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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints.

Usage examples (38)
  • Jonna says dengue is more common away from the beach.
  • I mean cholera has been around forever, and dengue is among us.
  • In english, dengue is called breakbone fever and it is very painful.
  • To my observation, dengue is a fact of life ... in several parts of tropical Mexico. for more
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  • You probably should stay clear of the "dung" (animal manure) while on safari, even if it does not cause "dengue" (a dangerous tropical disease).
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