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Hansel and Gretel

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishHansel and GretelHan‧sel and Gret‧el /ˌhænsəl ənd ˈɡretl/ 🔊 🔊 the two main characters in the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are a brother and sister who get lost in a forest. They find a house made of gingerbread, which is owned by an evil witch who likes to catch children and eat them. When the witch tries to cook Hansel, Gretel pushes her into the oven, and Hansel and Gretel escape with the witch's money and jewels.
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