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Roman candle Syllabification: Ro·man can·dle
Pronunciation: /ˈrōmən ˈkandl/

Definition of Roman candle in English:

noun

A firework giving off a series of flaming colored balls and sparks.
Example sentences
  • Roman candles are the best fireworks ever created.
  • She was shocked when she saw that two fireworks, possibly Roman candles, had been thrown inside.
  • The firework - a Roman candle - burnt his face and ricocheted around the living room of the flat, burning the door, ceiling, walls and windows, and nearly hit Doreen in the head.
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