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tome

noun [C] uk   /təʊm/  us   /toʊm/ usually humorous
a large, heavy book: She's written several weighty tomes on the subject.
Translations of “tome”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大部頭書,巨著…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大部头书,巨著…
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