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Ferris wheel in Outdoor topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishFerris wheelFer‧ris wheel /ˈferəs ˌwiːl/ noun [countable] especially American English 🔊 🔊 DLOa very large upright wheel with seats on it for people to ride on in an amusement park syn big wheel British English
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Ferris wheelThe skeleton of a Ferris wheel loomed; shooting galleries and hoopla stalls were being knocked together.He rode on an elephant and on the Ferris wheel, taking only Amelia with him.For those unmoved, the Ferris wheel spun its neon lights and the shooting galleries popped.He watched the Ferris wheel rotate.The Ferris wheel is cool too because a person sits in one of the seats while it goes around.