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Iron Curtain, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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Iron Curtain, thethe Iron CurtainˌIron ˈCurtain, the 🔊 🔊 SHPPGthe name that was used for the border between the Communist countries of Eastern Europe and the rest of Europe
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Iron Curtain, theIt was inaccessible to my family until the Iron Curtain was lifted.The gradual raising of the Iron curtain isn't just good news for politicians.The lifting of the Iron Curtain has revealed some other gifted composers with a growing international reputation.There are 18 countries represented in the league, which became truly global after the fall of the Iron Curtain.Three million more were trapped bellied the Iron Curtain in a Stalinist nightmare.
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