-lantern

noun [C] uk   /ˌdʒæk.əˈlæn.tən/  us   /-tɚn/ US
a light made from a hollow pumpkin with holes cut into the sides like the eyes and mouth of a person's face, inside which there is a candle
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