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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A huge, four-legged animal with a thick skin, two ivory tusks, and a long trunk and is found in Africa and India.

Usage examples (36)
  • In India, the elephant is a revered animal and therefore treated with special care and attention.
  • In Arabian literature the elephant is always connected with India.
  • He writes of his safe arrival at what he calls the elephant-pens, and as a matter of course too late.
  • Mr. Davies also points to what he calls the elephant in the room - the fact that Britain remains outside of the euro zone. for more
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