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rain forest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
rain forestˈrain ˌforest, rainforest /ˈreɪnfɒrɪst $ -fɔː-, -fɑː-/ ●○○ noun [countable, uncountable]  SGa tropical forest with tall trees that are very close together, growing in an area where it rains a lot the destruction of the rain forest
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rain forestThose days when we feel like were retaining more water than a rain forest.the Brazilian rain forestHow closely knit are pollinating animals and plants in rain forest?Voice over Charles will be flying just forty feet above the rain forest canopy, at night.As in the first pavilion, the conservatory recedes into the background and the rain forest embraces visitors.Specters walk in the rain forest.A checkered garter snake gave birth to three baby snakes in the ginger belt at the edge of the rain forest.In short, farming is reducing the rain forest by 1.5% of its area annually.
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