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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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cobraco‧bra /ˈkəʊbrə $ ˈkoʊ-/ noun [countable]  HBAa poisonous African or Asian snake that can spread the skin of its neck to make itself look bigger
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cobraMiss McFawn could stare down a cobra.Its poised, out-thrust head gave it the appearance of a cobra, a white cobra.Being in this school is like being in a cage with a cobra.The next foliage to watch for, Lamb predicts, will be ferns and cobra leaves.I saw a king cobra over there.Holly's hand moved, the lightning strike of the cobra.At Byblos she was a serpent-goddess whose cobra symbolized the eye of wisdom.
COBRACOBRA (also COBR) //  an abbreviation of Cabinet Office Briefing Room A. It can either refer to these offices or to the Civil Contingencies Committee which meets there.
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