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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia.

Usage examples (34)
  • Turkistan or Bactriana; the dromedary is confined to Arabia and
  • How much better than a petrified peacock, or a labelled dromedary!
  • The difference between a camel and a dromedary is the difference between a hack and a thorough-bred horse.
  • Perplexed Tribune auditors decided the dromedary was a capital expense and wired O'Reilly: "WHERE IS CAMEL?" for more
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