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nursery rhyme

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature, Music
nursery rhymeˈnursery rhyme ●○○ noun [countable]  ALSEPa short traditional poem or song for children
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nursery rhymeNursery rhymes A good nursery rhyme idea is Humpty Dumpty.The first team chooses a nursery rhyme and they all sing it together.This is a good idea for a nursery rhyme party where the eggs can represent Humpty Dumpty.More than 40 children aged between three and five turned up as their favourite nursery rhyme or story book characters.He was, incidentally, the only applicant who hadn't named the drink St Clements, from the nursery rhyme.
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