Definition of wax museum in English:

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wax museum

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

An exhibition of wax dummies, typically representing famous people and fictional characters: no wax museum is complete without its chamber of horrors
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  • She was just sitting there looking like a misplaced exhibit from the wax museum.
  • Imagine my surprise, after my ranting about theme parks, to find out that the wax museum has quite a history, most of it made and shaped by women.
  • Because of presidential election delays, the statue of George W. Bush was a bit tardy for its installation in Madame Tussaud's Times Square wax museum.

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Syllabification: wax mu·se·um

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