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demijohn
American English: /ˈdɛmiˌdʒɑn/
British English: /ˈdɛmɪdʒɒn/

Translation of demijohn in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • He was quite proud of it as he had gone to the coop, ‘selected’ the wine, bought several demijohns, and bottled it himself.
    • The imported liquor trade confined itself to a relatively narrow coastal strip because the fragile, bulky, heavy bottles and demijohns imposed transport restrictions.
    • Its products were landed at a small number of southern coastal ports and in standard cases of bottles and demijohns which could be quickly counted.

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