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Wunderkammer

Line breaks: Wun¦der|kam¦mer
Pronunciation: /ˈvʊndəˌkamə
 
, ˈvʊndɐˌkamɐ/

Definition of Wunderkammer in English:

noun (plural Wunderkammern /-ˌkaməːn, -ˌkaməɐn/)

A place where a collection of curiosities and rarities is exhibited.
Example sentences
  • The near randomness of this collection recalls the ‘premuseum’ Wunderkammer.
  • I took it as a Wunderkammer, a cabinet of curiosities.
  • Go and see it if you can, it is a true Wunderkammer.

Origin

German, literally 'wonder chamber'.

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