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lair

noun [C usually singular] uk   /leər/  us   /ler/
a place where a wild animal lives, often underground and hidden, or a place where a person hides: a fox's lair the thieves' lair
Translations of “lair”
in Vietnamese hang ổ thú rừng…
in Spanish guarida…
in Thai ถ้ำของสัตว์…
in Malaysian sarang…
in French tanière…
in German das Lager…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獸穴,獸窩, (人的)藏身處,躲藏處…
in Indonesian sarang binatang liar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兽穴,兽窝, (人的)藏身处,躲藏处…
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